Football: Finance

Culture Media and Sport written question – answered on 15th October 2008.

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Photo of John Mann John Mann PPS (Rt Hon Tessa Jowell, Minister of State), Cabinet Office

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport which professional and semi-professional football clubs have entered administration in the last three years.

Photo of Gerry Sutcliffe Gerry Sutcliffe Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Sport)

The Football Association has advised that the following professional or semi-professional clubs have entered administration since 1 October 2005.

Crawley Town Football and Social Club: entered administration 5 June 2006;

Farnborough Town Football and Social Club Ltd.: entered administration 26 July 2006;

Halifax Town Association Football Club Ltd.: entered administration 14 March 2008;

Leeds United Association Football Club Ltd.: entered administration 4 May 2007;

Luton Town Football Club Ltd.: entered administration 22 November 2007;

Rotherham United FC Ltd.: entered administration 18 March 2008; and

Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic Community Football Club Ltd.: entered administration 7 February 2008.

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