Notts county have confirmed that they have been issued with a winding up petition. In a statement the club said; ‘On Friday evening it was brought to the attention of the Notts County Chairman, Ray Trew, that the Football Club is due to appear in the High Court on Monday 11 February to defend a winding up petition,” County’s statement read.
‘This action came without any prior notification to the Chairman and his fellow Directors. After investigation, it was found that this petition was being brought by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) for PAYE payable on Wednesday 19 December 2012.
“The club can state, unequivocally, that the business is completely up to date with all VAT and PAYE monies,” the statement added.