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Potential new investors could save troubled National League North club

Troubled Nuneaton Borough yesterday revealed that there has been a meeting at Liberty Way with potential investors for the club as they look to save the National League North side.

The Warwickshire side had a £31,000 HMRC bill to pay by the 25th of March along with former players and staff wages still needing to be paid.

They are looking at ‘high-net-worth individual, a share issue for investors and potentially a bond issue.’

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Acting chairman Jimmy Ginnelly said: “It’s been well documented that the football club is very close to going out of business. A winding up order has been issued by HMRC and there are other creditors who have sent debt collection agency to our door.

“We’re fighting fires on a daily basis but, despite this, the people present have shown a real desire and commitment to tackle the serious problems we are facing and save the Boro’. It was a positive meeting and we are now putting a plan together but I hope it will take us out of the worrying situation we’re in.

“It will not be easy, but we’re going to give it a go. These discussions are ongoing and a further statement will be issued in due course.”


It comes just two weeks since supporters raised thousands on a JustGiving page they have recently set up to help save the club from going bust.

And four weeks ago, former footballer Nick Hawkins – who only took over at rock bottom National League North side on the 2nd of November – revealed ‘he has taken the club as far as he could’ with many fans saying his decision was the final nail in the coffin.


After finding out about the recent club statement on the potential investors, fans took to social media to give their reaction and support towards the troubled non league side – find out what they wrote on the next page.


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