Bristol Rovers Supporters Club are aware of an article that was published in today’s Daily Mail. The article is about finances in football especially during this period of lockdown and speculates that as many as ten clubs could go to the wall within months even with the EFL’s £50 million relief loan fund.
Bristol Rovers are mentioned in the article and the following is the relevant extract from the article:
Bristol Rovers posted a debt of £24m, two-thirds of which is owed to president Wael Al-Qadi and the club’s parent company, Dwane Sports. Rovers’ average attendance in League One is 7,520 but they announced losses of £3.4m for last year. One chairman asked: ‘How do you get into that much debt in that division?’
To see the article in it’s entirety please see https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-8218809/SPECIAL-REPORT-Things-change-Football-League-TEN-clubs-wall.html