Arnhem city council has voted by 23 to 15 to rescue the city’s football club Vitesse which is in serious financial trouble and under court protection from creditors.
At a meeting on Monday night, attended by hundreds of supporters, the council agreed to cancel the club’s €12m debt in return for a €880,000 payment.
The club has also agreed to a far-reaching probe into its financial affairs over the past five years, the Telegraaf reports.
Premier division Vitesse is currently in 10th place in the league.
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