Accrington seek seven-day extension

Published Add your comment

Football News

Accrington Stanley will ask for another week to pay their outstanding tax bill - or face being wound up.

The League Two club had hoped to pay the £308,000 owed to HM Revenue and Customs, with Wednesday the deadline to avoid closure. But they will attend Wednesday's scheduled High Court hearing and make a request to grant them a seven-day extension in order to raise the full amount.

"The club had hoped to be able to draw a line under the situation on Tuesday, however, due to delays on a couple of sources of funding we will require a further week or so to do this," said a club statement.

"After taking advice from our legal team we are more than confident that this will not be a problem and look forward to announcing the settlement of the debt in full in the next few days."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

League Two
Accrington Stanley

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again