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Custodians, Fans And Ownership: From Arsenal To Wrexham

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…

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April 19, 2011

Fiddling As Wrexham Burns

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…

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April 16, 2011

Further Farce At Wrexham

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,…

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March 30, 2011

Wrexham FC: Familiar Faces And Even More Familiar Divisions

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…

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March 10, 2011

Wrexhams Ownership: Peering Through The Smoke And Mirrors

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…

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March 5, 2011

Enter Stephanie Booth At Wrexham

The supporters of the club, as we mentioned on here last week, seem unlikely to be in favour of that and the one things that they need to be at present is unified. (12/01/2011) A constant theme of clubs where supporter protest has been successful in recent years has been where attempts on the part…

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March 1, 2011

A Day Of Conflicting Rumours And Confusion At Wrexham

On a Saturday afternoon, it usually takes quite something to draw attention away from what has happened on the pitch. At Wrexham, however, the truth is proving to be stranger than fiction and so it was that on Saturday even a 7-2 home defeat at home against mid-table Gateshead was overshadowed by a protest the…

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