Huddersfield City unaffected by chairman’s companies getting into administration

On Tuesday it was announced that the PURE Group and other publicly traded companies under the leadership of Hodgkinson had been placed under administration.

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Hodgkinson owns a 75 percent stake in Huddersfield Town, but the Terriers are not legally affected by the other companies that come into management as Hodgkinson’s shares are held through PURE Sports Consultancy, which is a separate entity.

THE PRESIDENT: Phil Hodgkinson. Image: Getty Images.

A statement from the club said: “Following today’s announcement regarding the PURE Business Group, we would like to reassure supporters regarding the financial future of Huddersfield Town.

“PURE Group, former shirt sponsor PURE Legal Limited and the other publicly traded companies are led by Huddersfield Town Chairman Phil Hodgkinson. It was announced yesterday that these nine companies have been put under management.

“Mr. Hodgkinson holds 75 percent of the club’s shares through PURE Sports Consultancy. This company is not part of this promotion and as such is legally unaffected.

“Our board of directors would like to assure the Town fans that the club can meet its financial obligations in the short, medium and long term.

The John Smith Stadium in Huddersfield Town. Image: Getty Images.

“Our daily activities will remain unaffected and our full focus will be on Saturday’s Sky Bet Championship game in Cardiff City.”