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Farsley Celtic on the brink

The spectre of liquidation hangs over Blue Square North club Farsley Celtic who are already in trouble with the Conference for failing to fulfil two fixtures.   Administrators Mazers have rejected two bids made by a consortium led by president Jon Palmer, the latest for £500,000.  It is believed that debts total £750,000, but £200,000 of that relates to fees the administrators are charging for their work since last July.   The club have the backing of Leeds City Council who say they won't gran

Thirty Point Deduction For Luton Town FC

Luton face likely relegation to the Blue Square Conference and possible extinction after the Football League deducted them a total of 30 points. They would probably have to get 80 points next season to survive, as many as Rochdale got to reach the play offs. Many fans think that the penalty is harsh, but the League is insisting that 'rules is rules'. The Hatters were handed an initial ten-point deduction by the FA last month after they were found guilty of 15 misconduct charges involving payment to agents.