Local football: Askern Villa in crisis

Askern Villa's team have a minute's silence for the death of Gary Speed. Picture: Andrew Roe

Askern Villa's team have a minute's silence for the death of Gary Speed. Picture: Andrew Roe

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OFFICIALS at crisis-hit Askern Villa are battling against the clock to prevent the club from folding.

The troubled non-league outfit held an emergency meeting on Wednesday night after being granted a stay of execution by the Northern Counties East League (NCEL) board.

Villa were on the brink of collapse last week after they were forced to postpone their weekend home clash with Hemsworth MW due to a shortage of players – which led to the resignation of long-serving manager Brian Johnston.

 

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