Rolls ready to help out Kettering

HELPING HAND: George Rolls

HELPING HAND: George Rolls

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GEORGE Rolls admits he is keen to help crisis-club Kettering Town but insists he has no plans to purchase the Blue Square Bet Premier strugglers.

The Cambridge-based businessman, who told fans early last month that he will be resuming the role of Terras’ chairman, was in the Nene Park crowd on Wednesday night as the Poppies drew 1-1 with Coventry City in a friendly clash that helped raise more than £6,000 for the cash-strapped outfit.

However, Rolls, whose wife Amanda is the majority shareholder at the Bob Lucas Stadium, has played down the significance of his appearance at the Northampton-shire venue.

Speaking to Echosport, he said: “They need advice at Kettering and they are in a situation that Weymouth were in a few years ago.

“If I can help any football club in terms of advice or the processes that need to happen to safeguard their future then I will do so.

“Quite clearly FA rules state that you can’t be involved at two clubs. They aren’t worried about you having chit-chat to try and help other clubs out.

“Unfortunately, some people make things up and put two and two together and don’t always come up with four.

“At this present moment there is nothing happening at Kettering.”

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10:56am Fri 17 Feb 12

Crabber says...

What a complete and utter LIAR this man is,how can any one take him serious? How can people work with this man? Isn't there a law against people being involved with two football clubs? Eddie Mitchell had to vacate the Maggots when he went to The Cherries

"SAUSAGE OUT"
What a complete and utter LIAR this man is,how can any one take him serious? How can people work with this man? Isn't there a law against people being involved with two football clubs? Eddie Mitchell had to vacate the Maggots when he went to The Cherries "SAUSAGE OUT" Crabber
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11:46am Fri 17 Feb 12

bedpans says...

I believe that Mr Rolls is living under some misguided idea that he is the answer to all matters of concern relating to football clubs. From information gleaned within the game he appears to have no credibility so I really am at a loss to understand why he has this high opinion of his own abilities.I still want someone to explain why a man who lives in Cambridge has any affinity to Weymouth other than for financial gain
I believe that Mr Rolls is living under some misguided idea that he is the answer to all matters of concern relating to football clubs. From information gleaned within the game he appears to have no credibility so I really am at a loss to understand why he has this high opinion of his own abilities.I still want someone to explain why a man who lives in Cambridge has any affinity to Weymouth other than for financial gain bedpans
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5:32pm Fri 17 Feb 12

Artful Badger says...

Ahh, Saint George of Rolls, showing his caring side and helping with advice to the poverty stricken club. I wonder what advice he is giving out though ? Accountancy advice ? Nope, he's been struggling for a year to get out the WFC overdue accounts.
CVA Advice ? A few have their concerns over that one. He did seem to know some very gullible Lithuanians to pump money in to the club in the week before the CVA though.
How to raise some local investment ? I believe George has stepped on one or two toes of local businessmen.
Anyway, as he has told us numerous times over the last few years, it's his wife Amanda who is involved with WFC, he's had nothing to do with the club recently. But thanks for helping out at WFC George. You truly are a saint.
Ahh, Saint George of Rolls, showing his caring side and helping with advice to the poverty stricken club. I wonder what advice he is giving out though ? Accountancy advice ? Nope, he's been struggling for a year to get out the WFC overdue accounts. CVA Advice ? A few have their concerns over that one. He did seem to know some very gullible Lithuanians to pump money in to the club in the week before the CVA though. How to raise some local investment ? I believe George has stepped on one or two toes of local businessmen. Anyway, as he has told us numerous times over the last few years, it's his wife Amanda who is involved with WFC, he's had nothing to do with the club recently. But thanks for helping out at WFC George. You truly are a saint. Artful Badger
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8:48pm Fri 17 Feb 12

212 dorset says...

Why would any club want "Sausage" helping them with financial affairs?
Why would any club want "Sausage" helping them with financial affairs? 212 dorset
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