Hereford United was sadly wound-up before Christmas and talks have been on-going to ensure a phoenix club can be formed to start the 2015/16 season. United’s results this season have now been expunged from the Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Division.
As a show of support to Hereford United fans, we will be allowing a reduced admission to our remaining home league fixtures for their supporters.Those producing a HUST membership card or wearing a Hereford Utd shirt or scarf can gain entry for just £5.
Proposals for Hereford
According to reports in the Western Daily Press, there are a group of long-standing fans and businessmen lead by Jon Hale, which have been driving proposals forward with a pledge of £150,000 in start-up funding. They have also registered the name Hereford FC with the FA and are in discussions with Hereford Council over the usage of the former Bulls ground at Edgar Street.
Thursday @ 7.30pm
Hereford Welsh Club, in Hinton Road.
On Thursday an open meeting of all Hereford United supporters will be held at Hereford Welsh Club. Hale will make a presentation which will be followed by a question-and-answer session. There will then be a vote by all HUST members with polling open on 20th January to decide on the proposed partnership between the supporters’ trust and the Hale group.
The current proposal would see HUST’s 1,300 or so members own up to 50% of the club shares and have three board seats allocated on a board of seven directors. Herefordshire Council would be given the development rights of the Edgar Street stadium to ensure that no benefactor profits from the ground. All profits made by the club would be put back into the club, with no dividend to shareholders.
As the 1st ever ‘supporter owned club’ in the UK we have been through the process that now faces Hereford United and we wish the HUST every success in their endeavours to get the best possible outcome for their club. We also hope to offer a warm welcome to their members at the QE2 stadium this season.