Vital Football

Latest Rotherham United News

Mawhinney concerned over football debt

Mawhinney concerned over football debt

Lord Mawhinney, the Chairman of the Football League says that the full impact of the credit crunch has yet to hit English football because he thinks that clubs had business strategies in place before the recent recession.

Speaking to the BBC, he said that clubs are going to start negotiating season tickets, hospitality and sponsorships now for next season and some clubs are going to be in for a reality check.

In October last year, Lord Triesman, the Football Association Chairman warned, that with English clubs owing around £3bn, they would be in terrible danger if the economic climate worsened and Wigan Chairman, Dave Whelan has concerns that spiralling debts could well send a 'top flight' club out of business in the not so distant future.

Speaking to Radio Five Live, Mr Whelan said, 'The debt in the Premiership is horrendous and I have no doubt that a Premier League club will go into receivership.'

If it's going to happen in the 'big boys league' what hope have little clubs like Rotherham?

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



For the very latest League Two odds

Free £15 bet when you spend £5 on The New Football Pools

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

Writer:Herringthorpe
Date:Thursday March 26 2009
Time: 10:48AM

Comments

0
if you keep out goings below in comings then your safe no matter how big or small you are
mvmiller
26/03/2009 19:34:00
0
if you keep out goings below in comings then your safe no matter how big or small you are
mvmiller
26/03/2009 19:34:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rotherham United Articles

RUFC - Gaffer 'We'll Give It Our Best Shot'

Neil Warnock hoping to give Hull a good game tomorrow

RUFC - Rotherham United Win Award

Millers win family award

RUFC - Derbyshire 'Neil Let's Us Enjoy Our Football'

Striker has nothing but praise for Gaffer

RUFC - Neil Knows The Players Want To Play For Him

Gaffer says Saturday will be a good test for his players

Archived Vital Rotherham Articles

Vital Rotherham articles from

Site Journalists

Herringthorpe
Editor email
Profile
baldtobeamiller
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Thinking about pre-season friendlies. Who would you like to see at the New York Stadium
Suggested By:
Local Teams9%
A Premier League Side53%
A team from the Bundesliga30%
A side from Serie A4%
Someone from La Liga2%
A club from the French Ligue 11%
Other1%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Rotherham United  Results (view all)

Rotherham United  Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Hull City (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.herringthorpe113
2.rybel_b93
3.sixpence24
4.mos6012
5.Millie Miller5
6.nogginthenog4
7.axholme4
8.zipadeedoodah2
9.mvmiller1