Wakefield Wildcats Takeover Lifts Administration

By Community | February 15, 2011

Rugby Football League (RFL) club Wakefield Wildcats have survived after being rescued by administration following the sale of the club to private investment company Spirit of 1873.

The sale of the Super League team is not yet rubber-stamped and is subject to written confirmation from the RFL that the owner of Spirit of 1873, vcialis 40mg Andrew Glover, sale passes the governing body’s ‘fit and proper person’ test.

Spirit of 1873 will now take full ownership of the club and allow the Wildcats to continue to play their matches at their historic ground, medical Belle Vue for the 2011 Engage Super League season.

A club statement confirmed the news, stating: “Spirit of 1873 Ltd is delighted to announce that it has today reached an agreement with O’Hara’s, the administrators of Wakefield Trinity Rugby League Football Club Limited, to acquire the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats. At the core of our plans is securing the financial stability which will allow us to support the team on the field and give our fans the experience and success they deserve.

“We are looking forward to working closely with our Club’s famously loyal fans, the wider Wakefield community and all our sponsors and supporters to build a stable, commercially viable and successful future for this great Club.”

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