A judge has dismissed a bid to wind up struggling League One football club Southend United.
HM Revenue & Customs officials had said tax was owed and asked for the club to be wound up.
Judge Sebastian Prentis dismissed the application on Wednesday at a hearing in the specialist Insolvency and Companies Court in London.
A lawyer representing tax officials told the judge the debt had been cleared.
In December, another judge had said Southend bosses should get time to pay.
Detail of how much Southend - who are in the League One relegation zone and managed by former England defender Sol Campbell - had owed did not emerge at the hearing.