Date: 22nd August 2010 at 7:10pm
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ACCRINGTON Stanley board member David O’Neill has left the club after resigning at a board meeting following Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Macclesfield Town at the Crown Ground.

The news is yet to be confirmed by the club, but Stanley’s Executive Chairman Ilyas Khan is thought to have confirmed the news to supporters in the Crown Inn Pub, which is located next to the club’s ground.

Khan invested money in to the club as The Reds stared extinction in the face last season, as HM Revenue & Customs called in money that the club owed, but didn’t have, and took the short term role of Executive Chairman, while the club got back on it’s feet.

While managing director O’Neill was attempting to finalise a take over deal with former Chairman Eric Whalley, who still occupies the majority of the clubs shares. Negotiations have been on going for well over a year now since Whalley stepped down, and O’Neill has since been running the club.

Rumours of boardroom disagreements between Khan and O’Neill are now the talk around town, but it looks to have come to a head last night.

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