UK time is: 03:00:00
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Swindon Rivals Oxford Near Administration?

Swindon Town's rivals Oxford United are on the brink of administration according to several reports.

The club has rumoured debts of around £4-5m with former owner Firoz Kassam charging them extortionate rent to play at the Kassam Stadium again said to be around £400,000 a year.

How someone can charge £400,000 a year for a conference club to play at the ground is just ridiculous considering the owner of the Stadium is rumoured to pocket almost everything.

The BBC reports that the clubs owners have not thought about putting the club into administration however the owners themselves have failed to re-assure fans through the clubs official website or through the supporters trust meaning some are taking the BBC report with a pinch of salt.

Ofcourse should Oxford go into administration they would be hit with a 10 point deduction leaving them bottom of the Blue Square Premier.

We hope Oxford stays around so we can continue our rivalry, we wish no club extinction.

Footballing wise it would be slightly amusing seeing Oxford in the Blue Square South next season as AFC Wimbledon pass them on the way up, should they go into administration and not be able to overturn a points deduction.




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




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

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

The Journalist

Writer: Moonraker1969 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 23 2008

Time: 6:21PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
I see they are denying this - but there is no smoke without fire.
APG_STFC
Report Abuse
26/09/2008 08:28:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Swindon Town Articles

Archived Swindon Town Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Supremegaz 6

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Scunthorpe 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Sheff Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Shrewsbury 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Southend 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Swindon 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Walsall 0 0 0 0 0 0
24. Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

DRFC Doncaster beat Premier League Sunderland
» Doncaster : 29/07/2015 21:33:01
Chasetown 0-4 Walsall - Report
» Walsall : 29/07/2015 21:14:00
DRFC Wakefield - From Walsall to Accrington
» Doncaster : 29/07/2015 19:01:00
DRFC Doncaster V Sunderland - Teams
» Doncaster : 29/07/2015 18:44:00
Walsall 0-2 West Bromwich Albion
» Walsall : 29/07/2015 17:59:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

What do you want to see more of at Vital STFC?
Suggested By:  Shaun
Blogs 0%
News 0%
Rumours 0%
Other 0%