Who remembers Geoffrey Richmond? Richmond was the owner of Bradford City in the late 1990s, an English businessman who followed a path well trodden in purchasing a football club before being left hamstrung by buying players the organisation could not afford.
Richmond ultimately capsized under a weight of debt last seen in the movie Brewster's Millions, but football has not learned from such dramatic failure.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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