Peter Varney has issued a long statement on Twitter saying that Roland has refused to engage in any meaningful way with Andrew Barclay and therefore his bid is off, although he does not rule out re-engaging if circumstances change.
Duchatelet has a long history of treating Varney with contempt. Andrew Barclay himself has praised Peter Varney's involvement and says that they worked hard for six months to find a solution.
VOTV editor Rick Everitt tweeted: 'Rhas behaved professionally and therefore deserves respect. There are various people in/around the club who set out to poison his chances.'
The Rickster added: 'Murray will now try to climb aboard the Sandgaard bandwagon clutching a copy of the fantasy peninsula prospectus. We need to make very clear to Thomas Sandgaard