Bolton administrator optimistic of saving club as liquidation looms

27 August 2019 08:37
• Deal to sell League One club collapsed on Saturday• Talks with potential buyers ongoing prior to 5pm deadlineBolton administrator Paul Appleton says the future of the club “is still in doubt” but hopes there will be a “positive outcome” before Tuesday’s 5pm deadline set by the English Football League.Wanderers are on the brink of liquidation, with their 145-year history hanging in the balance while quibbles continue over legal paperwork. A deal to sell the Trotters to preferred bidders Football Ventures collapsed on Saturday morning - despite being virtually agreed hours earlier - and Appleton had warned on Monday that he would start closing the club down on Wednesday. Related: Crisis talks continue in attempt to save Bolton from liquidation Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian