Posts Tagged "Wrexham"

Custodians, Fans And Ownership: From Arsenal To Wrexham

By on Apr 19, 2011 in Latest | 0 comments

The Arsenal take-over looks like being a long way from the toxic take-overs of The Glazers and Gillett & Hicks. But, as SJ Maskell writes, custodianship is about doing more than saying and doing the right things and the real power in the game lies in the majority ownership of shares. I have a friend who is an Arsenal Fan. He is also an Arsenal shareholder. Not...

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Fiddling As Wrexham Burns

By on Apr 16, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 7 comments

The news that Wrexham Football Club has been served with a Winding Up Order by HMRC came as little surprise to anybody that has been paying much attention to what has been going on at the club over the last few months or so. Indeed, this relatively new aspect to a story that has now been ongoing for several months is one of the more straightforward side-stories in a...

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Further Farce At Wrexham

By on Mar 30, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

All of quiet on the Western front at the moment. Since we last reported on the subject of Wrexham, things have been comparatively quiet. This, however, is “quiet” by the standards of Wrexham AFC, and this means that, by the standards of most over clubs, it has continued to be a busy time of statement, counter-statement, accusation and counter-accusation....

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Wrexham FC: Familiar Faces And Even More Familiar Divisions

By on Mar 10, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 2 comments

It was recently noted by some wise soul that if the recent tribulations of Wrexham FC were to be suggested as the plot for a soap opera, they would be rejected as being too far-fetched. Any lingering doubts that these particular truths are stranger than fiction have been swept from the mind over the last seven days in a tumultuous week that has seen two of the bids...

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Wrexhams Ownership: Peering Through The Smoke And Mirrors

By on Mar 5, 2011 in Finance, Latest | 6 comments

It has been another week of spin, mixed messages and division at Wrexham FC, but by the time of the kick-off in their match against Forest Green Rovers this afternoon their supporters may have a better idea of who the new owners of and investors their club are. It is important to differentiate between “having a better idea of” and actually knowing,...

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