Tax crisis sparks meltdown at Aston Villa
Aston Villa, who were on the brink of returning to the Premier League just two weeks ago, are now on the brink of a catastrophic crisis after a dramatic day at Villa Park.
Chief executive Keith Wyness was suspended as it emerged the club had missed a £4.2m tax payment and could face the threat of a winding-up order from HMRC, although the suspension and tax bill are understood to not be directly linked.
Duff and Phelps' Trevor Birch, who has also been chief executive at Chelsea and Leeds United, is now advising Aston Villa.... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...