The excellent football blog Two Hundred Percent has a feature on the appointment of former Port Vale CEO Perry Deakin at Bury.
The article notes: “Chairman Brian Fenton, who was regarded by many of the club’s supporters as the cause of most of its recent ills, finally departed Gigg Lane at the end of May, to be replaced by Stewart Day, a thirty-one year old property developer who has been making his living in the construction industry, most notably through building student accommodation in Lancashire and Yorkshire.
Day has no previous experience of running a football club, but some might consider that an advantage considering the calibre of people that have ended up running lower division football clubs in recent years. Over the last week or so, however, the first concerns over his judgement have started to become apparent with his appointment of Perry Deakin, formerly the CEO of Port Vale, as a consultant to the club…”
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