League 2

Tue, May 23rd 2006

First play-offs decided

Watford skipper experiences high and low of promotion and relegation

The weekend saw the first 2 play-off finals decided. Watford won promotion to the Premiership, defeating Leeds United 3-nil, and Hereford United returned to the league after 9 years in the Conference, beating Halifax Town 3-2 after extra time.

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Tue, March 28th 2006

The winners of the LDV Vans Trophy final will lose out on £50,000 in prize money because the competition has lost its sponsor.

From: BBC


On top of the £50,000 prize money for winning the trophy, it seems like the clubs will also lose the money they would have expected for progressing through the previous rounds. Swansea have estimated this at around another £25,000.

The sponsor-less competition will be known as the Football League Trophy.



Wed, March 22nd 2006

League 2 club Wrexham could find themselves thrown out of the League after a sudden surge of potential buyers might mean they are unable to come out of administration by the League’s June 3rd deadline.

Administrators say they have had nine expressions of interest in buying Wrexham so far.

Related: Wrexham fans celebrate ground victory


Tue, March 14th 2006

Former chairman of Wrexham Football Club Alex Hamilton has failed to seize control of its Racecourse ground.

The Appeal Court in London has ruled that the stadium must remain in the hands of the club’s administrators.

The sale of the club will now go ahead and the administrators said the ruling was a “momentous day” in its history.

From: BBC


See also: Wrexham’s future still threatened


Thu, October 27th 2005

Wrexham’s future still threatened

The future of Wrexham FC is still in doubt despite the High Court’s decision that club owner Alex Hamilton must return the Racecourse Ground to the club.

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