Bolton move closer to administration after Brentford match cancelled

03 May 2019 05:19
• Laurence Bassini still maintains he has funds for takeover • EFL cancels match and raises prospect of administrationExpectation is growing at Bolton Wanderers that the club will go into administration after the owner, Ken Anderson, called off the proposed takeover by the former Watford owner Laurence Bassini and the English Football League cancelled the postponed Championship match at home to Brentford.The EFL itself raised the prospect of administration in a statement on Thursday, which said that if it happened the league would not insist the Brentford game be played. On Friday the EFL cancelled the game, awarding Brentford a 1-0 win, after Bolton’s safety advisory group blocked it from being played at their stadium, as rescheduled, next Tuesday. The club’s staff are understood not to have been paid their wages for last month, which were due on 30 April. Related: Bolton say proposed takeover of club by Laurence Bassini is off Related: Title race, top four, promotion and relegation – what's still at stake? Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian