An Incredible And Uncredible “Rescue Plan” For Northwich Victoria

The news, such as it is, from Northwich Victoria continues to baffle and perplex. The last time we heard from this particular club, it was starting to sound as if the proverbial fat lady was starting to clear her voice. With crowds already having dropped following their eviction from the Victoria Stadium in January, it was announced on Friday afternoon that, from the start of next season, the Vics will be sharing the Martson Road home of Stafford Rangers, more than forty miles from Northwich’s base in Cheshire. The question of how many people will be expected to follow them on such a tortuous round journey for home league matches has yet to answered by the club. Earlier this week, however, there was news, of sorts. It didn’t come from an official source, and it has yet to be confirmed by the club itself, but it has been announced that the clubs official supporters club is to be relaunched and that a fund is to be opened to facilitate the contruction of a new stadium in the clubs immediate vicinity. Details are simultaneously sketchy and detailed. The idea seems to be the brain-wave of one Steve McNally, but McNally’s involvement at the club has also caused considerable confusion amongst the clubs support, McNally doesn’t claim to be a supporter of the club and as much as we know about...

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