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We the supporters of Northwich Victoria wish to express our frustration at the repeated failure of successive owners of our football club to manage the club's financial affairs with probity, transparency and honesty. We have seen the debt burden associated with the club rise to £1.2 million. We have been powerless to prevent this, and the non-payment of the CVA agreed by the current owner. We have been forced to live with the fact that our club's reputation in the local business world, and in the wider footballing world, is at rock-bottom.  We have seen our club - for repeated financial irregularities - fall down the national non-league pyramid to its lowest-ever point, despite performances on the pitch being good enough to offer the prospects of promotion this season. On top of this, we are now homeless and assetless. We have seen our spiritual home turned into a housing estate and its replacement become an unused wasteland in the hands of a chemical company follwoing the current owner's failure to fulfil a promise to buy the stadium. To add to the ignominy, we have been called upon to make an 80-mile round trip to support the ailing entity masquerading as NVFC next season. And all the time, we are expected to accept the situation and continue to pay out hard-earned money in support. We have, understandably, had enough of this. We feel that the only way to rescue the name of Northwich Victoria from footballing oblivion is for the supporters - the true heart blood of any football club - to be allowed proper representation in how the club should be run. We call upon the current owner to recognise that he cannot continue to run the club in its current fashion, other than running it into the ground, and either to enlist significant supporter representation in a newly defined democratic structure, or to stand aside and allow those whose interest is the club as part of their local community to take control. If that means starting a new Northwich Victoria from scratch, we call upon the current owner not to stand in the way of the wishes of a significant number of genuine supporters.

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