Club Statement regarding PMG Leisure Ltd
The Morecambe Football Club Board of Directors wish it to be noted that PMG Leisure Ltd is owned by Diego Lemos and entered administration under his ownership and not, as reported in certain sectors of the press, by Peter McGuigan.
Despite numerous assurances from the businesses owner, Diego Lemos, that funds were available to pay its creditors. Once again such funds did not materialise. We are told that the businesses main creditor tried to contact Diego Lemos on numerous occasions without success. The first we knew of the problem was when the administrators were appointed and arrived on site the next day.
Discussions with the administrators have been very positive with the Community Staff and Development Centre able to continue to operate without any break in services or delivery. The pitches are available for the Clubs scholars to use and the control room is available for Matchday.
We would like to thank all of those fans who have called the Club today expressing their concern at this turn of events. The Club will be working with the PMG Leisure Staff and the administrators to manage the transition but the message is that it is definitely BUSINESS AS USUAL and we look forward to welcoming both the Development Centre players on Friday and all ‘shrimps’ fans to the Club this coming Saturday as we entertain Notts County in yet another huge game for Morecambe Football Club.
All other areas of the Morecambe Football Club Ltd business remains unaffected. The Players, Staff & Board would also like to thank the fans who have taken the time to write to the Club directly since the news of the troubles broke just before Xmas. It has been very positive to read all of the good wishes.