Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

Wednesdayite Get Club Assurances

Wednesdayite Get Club Assurances

Sheffield Wednesday Supporters Society Wednesdayite have been 'assured' by the club that the current financial situation with HMRC is 'under control'.

The group issued a statement on their official website yesterday following a meeting with Wednesday chief executive Nick Parker.

It read: 'After the shock and distress of hearing the news of HMRC's winding up order, we immediately contacted SWFC and arranged a meeting with CEO Nick Parker this afternoon. We were assured that the situation with HMRC is under control and the club and the bank are working together to sort the problem in time to avoid any winding up order.

'The action is a consequence of the hard line being taken by HMRC who have acted very quickly and with far less flexibility than was expected.

'So, the club tells us that it is dealing with this immediate matter. Let us see this happen.

'The issue we all need to be working hardest on is to find a solution to the poor financial state of the club which has led to this situation arising. Investment in the club and significant changes in the board room are needed if any solution to the underlying probems is to be forthcoming.'

All indications point towards a trouble-free conclusion for the Owls with regards to paying the tax bill of £550,000, so let's hope it's concluded sooner rather than later.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Nick
Date:Saturday July 24 2010
Time: 1:35PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

New Rules For 2016/17 - Reminder

With only a few weeks to go until proper football returns following our (again) unsuccessful...

FA Cup Set For 4th Sub Trial

The Football Association have confirmed that if IFAB approval is given, the FA Cup in 2016/17...

Audio - Lee Signs Revised Owls Deal Plus His Comments

News broke this afternoon from S6, but not what we all thought! Lee Renews his deal

INTERVIEW With Ex-Owls Defender Juan Cobian

Vital Wednesday Editor Ed, fires a few questions at Ex-Owls Premier League defender Juan Cobian, ENJOY!

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Editor email
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
no email
Profile
Tom Sellers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

What playing position should #swfc strengthen before 16/17 season?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Full-Backs43%
Central Defence41%
Central Midfield6%
Wide Midfield6%
Forwards1%
Squad Depth /Extra Options3%
Goalkeepers0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg22
2.OurMaurice14
3.CasOwl5
4.swfcjambo2
5.tomsellers211
6.horsejockeyS61
7.Ron Springett saves1