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Liverpool FC ownership deal in limbo once again

Liverpool FC fans protesting US ownership "Thanks But No Yank$!" Photo by David Rawcliffe / Propaganda via Liverpool Daily Post
Liverpool FC fans protesting US ownership “Thanks But No Yank$!” Photo by David Rawcliffe / Propaganda via Liverpool Daily Post

Liverpool’s bitter ownership wrangle rumbled into Thursday after George Gillett and Tom Hicks launched an 11th hour legal bid to stop the club being sold to Boston Red Sox owner John W Henry.

Weeks of bitterness appeared to be drawing to a close late on Wednesday after London’s High Court ruled that Hicks and Gillett could not block the 300 million pounds sale of the club by sacking members of the board.

However, with Henry having flown in to attend a meeting in London with Liverpool chairman Martin Broughton and other board members to finalise the deal, Gillett and Hicks issued a statement saying they had been granted a temporary restraining order by a Texas court prohibiting the sale of the club. Here we go again?

“Regrettably, Thomas Hicks and George Gillett have tonight obtained a Temporary Restraining Order from a Texas District Court against the independent directors, Royal Bank of Scotland PLC and NESV to prevent the transaction being completed. READ FULL STORY on YAHOO SPORTS

Also read Liverpool FC fans to the banks: “Thanks But No Yank$!”

 

Liverpool board ‘resolved’ to complete sale by San Jose Mercury News

 

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