The past 11 years was without doubt the greatest threat ever to the survival of Wrexham as a Football club. The demise of ITV Digital, the collapse of the transfer market and spiralling wage costs have all contributed to the club's debts, but none have contributed to the club being placed in administration on 3rd December 2004 more than the actions of Mark Guterman and Alex Hamilton and others. Of course, the innocent victims in all of what happened were us, the supporters.
There's always been talk of the supporters getting together and exercising our collective strength to influence the way the club is run and to turn back the tide of the club becoming more and more distant from us, the supporters. But until the turn of the century there was no real idea about how to go about this so it would work. The Trust is simply a tried and tested way to achieve this.
So the Trust is just an organisation where all supporters can get together in a very structured way - making it easy for the club to understand what the supporters, as a body, feel about a particular issue and because it can deliver a single message from a large body of people. Although we now own the Club, we should still always be certain that any decisions surrounding the Club and its future are always monitored to ensure no repeat of past 'mistakes',