UK time is: 04:14:08
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

RUFC - Owners family package benefit

Rotherham United have, what The Advertiser describes as, a seventy-nine year old millstone round their necks.

Under a deal struck, with former board Millers 05, the current directors have to hand over what is being called a 'family package' to the Booth family, who the club rent the ground from.

This 'family package' consists of free advertising, four match tickets in the directors box and twenty-two other tickets around the ground, four FA Cup Final tickets (which are currently being bought by the club itself), ex chairman Ken Booth being honorary president of the club for life, use of the clubs physiotherapist all of which amounts to tens of thousands of pounds. And this package, described as 'madness' by financial director, Giles Brearley, will continue until the 2080's.

And, it is understood, that these privileges, will pass down to Mr Booths sons on his death.

Under the Millers 05 agreement the Booth family own the ground, the Rotherham United Suite and Hooton Lodge training ground.

Mr Brearley said he thought the former board of directors were 'very naive.'




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



Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 24 2007

Time: 10:31AM

Your Comments

'very naive' - that's a bit of an understatement.
herringthorpe
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

RUFC - Ref Watch v MK Dons (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Skipper Fears No-one (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Head-to-Head v MK Dons (Thursday April 24 2014)

RUFC - Miller In Team Of The Week (Wednesday April 23 2014)

RUFC - Play-Off Ticket Information (Wednesday April 23 2014)

RUFC - Millers Interested In Winger? (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Archived Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. herringthorpe 716
2. rybel_b 688
3. sixpence 334
4. mos60 127
5. nearlyataff 47
6. MILLER NEZ 45
7. Millie Miller 44
8. axholme 25
9. mvmiller 23
10. nogginthenog 22

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Wolves 44 30 9 5 +55 99
2. Brentford 44 27 10 7 +30 91
3. Rotherham 44 23 13 8 +27 82
4. Preston 44 22 16 6 +25 82
5. Leyton Orient 44 23 11 10 +36 80
6. Peterborough 44 22 4 18 +12 70
7. Swindon 44 19 9 16 +7 66

Breaking League News

Tubbs - We're In Good Spirits
Crawley : 24/04/2014 23:38:00
SUFC Can United take the points?
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 20:00:00
RUFC - No Interest For Croft From Millers
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 19:43:00
RUFC - Evans 'Wes Has Big Part To Play'
Rotherham : 24/04/2014 19:29:00
Port Vale v Sheffield United - History
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 19:00:00
Port Vale v Sheffield United - Match Officials
Sheff Utd : 24/04/2014 19:00:00
Orient Extend Lundstram Loan
Leyton Orient : 24/04/2014 16:53:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Play-Offs - Do You Want To Be At Home First Or Second?
Suggested By:  
First 18%
Second 66%
Doesn't Matter 16%