McGeoch voted off Buddies board
Ken McGeoch has been voted off the St Mirren board following his failed takeover attempt.
McGeoch was removed in his absence at a Paisley meeting following claims he had breached the club's trust by holding discussions about the buyout plans with Rangers company secretary Gary Withey, his chosen lawyer.
A club statement read: "At this evening's extraordinary general meeting at St Mirren Park Mr Ken McGeoch was voted off the board of St Mirren Football Club.
"In a vote by shareholders an overwhelming majority voted to remove Mr McGeoch from his position as a club director."
The decision was a formality as the other directors are either in the selling consortium which called for McGeoch to quit or the 10,000 Hours group looking to lead a community ownership takeover.
McGeoch attended a meeting with Withey in the St Mirren boardroom to discuss his takeover plans in November last year.
The selling consortium had described Withey's involvement as a "serious breach of trust and an error of judgement" on the part of McGeoch, who denied wrongdoing and argued that Collyer Bristow, the firm in which Withey was a partner at the time, were established as legal experts on football takeover deals.
McGeoch previously put his shares in the club up for sale and hit out at a "sustained campaign to discredit my bid and remove me from the board".
He had claimed shareholders deserved the chance to discuss the situation but it is believed he was advised by his legal team not to attend.
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