Prev Game: Super League Fri 12th Sep

prev game - Salford Red Devils
team 1 score team 2
Salford 36 - 6 Widnes

Former Wigan coach Graham Lowe involved in Marwan Koukash's proposed takeover of Salford City Reds

Last Updated: 31/01/13 4:11pm

  • Share:

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Former Wigan coach Graham Lowe has become involved in Marwan Koukash's proposed takeover of crisis club Salford.

Lowe has flown to the UK from New Zealand at the request of Dr Koukash, who has been in discussions to buy the cash-strapped City Reds over the last week.

Lowe, 66, left his role as New Zealand coach to take charge at Wigan in 1986 and led the Warriors to both the Championship and the Challenge Cup in his three years at Central Park.

He was also coach of Queensland and held the positions of head coach and chief executive with Sydney club Manly Sea Eagles.

Salford head coach Phil Veivers has held informal discussions with Lowe but remains in the dark over any progress being made in the takeover talks.

"I've know Graham for a long time," Veivers said. "We talked about the Eighties. As for the takeover talks, I only know what I read in the papers."

Koukash is hoping to complete his takeover ahead of Salford's opening Super League match against Wigan on 1 February.

The racehorse owner is also believed to be considering a bid for the Salford City Stadium, which the Reds share with Aviva Premiership club Sale Sharks.

  • Share:

Related

Salford Winding-Up Order

Martin Gleeson is one of a host of players to have joined Salford

Seven signings in at Salford

Salford have confirmed seven new signings in the wake of the takeover by millionaire Marwan Koukash.

Salford City Reds: Takeover complete

Salford takeover completed

Millionaire racehorse owner Marwan Koukash has completed his take-over of Salford City Reds.

Marwan Koukash: Has put smiles on faces as his takeover of Salford City Reds nears completion

Veivers welcomes Koukash

The takeover of Marwan Koukash at Salford City has lifted a weight off players' shoulders, according to Phil Veivers.

Most Popular

Features

Good Week/Bad Week

Good Week/Bad Week

We take a look back at the past seven days and pick out the heroes and zeroes in the sporting world.

Barrie v Terry

Barrie v Terry

Barrie McDermott and Terry O'Connor go head-to-head with their Super League play-off predictions...

Super League Play-offs on Sky

Super League Play-offs on Sky

The Super League crown is up for grabs as the play-offs get underway on Thursday evening