A CONSORTIUM of Kilmarnock supporters hope to make an offer for the club but only if it sheds its debt. Should that come to fruition, the
Johnston has endured an acrimonious relationship with many of the supporters groups - some of whom have vowed not to put a penny more into the club while he remains in charge - and the
"We would like to acknowledge the work being undertaken by the chairman . . . to make the club debt-free and would positively encourage him to make every effort to come to an agreement with the club bankers and other significant lenders to reduce the debt to zero," said representative
"Unfortunately there remains concern amongst supporters with the long-term position of the club and we firmly believe fan and community ownership is where that lies rather than relying on a single majority shareholder who won't be around for ever. We will shortly launch formal efforts to raise the money to take the club into community ownership and we hope the business community - both private and public - as well as community groups and supporters will get behind us."
Members of the working party have yet to meet Johnston but their proposals were presented to him by
The move follows news that Rangers fans will meet Supporters Direct on Friday to discuss the possibility of delivering the Ibrox club into the hands of its fans. Four senior clubs - Clyde,
A CONSORTIUM of Kilmarnock supporters hope to make an offer for the club but only if it sheds its debt.
Should that come to fruition, the