Gill breaks silence over United takeover bid

By Andrew Warshaw in Manchester

March 2 – Manchester United chief executive David Gill (pictured) insisted Wednesday that the club’s controversial American owners would remain in control long-term despite a growing protest movement to force them out.

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Armitt gives green light to West Ham Olympic Stadium bid

By Steven Downes

January 28 – John Armitt (pictured left), the chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA), tonight gave a green light to the possibility of Premiership football club West Ham United moving in to London’s Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games, while fulfilling the venue’s brief to deliver a lasting legacy as a national athletics stadium.

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