Watford - Watford in takeover talks
UK time is: 03:00:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Watford in takeover talks

Lord Michael Ashcroft, Hornet's majority shareholder has opened preliminary discussions with an unknown party to sell his 37% majority shareholding in Watford Leisure PLC.

The news was this morning confirmed by BBC Sport

This morning, Ashcroft's company FordWat released the following statement:

'[Talks are] at a very early stage and there can be no certainty that an offer for the company will be forthcoming.

'A further announcement will be made in due course.'


Fingers crossed talks will develop positively and Ashcroft will sell up. Hopefully Ashcroft will be desperate to sell and avoid losing any more money in an investment that has hardly been plain sailing for him.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Tom Bodell Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday December 3 2010

Time: 11:47AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Ashcroft may not be every ones cup of tea, but at least he stopped the club from going in to administration, sure, we need new owners with deep pockets to try and secure the clubs future. lets hope this is positive....
ANDY710
Report Abuse
04/12/2010 20:05:00

I echo that sentiment entirely, we are of course indebted to Ashcroft for that. However, I hope he does not just sell to anyone to force through a deal and re-coup as much money as possible, that he considers the good of the club (if and) when selling.
wfc123
Report Abuse
05/12/2010 00:53:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Watford Articles

Archived Watford Articles

List All Vital Watford Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Swansea 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Watford 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. WBA 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. West Ham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Watford Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Double Woodman Exit? Freddie Loan Confirmed
Newcastle : 29/07/2015 20:51:00
Wisdom Signs as Miquel Departs
Norwich : 29/07/2015 20:06:01
Chester Completes Move - No Diaby
WBA : 29/07/2015 19:39:01
Friendly - Walsall 0-2 Albion
WBA : 29/07/2015 19:31:01
Bilic Admits Song Interest Burns Bright
West Ham : 29/07/2015 19:07:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will you be buying the new Watford FC kit?
Suggested By:  Vital Watford
Yes 55%
No 45%