Date: 17th January 2012 at 12:31pm
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Hornet’s owner Laurence Bassini has this morning released his answers to fan submitted questions on the club’s Official Site.

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Aside from the expected spiel about doing the best for the club and dragging it kicking and screaming towards the Premier League there were a few points of interest –

– Bassini’s financial people are currently putting together the paperwork necessary to pay the bondholders off in full so the club can actually say it’s debt-free for once.

– The pitch will be sorted to some degree this summer: It will be re-laid, yes. As for the levelling works, they are still to be confirmed. We may feel that it’s not needed but that decision will be made soon as well. But yes, a new pitch will be laid; we’ve already paid the deposit on the hire of the specialist equipment needed.

– The Harefield Academy will remain important and open: Yes, I am happy to put my name to that. It’s vital to the future of this club.Kudos to apparently eternal optimist Stuart Davies, who described the £1m Brighton paid for sick-note Will Buckley as ‘crap’! Laughing all the way to the bank is the phrase that springs to mind for me!

What do your think of Mr Bassini’s answers? What would you ask as a follow-up?

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