Bangor City FC today (Tuesday) warded off a second move by the tax man this year to wind it up.

The company was taken to London’s High Court by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs who petitioned to have the club wound up in respect of an unpaid tax debt of £10,334.21.

However, one of the country’s senior insolvency judges, Chief Registrar Judge Nicholas Briggs was told when the case was called on that the debt has now been paid and he was asked and agreed to dismiss the petition.

It was the second time this year the club found itself in the court.

The first time was in June when another petition by HMRC was also dismissed. Then though the tax man issued a second application.

At the time of the first petition Bangor City went on record claiming that the taxman had been making “a mountain out of a molehill” in a row over a bill that was paid a few days late.

Bangor will be playing this season in the second tier Cymru Alliance League and not eligible to compete for a Europa League spot.

It was one of three clubs to have been members of the Welsh Premier League since its inception in 1992.

It finished third in the league last season.

Had the club been wound up today its affairs would effectively have been handed over to an Official Receiver.

His job would then have been to do his best to ensure that debts are paid off by selling any assets available and then bringing business to a