On Thursday 30th March, KFIB put forward the following questions to the council: Owner of the Camrose site Rafi Razzak has stated his intention to sell his 71% of the site for property development, making it all but certain that, without Council help, Basingstoke Football club will have to relocate outside the town. 1. Will Read more about Council Meeting Summary – 30th March[…]
In response to the latest IMG statement where Rafi Razzak and the club have confirmed a potential move to Farnborough, KFIB would like to invite the fans to join us in a protest against Rafi Razzak who has made it clear that he will be moving football out of Basingstoke! Please join us prior to the Read more about Join KFIB this Thursday as we protest against Razzak forcing football out of Basingstoke![…]
Tonight’s statement below from Basingstoke Town’s FC IMG has confirmed Football will be leaving Basingstoke, with Mr Razzak planning on moving the club to Farnborough so he can sell the land! KFIB response to this is WHY!?! Why do we have to move out of The Camrose? Why can we not play there next season? Read more about KFIB STATEMENT – Football at Farnborough next Season[…]
The Basingstoke Gazette Article ‘Campaign launched to save Basingstoke Town’: http://www.basingstokegazette.co.uk/news/15186010.Campaign_launched_to_save_Basingstoke_Town_FC/ Please add your comments on the Gazette website.
KFIB has been kindly invited to take part in the Basingstoke Business Expo taking place on Thursday 30 March 2017 at the Apollo Hotel! As part of our appearance, we will be talking to local businesses as well as running a petition at the expo to get businesses to say that they support Keeping Football in Read more about KFIB @ Basingstoke Business Expo[…]
On Thursday 30th March Basingstoke & Deane Council will be coming together for their council meeting. As part of the agenda they will be addressing any questions from members of the public. KFIB will be submitting a number of questions regarding the football club. Let us know what you would like us to ask. Questions must Read more about Basingstoke Council Thursday 30th March, 2017 7.30 pm[…]
Rafi Razzak’s PR company, Proteus, who have been part of the club’s Interim Management Group (IMG) and have released statements on the chairman’s behalf have confirmed to Non League Paper’s Ken Gaunt, that they are no longer working with the club. All enquiries should now be directed to David Knight, the club’s CEO and Chair of Read more about Razzak’s PR Company Step Down[…]
KFIB has received communication from 10 Downing Street. Mrs May thanked KFIB for getting in touch and has confirmed she has passed our concerns to the Department for Communities and Local Government to investigate. Nick Bitel, the chair of Sport England formally the English Sports Council has been in touch commenting: “It is extremely regrettable that Read more about 10 Downing Street joins the bid to Save Football in Basingstoke[…]
Over the last two weeks, KFIB have been liaising with the media to help raise awareness about the crisis that Basingstoke Town Football Club are in. As a result, our friends over at the Basingstoke Gazette have run a fantastic three page spread explaining the current state.
Rt Hon Maria Miller, MP for Basingstoke has responded to supporters and KFIB with the below response. Thank you to all those that have supported the campaign to date, and contacted Maria Miller. She will now meet with both the FA and also with Mr Razzak. KFIB will continue to liase with Maria Miller and Read more about Response from Maria Miller[…]