Keith Haslam Reneges On Verbal Agreement, Say Mansfield Town


Ian began writing Twohundredpercent in May 2006. He lives in Brighton. He has also written for, amongst others, Pitch Invasion, FC Business Magazine, The Score, When Saturday Comes, Stand Against Modern Football and The Football Supporter. Ian was the first winner of the Socrates Award For Not Being Dead Yet at the 2010 NOPA awards for football bloggers.

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4 Responses

  1. Chris P says:

    I’ve got a mate who supports the Stags, and asked him why Radford doesn’t just buy the stadium out-right. Unsurprisingly Haslam will only sell for a ridiculous price. My mate didn’t know exactly how much though.

  2. Micky F says:

    Not sure why Radford should pay Haslam for a stadium which he may not legally own. Surely it is time legislation was put in place to prevent this type of blatant asset stripping.

  3. Martin says:

    Haslam wants circa £3m for Field Mill – its worth about half that.

    Haslam shifted the ownership of the ground into his ownership the day he sold the club – in actual fact what he did was issues dividends to himself from the club (no actual money involved as the club didnt have any – is that legal?) and with the dividends he “purchased” Field Mill from the club. – All that happened on paper is that the ownership of the ground changed from MTFC to Haslam i think.

    So the question all Stags (and football in general) fans are asking is?

    “Why should Radford give Haslam a penny for something that he effectively stole (allegedly of course) from the club in the first place?”

    I for one make Radford right – he shouldn’t give the man a penny.

    Take Haslam to a court of law and pull his pants down, after that, leave him in Mansfield Market place for the locals.

    MTFC forever. Up the Stags!

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