Bulls: No winding-up order
The Bradford Bulls have allayed fears that they had become the subject of a winding up order.
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OK Bulls Limited, the company which owns the club, appeared on a court winding-up list at the weekend over an unpaid tax bill.
However, on Tuesday the club explained the reason for this was an "oversight" on their behalf and that the bill has now been paid.
General manager Ryan Whitcut said: "Further to the speculation surrounding the issue of a winding-up order issued by HMRC, I can confirm that this was the case due to an oversight by myself.
"As soon as the club became aware of this debt, it was paid along with all costs due and, as it was dealt with at the time, it came as a complete surprise to see that the petition was left on file.
"The RFL was informed of the situation by myself and had correspondence with HMRC to confirm that the matter was resolved."
Whitcut added: "The club is in a good financial position; Omar (Khan, who led a consortium to buy the club) has put in excess of £1million into the club during the 2012/13 season and continues to invest.
"I hope the above detail explains the club's position and puts an end to speculation. My door has been and will always been open to speak to any fans with any issues relating to the club."
A registration embargo imposed by the Rugby Football League has also been lifted as a result of the clarification.