Truro City's future looking brighter after wages paid to the players
3:28pm Friday 10th August 2012 in Cornwall
The dark clouds surrounding the future of Truro City FC seem to have cleared after it was confirmed that the first team players had received their wages.
The players had issued the club with a week’s notice, on Thursday, August 2, for their unpaid wages to be delivered to them - a deadline which passed without any word from the club.
The squad said they would be forced to quit Treyew Road, just days before the new season was due to start, if the money was not forthcoming.
This was because if there was no money for the players’ wages, there would be no money for the club’s travel costs and other expenditures needed to keep them alive in the Conference South.
Chairman Kevin Heaney was reported to be in talks with investors in London to solve the problem, but up to the Thursday deadline the only communication captain Jake Ash had received from the club was to tell him to tell the players they were not allowed to play for anyone else while contracted to Truro.
However, there was good news for the players and the fans on Friday afternoon after it was confirmed that cheques had been received and banked by the first team squad.
Truro City’s season starts at Billericay Town on August 18.