FC Lienden has himself Tuesday due to financial problems withdrawn from the Second Division. The Island club is currently second-last on the third level in the Netherlands.
“Due to the lack of any perspective is no longer responsible and realistic found to be on the same foot to continue to go”, reports the board of the Football Support FC Lienden in a statement on the website of the club.
“Certainly after it became clear that the main sponsors are no longer willing in addition to their significant sponsor contributions guarantor must continue to stand for the substantial deficits.”
The foundation realizes that “it is not the beauty prize deserves it,” during the current season from the league. “Everything afwegende this is however the least bad solution.”
Dorpsclub reached under trainer Kraay to great heights
In 2015 was Lienden overall amateur champion and in 2015 as a 2016 took the club to the championship in the top Class. Since 2016/2017 came Lienden in the that season established the Second Division.
Under the guidance of trainer Hans Kraay jr. climbed the club from a village with five thousand inhabitants at the beginning of this century, from the fourth class amateurs to the Top. Earlier this year, Kraay in his second period at Lienden after a dispute with supporters of the club, which since then, under the leadership of ex-prof Hans of the Hair.
Lienden won the KNVB have officially informed of the decision to withdraw from the competition. The association has not yet decided what are the consequences of the disappearance of Lienden has for the Second Division.