UK time is: 06:42:09
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Shambolic BEST Holdings To Buy Tranmere?

The shambolic consortium who brought Swindon Town fans such superstars as Mauro Almeida and Franklin Anzite are trying to buy or invest in Tranmere Rovers.

Whilst at the County Ground BEST Holdings gave us Ibon Arrieta who couldn't hit the side of a barn, Franklin Anzite who is perhaps the worst player I have ever seen in a Swindon shirt and Mauro Almeida who couldn't even make the first team at Accrington Stanley.

Jim Little and his cronies called the players 'Superstars' when in reality they were poor players who couldn't get into any other side. Arrieta was the only player who perhaps could have done something given a chance.

Little then went on to bring in Jose Veiga a dodgy ex-chairman from Benfica whose title was general manager.

Immediately Little began to undermind manager Paul Sturrock by saying the footballing side of things stop with Viega and NOT Sturrock.

Talks between Swindon Town and BEST Holdings collapsed late in November. Both sides blamed each other for the takeover failure.

The club said that once they asked BEST for the money, they legged it whilst BEST said the club kept changing the contract and wanted 18M to clear off.

Eventually BEST left and Andrew Fitton took over the club. Probably the best (no pun intended) thing ever to happen to the club.









Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 29 2008

Time: 5:15PM

Your Comments

We know they were are bunch of clueless people but with the probs Mr F had how much of the truth did they tell us???? Oh well water under the bridge for us now good luck Tranmere.
Nelly180
I still shudder about that BEST situation - what a complete sham that was.
APG_STFC
unlucky tranmere
lawz1981
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Staines Town Defender To Join Swindon (Thursday April 17 2014)

Kasim Done For The Season (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Kasim A Doubt For Swindon (Thursday April 10 2014)

FA To Ban Gambling (Thursday April 10 2014)

Hall To Return This Weekend (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Pritchard Returns For Swindon (Saturday April 5 2014)

Grant Hall Returns To Swindon (Monday March 31 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Swindon Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Swindon 1 - 0 Brentford
Carlisle 1 - 0 Swindon
Swindon 2 - 1 Sheff Utd
Tranmere 1 - 2 Swindon
Swindon 1 - 0 Preston
Bristol City 0 - 0 Swindon

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
4. Rotherham 42 22 13 7 28 79
5. Preston 42 21 16 5 23 79
6. Peterborough 42 21 4 17 10 67
7. Swindon 42 17 9 16 5 60
8. MK Dons 42 17 7 18 1 58
9. Port Vale 42 17 6 19 -13 57
10. Walsall 42 14 14 14 2 56

Breaking League News

Management Respond To Tranmere Victory
Crawley : 17/04/2014 23:47:00
Coventry City 1992/93 - Alive and Kicking (Part 9)
Coventry : 17/04/2014 21:57:00
SUFC Sheffield United Greatest Ever
Sheff Utd : 17/04/2014 21:46:00
RUFC - Soon Be Time To Sort Out Contracts
Rotherham : 17/04/2014 19:01:00
Ref Watch: Bantams v Posh - Sky Bet League One
Peterborough : 17/04/2014 19:00:00
Blades to put another nail in Stevenage coffin?
Sheff Utd : 17/04/2014 18:00:00
Easter Part 1 - Crawley (A)
Leyton Orient : 17/04/2014 17:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should Mark Cooper be given another season?
Suggested By:  
Yes 25%
No 75%