RHYL FC have entered the last chances saloon after chairman Paul Higginson stated “the status quo” is no longer an option.

With no income coming into the club from matchday revenue, the Lilywhites now have no means to meet the club’s costs both immediately and at the start of next season.

This has plunged the future of the storied JD Cymru North side into further peril, with a formal announcement expected on April 8 if significant investment does not come forward in the next fortnight.

Mr Higginson, said: “At this stage we don’t know when football will resume, and the scale of the problem will only increase.

“It would be irresponsible not to act. There will be many football clubs in difficulties and without support from Welsh football it will be difficult for many to survive.”

The chairman also thanked members of the club’s fanbase that have helped raise more than £1,500 from the re-launch of their 200 Club and the seat sponsorship initiative.

This predicament has been a long time coming and stems from the club’s relegation from the JD Cymru Premier and their failure to enter meaningful discussions with ground owner David Butters.

Higginson added there has been “expressions of interest” regarding the purchase of Rhyl FC in the past, and is calling on any willing parties to come forward at the earliest opportunity.

“My role is to ensure that if there are new owners or investors, they are the right people with the interests of Rhyl FC and it’s community at heart,” added Mr Higginson.

“The next two weeks for Rhyl Football Club are now our most critical in recent history and failure to resolve the ground ownership issue along with identifying the required investment will lead to the unthinkable.

“This will see the end of something that has been at the heart of the Rhyl community for over 100 years and has become a more serious issue than just the paying the rent.”

Anyone wishing for more information can contact Mr Higginson at sponsorship@rhylfc.co.uk.