It is believed the roles of ‘Chairman’ and ‘Vice-chairman’
were decided after a best of three rock-paper-scissors competition
held behind closed doors, with the pair agreeing to split the perks
associated with owning a debt-ridden non-league club.
But now, just weeks into their tenure, it seems the relationship
is already starting to fray.
anonymous source, who wished only to be called 'long serving
Boston United secretary John Blackwell' told impsTALK.co.uk:
“We were waiting in line at the buffet at a recent game when
out of nowhere David just pushed in, saying ‘make way for
the chairman!’. He pushed straight in front of Neil. He wasn’t
happy, especially when he found out that David had eaten the last
To compound matters, chairman Newton was clutching a CHINA plate,
whereas the vice-chairman was left with a paper-based version that
was rendered structurally unstable by the excess mayonnaise from
the Waitrose premium coleslaw.
Neil Kempster is also responsible for polishing the boardroom table
following the departure of Colin Woodcock, a task Newton allegedly
felt was 'beneath his position as chairman' but 'not really beneath
an exclusive interview with impsTALK, Neil Kempster said: “When
I ventured into this with David I knew I’d be risking a considerable
sum of my own personal money, not to mention the business, my good
reputation and so on. I was fully aware of all that, and went into
this with my eyes open.
I didn't anticipate, and this is what irks me so much, is that David
would be pushing in front of me for the smoked ham sandwiches. He
knows I like the smoked ham best. Just because he's the
chairman, he thinks he can push me around."
impsTALK requested an interview with United chairman David Newton,
which was initially granted, but his personal assistant sent a spokesman
on his behalf instead.
"What? David has a PA?" Newton's spokesman David Kempster
said. "A PA? Are you serious? He makes me oil the turnstiles
for feck's sake."