Owls Face Another Winding-Up Order
Wednesday have been served with their third winding-up order in as many months over unpaid tax to Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs, according to BBC Radio Sheffield.
HMRC is seeking another £600,000 in unpaid taxes by Wednesday and the Owls will be heading for another court date on Wednesday, November 17.
Wednesday were bailed out by their creditors, the Co-operative Bank, at the last court hearing but chairman Howard Wilkinson and chief executive Nick Parker warned Wednesdayites at the time that the club wasn't out of trouble.
Parker attended a fans' forum in Sheffield tonight and revealed that an overseas oilfield company have offered to pay £600,000 to pay off some of the current debt.
But he refused to confirm whether former Owls player and boss Chris Turner was involved in the offer, having been widely reported to be part of a consortium looking to invest in Wednesday.
Parker did reveal at the fans' forum that he was confident that the club could secure some much-needed investment, but it won't satisfy angry Owls fans who've heard it all before.
The news, although not exactly unexpected, is another kick in the teeth to Owls fans and comes in the middle of a five-game run without a win for Wednesday in npower League One.
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