Two board directors at Derby step down ahead of potential investment

10 October 2019

Derby
Photo: Getty Images Derby's latest failed attempt at reaching the Premier League ended with Aston Villa defeating the side in the Championship play-off final last season.

David Williams, one of the outgoing directors, said stepping down was a natural step in anticipation of potential investment coming into the club.

Derby owner Mel Morris has been trying to sell the club since the middle of last season.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

David Williams and John Kirkland have stepped down from the board of directors at Derby, the club have announced, easing the path for any new potential investors into the Rams. 

The club's owner, Mel Morris, has been looking for a buyer since the middle of last season, wanting to get the club off his hands and citing the increasing cost of running a Championship club as the reason.

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