Shares in Wigan- based JJB Sports have been suspended as the retailer prepares to call in the administrators.
The supplier of sportswear and equipment has been struggling for some time.
The fate of its 4,000 employees and 180 stores across the country isn't yet clear.
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Cloudy, cold, wet start to the new week, then continuing mixed and breezy
It happened after yesterday's football game, which saw Barrow win 2-0 against York City.
Blustery showers and sunny spells on Sunday. Wet for all areas by Monday afternoon. Mixed forecast into the new week