Footy Biz

More free cash for Gold and Sullivan?

Wed Aug 3 2016

City AM have this week released an in-depth article on the Olympic Stadium contract, demonstrating that the taxpayer will receive far less from a future sale of West Ham to new owners, than had been implied by the LLDC and politicians. The article comes almost a year to the day when the BBC documentary “How the Hammers Struck…

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National Audit Office asked to investigate the Olympic Stadium deal

Thu Dec 17 2015

Hats off to MP for Harrow, Gareth Thomas, for taking this important step. Read more on the Campaign website. This news comes just a week after the GLA unanimously approved a motion that the rental contract be published in full. The pressure is building on all sides. The more the LLDC resist, the greater the…

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West Ham and the Olympic Stadium – the heat is turned up

Fri Jul 17 2015

As many of you will be aware, the Trust has a major project underway to seek a review of the terms of West Ham’s rental agreement for the Olympic Stadium. We won’t repeat the detail of our position, which was set out in our article here on 24 April. But, since we’ve seen a welcome…

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West Ham and the Olympic Stadium – the CAS Trust position

Fri Apr 24 2015

Following the series of articles in the Guardian earlier this week, the issue has been picked up by more media outlets, and seems likely to gather momentum. We have prepared the following general press release, and are already discussing it with interested journalists. Charlton Athletic Supporters Trust, West Ham United and the Olympic Stadium Charlton…

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Championship Finances – The dilemma facing #Charlton Athletic #CAFC

Tue Dec 23 2014

It’s hard to believe that less than twelve months have passed since Roland Duchatelet acquired Charlton Athletic, through his ownership vehicle Staprix. So much has happened since Charlton became a part of the Belgian’s network of clubs; a bewildering influx of loan players who, overall, proved not to be fit for purpose, the departure of…

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Network Round -up; Sint-Truiden on a roll

Tue Nov 25 2014

Here are the results for the weekend 23 November: Standard de Liege, Belgium Jupiler Pro (1st) League KV Oostende- Standard: 3-2. Att: 6,631 Standard’s winning streak came to a shuddering halt, and they will be especially disappointed since Oostende suffered a red card on 37 minutes, just after Standard had levelled things up. They are…

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