Wycombe Wanderers Trust, together with Bill Luby and Jim Collis, have agreed to change the scheduled Legacy Members meeting – taking place on Monday 28th January – after the Trust received an expression of interest from a second party.
Following the Trust board’s recommendation to its members regarding the best route forward for the football club, Mr Luby and Mr Collis were due to make a presentation to initiate a voting process with a view to gaining Legacy Members’ approval for their offer of investment.
Late last week, the Trust received an outline of interest from Andrew Harman and will now give Mr Harman time to submit a formal bid for consideration by the board of directors.
A Legacy Members meeting will still take place on Monday evening, from 7.30pm at the Union Baptist Church in High Wycombe, with a number of Trust board directors present.
Chairman Trevor Stroud said: “Following discussions this week with Bill and Jim, we have mutually agreed to postpone that part of the meeting where they were due to present their offer to Legacy Members.
“The Trust have been in discussions with Andrew for a number of months and he will be offered the opportunity to make a formal bid, so we look forward to receiving full details in due course and we will update members accordingly.
“We feel this is the best and right approach and thank Legacy Members for their patience and understanding of the change in arrangements at late notice. We are keen for a meeting to still take place on Monday, and invite Legacy Members to hear further clarification of the situation and take the opportunity to ask questions.
“Bill and Jim will now not be visiting the club this weekend but we will look to arrange a new date with them at some point in the near future.”
A statement from Bill Luby and Jim Collis read: “We remain committed to earning the support of the Wycombe Wanderers community to become stewards of this unique and special club. Above all, we want the best outcome for Wycombe Wanderers so we both encouraged and welcomed the Trust’s decision to open up this process. We look forward to presenting our proposal in the near future.”
Fan representatives from the EFL’s three divisions met with senior officials towards the end of August via teleconference to discuss ongoing issues across the leagues.