Vital Football

Latest Swindon Town News

Another Statement From Swindon Town

Another Statement From Swindon Town

Club Statement

With reference to Paul Davis's comments with regards to Friday's meeting, The Wills family emphasised to all the supporter groups who attended the meeting that the management team that run the football club totally reflect their position and act according to their wishes.

The recent motions passed at the Trust STFC meeting against the 'non-football management staff' are, in the opinion of the Wills family, a direct attack against the Board and the Wills family themselves. They emphasised their disappointment that the motions had been passed, and consider the motions as another example of the regular criticism that The Board have endured at the hands of The Trust over the last five years.

Prior to the Trust STFC meeting of Wednesday 27th September Mike Diamandis was briefed to inform Paul Davis as to the extent of the clubs financial problems including the shortfall in the budget that has been made public over the last few weeks. The minutes of the meeting as detailed on the TrustSTFC website indicate that Paul Davis did not accurately pass on to the Trust the information that Mike Diamandis had provided.

The Board welcomes feedback and assistance from all fans of STFC, but believes that the way the Trust's criticisms of the Board have been reported recently has firstly taken the focus away from the team's achievements on the pitch so far this season, and secondly failed to focus on the most important issue; an overspend that the Board now needs to resolve.

At a time when everyone interested in the long-term future of the club should be working constructively together, the Board have had to face personal attacks.When, at the meeting on Friday, we asked if there was any money behind the consortium, we were told that currently there is not. By Mr Wilks' own admission he has no real funds to invest himself. He has made serious allegations towards Dunwoody, publicly insulted the Board, but was not able to attend the meeting on Friday when all the other invited made themselves available.

We appeal to all the supporters groups to help us improve the image of our football club. We appeal to the local press to contact the club for information regarding the club, and refrain from printing exaggerated and misleading articles that can only damage the long-term stability of the club. We appeal to Trust STFC to do one positive thing to help us, and that is to publicly state what was agreed on Friday; that The Board always operates with the best interests of the club at heart.


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

Writer:Moonraker1969
Date:Monday October 9 2006
Time: 6:52PM

Comments

0
What are they playing at now. Why release this today I am seriously questioning their motives as to why they are still intent to cause disarray to the club. I thought all concerned had agreed to a truce then fans have to read this pointless statement. The board are a total joke.
red_gilly
10/10/2006 19:04:00
0
one more thing, the board slate Mr Wilkes for not attending the meeting when everyone else made the effort. Does that mean Diamondis was actually there then??????????????????? as he seems to be one of the main players in the board!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! but noone ever sees.,
red_gilly
10/10/2006 19:29:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Swindon Town Articles

DEADLINE DAY: Michael Smith Confirmed To Pompey

Smith leaves Town.

DEADLINE DAY: Michael Smith To Portsmouth?

Smith heading to League Two Giants?

DEADLINE DAY: Swindon Re-Sign Louis Thompson

Louis returns..... AGAIN!

Stats: Swindon Town v Barnsley

All the stats from Swindon Town (0) vs (1) Barnsley, County Ground, Swindon, 30/1/2016, 15:00 Att: 7,532

Archived Vital Swindon Articles

Vital Swindon articles from

Site Journalists

Shaun Calderwood
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Port Vale v Swindon
Suggested By:
Swindon win54%
Port Vale win36%
Draw10%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 30 20 3 7 63 17
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 30 9 3 18 30 -12
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Swindon Town Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Colchester United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Blackpool (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Peterborough United (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Doncaster Rovers (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Oldham Athletic (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Millwall (H)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Swindon Town Results (view all)