Booth's backing Maccio as D-Day arrives?

Last updated : 18 April 2008 By Deano
Boothy in frame?
Former Directors Dino Maccio and Alan Cartledge have been in extensive talks with Booth, reports the Rotherham Star, as today's 5pm deadline for concrete bids to buy the club draws ever closer.

Cartledge confirmed that a deal could have been struck to ensure future football will be played at Millmoor - he told the Star: "We have had good, constructive discussion and have secured a financial commitment in recognition of our plans, which we are confident will give us a platform to enable football to continue to be played at the ground - something we believe the majority of Millers' fans want."

The pair have been leading a mystery consortium on behalf ofr a group of what's believed to be local businessmen, and Cartledge continued: "We are delighted that the Booth family, who have played a significant part in Rotherham's history, recognise that we can deliver a new future."

Rumours have been rife that along with a bid from Maccio, Barbot Hall based company ASD lighting were sniffing around the club this past week.

Administrator Jeremy Bleazard has already stressed that he will sell the club, even to a lone bidder, as Millers fans await anxiously for news of a takeover.

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