It’s goodbye Lions: Milton Keynes should be ashamed

WHAT MORE CAN I DO? Lions chief executive Vince Macaulay in the club's old Winterhill home.

WHAT MORE CAN I DO? Lions chief executive Vince Macaulay in the club's old Winterhill home.

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WAS trying to build a successful British Basketball League club in Milton Keynes too much to ask for? Well, the answer appears to be yes, writes Simon Downes.

The news that MK Lions had been forced to finally give up the fight to find a permanent home in the city sadly didn’t come as much of a surprise in the end.

Some things are not meant to be, and for Lions it was a case of fourth time unlucky as the club’s 15-year stay in Milton Keynes was brought to an unfortunate end on Monday morning when chief executive Vince Macaulay agreed a deal to move the club elsewhere.

 

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