Statement from Manchester Phoenix owner Neil Morris

Monday, 8th December 2003

"I was at Coventry myself on Sunday night and on behalf of Rick and myself and everyone connected with the club, I apologised to the travelling supporters for the performance of the team. I told the fans who spent their hard earned money to follow the team that they had watched a performance of a standard that does not befit a team from Manchester and that such a standard is not acceptable to either Rick or myself, and that matters will be addressed this week. To the fans who didn't go to Coventry, I apologise to you as well and assure you that we will leave no stone unturned as we correct the situation and return this team to winning form."

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