Geoff Mesher
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'Cricket really is poor relation' - accountant

Glamorgan cricket club could go out of business and the local economy could lose out on millions of pounds if most of the club's £16m debts are not written off, it has warned.

Chief executive Hugh Morris said such a move was not something to be proud of but was essential to ensure its future.

Cardiff council has been challenged over its decision to write off £4.4m of the £6.4m it is owed.

But it could get almost nothing if the club goes into administration.

Geoff Mesher, a forensic accountant, said the council faced a stark choice if it tried to get all its money back.

He told BBC Wales' business correspondent Brian Meechan the financial model for cricket was very different from football.

  • 10 Apr 2015
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