Torquay United chairman David Phillips says he is uncertain whether the club will be taken over.

The board issued a statement at the end of November stating that they had agreed to sell the club National League club and hoped to complete business by Friday, 16 December.




Directors are holding a meeting at 14:00 GMT to discuss the plans.

“It’s up in their air at the moment,” Phillips told BBC Sport. “Things may develop as the day goes on.”

The financially-troubled club was taken over by a group of local businesspeople in June 2015 after lottery-winning former owner Thea Bristow departed.

They were forced into drastic cost-cutting measures, including axing closing its youth academy, moving out of their training ground and cutting the playing budget, while manager Kevin Nicholson has had to double-up as the team’s bus driver.

An agreement had been reached with Swindon-based Gaming International, but it collapsed in July after a deal to buy the freehold of Torquay’s Plainmoor ground from the local council could not be reached.
 
Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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