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Dave Allen Resigns

Wednesday have announced that club chairman Dave Allen has today resigned from his post with immediate effect.

Allen announced his resignation of both his chairman and director post at a board meeting at Hillsborough earlier today, just days before the club's Annual General Meeting.

A statement on the official SWFC website says: "The board would like to place on record their appreciation of Mr Allen's significant contribution during his chairmanship."

Allen had spent nearly four and a half years at the Hillsborough helm after taking control of the club from Geoff Hulley back in June 2003, and had also been on the board of directors three years previous.


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Date:Friday November 23 2007

Time: 3:00PM

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Shock or what
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23/11/2007 15:03:00

Well.......So this either leaves us up fecal creek without a paddle, or exciting times are ahead and we're about to be taken over or something? I'm thinking the former, it's the pessimistic Owls fan in me......
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23/11/2007 15:04:00

I expect, or hope, the club will make some sort of comment today...
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23/11/2007 15:07:00

Great news....maybe. All a bit sudden and unexpected! not sure what to make of it yet.
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23/11/2007 15:10:00

I WOULD SAY THANKYOU there is a god. LETS HOPE WE A BACK UP PLAN. what a shock
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23/11/2007 15:22:00

f*** me!! We wanted him out, but where does this leave us now??? we could be well and truly screwed by DA wantin his money back - can he just take it back? we could be shafted good and proper.
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23/11/2007 15:25:00

if he as resigned he as cut all ties so that should be that but knowing allen he will have screwed us
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23/11/2007 15:28:00

Just got in and misse it all FFS, whats going to happen to the club now then?
will it ever happen
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23/11/2007 16:08:00

This might not be good as he take the money thats owed to him and we go in to adminatration with 10pt deducted!!
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23/11/2007 16:13:00

We'll see now how good/bad he was.......maybe!
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23/11/2007 16:14:00

Ding-dong the witch is dead. Slightly nervous, but this HAS to be a good thing in the long run. Don't know what is happening with his loans though.
Disgruntled Owl
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23/11/2007 17:01:00

message to mr laws. get some points on the board because the 10 point deduction is just round the corner. after reading allens comments. no one to takeover. administration looka like the next move
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23/11/2007 17:12:00

Na na na na, na na na na heeeeeeeeyyyyyyyyy goodbye! :D Thanks for 'stabilising' us Dave, vive la revolution!!!
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23/11/2007 17:58:00

How unexpected was this!
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23/11/2007 18:44:00

as swamp fever herrinthorpe
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23/11/2007 18:55:00

i'm confused
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23/11/2007 22:29:00

Thank's for the memories Mr Dave Allen, hope you will be back soon!! :O:O:O
will it ever happen
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23/11/2007 22:38:00

Do you owe him money now?
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23/11/2007 22:42:00

i have had time to think about todays going on at s6. the more i think about it the more i think allen as set this all up to try and make him look like he cares. well he dunt give a monkeys and neither should we about him good riddance to bad pennies
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23/11/2007 23:52:00

I don't think he would have gone unless there was someone in the pipeline to come in, I have seen on teletext that Freddie Shephard was looking to take over a club in the north east very soon, could it be us??
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24/11/2007 07:33:00

Who knows but however comes first must take it up or administration will happen.
will it ever happen
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24/11/2007 10:30:00

I can't see any point in Dave Allen forcing us into administration over his 3m debts. If we go into admin, he'll only get 10p in the pound, or something like that. If we don't get anyone for a good while then yes, we could be up the *****, but hopefully, someone will be in sooner rather than later.
Disgruntled Owl
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24/11/2007 12:24:00


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