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Friday Jan 3, 2020

DIVIDE: Fans and pundits give their thoughts on Nigel Wray retirement

Nigel Wray announced his retirement from the role of chairman at Saracens on Thursday, 2 January with immediate effect.

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The 72-year-old is recognised as a successful businessman and took full ownership of Saracens in 2018 and will continue to financially support the club despite retiring from his role.

Wray first invested in the club 25 years ago and has been credited with transforming Saracens into one of Europe’s top clubs and helping drag rugby into the professional era.

However his reputation was struck a blow in November when Saracens were deducted 35 points and fined £5.36m for breeching the Premiership salary cap.

Therefore Wray has split opinion among rugby fans as to whether he has had a positive influence not only on Saracens, but English rugby.

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