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Dorchester Town Chairman To Hand Over The Reigns


Published at 4:13pm 17th January 2013.

Dorchester Town could become a community owned football club.

Chairman Shaun Hearn is poised to hand over his majority shareholding to Dorchester Town FC Community Trust.

A statement from the Club says all parties plan to work together to ensure a long term and sustainable future.

You can read the statement in full here:

Following weeks of discussion, the board of directors of Dorchester Town Football Club Ltd, Dorchester Town Youth FC and the Dorchester Town FC Community Trust have reached an agreement in principle to join forces and for Dorchester Town FC to become a Community Owned Club.
It is proposed that the majority shareholder of Dorchester Town Football Club Ltd, Shaun Hearn will transfer his shareholding to Dorchester Town FC Community Trust to be held on behalf of the Community of Dorchester.
Over the coming weeks and months all three parties will work together to develop a model which will ensure the long term and sustainable future for the club providing football from mini soccer to the top level of non-league football in a national competition.
It is intended to keep supporters fully informed and further statements will be made as the model develops.

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