Just seen the below on the non league daily website. What are the chances that they end up playing at our place before the end of the season?<br><br><br>Runcorn’s top football club could be forced to leave the borough for good within weeks, it has been revealed. <br><br>A bitter cash crisis at Nationwide North club Runcorn FC Halton means it can no longer afford to pay the ?60,000-per-year rent to use the Halton Stadium. <br><br>Crowds of less than 250 - against a break-even figure of 400 - and a lack of sponsorship and financial backing means the club is staring into the abyss. In fact, chairman Dr Dave Robertson had to pay the latest ?6,000 rent instalment with his own credit card. <br><br>He has warned that unless the club finds new backers the Linnets will be forced to leave Halton and complete the current campaign with an unpaid junior squad. <br><br>A total of ?120,000 is needed to complete the season, with the current squad, at the stadium. <br><br>Dr Robertson said: 'The two other directors and myself are not bottomless pits and we’ve run out of resources. If the money cannot be found from somewhere and backers are not available to take this club forward, then we’ll not be playing in Halton at the end of the season<br><br>

It is shame when this happens to clubs. Worksop are having problems as well with debts and the council.

This shows how bad things are!<br><br>SHOCK AS McDONALD IS RELIEVED OF HIS DUTIES<br>25/01/2005 <br> <br>Nationwide North club Runcorn FC Halton have announced the shock news that the managerial team of Alvin McDonald and Peter Carroll have been relieved of their duties with immediate effect. <br><br>This has arisen due to the financial constraints at the club that has meant a review of various aspects of the present structure. <br><br>McDonald (pictured) and Carroll were formerly in charge of fellow Nationwide North outfit Vauxhall Motors, with the duo achieving numerous successes at Rivacre Park. They also had a brief spell at Conference National side Northwich Victoria last season and were only appointed as successors to Chris Lightfoot and Eddie Bishop in October. <br><br>The club have placed on record its thanks for the work done by McDonald and Carroll since their appointments, and have wished them both the best of luck with any future managerial careers that they may undertake. <br><br>Senior players Steve Carragher and Steve Soley will be in charge of team affairs in a caretaker role for the immediate future, starting with the GLS National Conference cup tie against Conferece National high-flyers Carlisle United at the Halton Stadium on Tuesday night. <br>