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A year ago......Batchelor Backtracks

Looking back a year at the Trust's News Archives

Looking back to 28 November 2002, less than 24 hours after John Batchelor announced that he would transfer 100% ownership of the Club to the Supporters Trust, he reverted to a position of seeking to retain a shareholding. In addition to holding on to 24% of the shares, Batchelor was now also seeking agreement to certain conditions, not previously discussed with the Trust, regarding an ongoing role for himself at the Club.

At the time, Trust representative Steve Beck expressed his frustration about the situation:

The Supporters Trust is continuing to work damn hard to try and provide our Club with a sustainable future. Not just for the sakes of the fans and the community, but also for the staff at the Club who face a very difficult time at present.

To read the full article from 28/11/02, click on the link below.

The Trust's News Archives contain over 250 articles since January 2002. By clicking on the News Archive tab above, you can search by month and key words.

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