With the Mayoral elections over, concerns have switched to the next big polls. This week,
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nominates the site for best club blog award during the 2011/12 season. By Just skimming over the
other nominations, it's apparent that Arsenal FC blogs dominate the list, evidence that Insider is
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Supporters' Online Petition - SAVE LEYTON ORIENT FOOTBALL CLUB
We the undersigned urge the government and Mayor of London's office to help Save Leyton Orient
Football Club by reconsidering their endorsement of West Ham's move to the Olympic Stadium. Premier
League and Football League rules on ground moves clearly state a move should not "adversely affect
Clubs (or Football League clubs) having their registered grounds in the immediate vicinity of the
Reports on Tuesday suggested the deal struck between the club and the Olympic Park Legacy
Company (OPLC) has come to a halt after complaints from the Premier League outfit, with the OPLC,
the Mayor of London and the government agreeing instead to keep the stadium in public
Remember, men. There is nothing wrong with surrendering to overwhelming powers, as long
as it is done in a military manner...
West Ham United's proposed tenancy of the Olympic Stadium faces a barrage of legal challenges after
Leyton Orient joined Tottenham in arguing that the financial basis of their bid is illegal, and
implored the Premier League to withdraw its approval for the move from Upton Park.
To live is to suffer, to survive is to find some meaning in the
Tottenham Hotspur yesterday took their first predictable step in their legal battle to challenge
the decision to hand the Olympic Stadium to West Ham United. The club are seeking permission from
the High Court to bring a judicial review of Newham council's involvement in the provision of a
Â£40million loan to finance West Ham's move to the stadium after the 2012 Games.
Spurs are gearing up for possible legal action over the allocation of the Olympic Stadium to
West Ham. Their lawyers have sent a series of questions to the Olympic Park Legacy Company (OPLC)
to which it has four weeks to respond. The UK Government and the office of the Mayor of London are
joint owners of the OPLC and would be involved in any court action.
Headlines began to emerge yesterday that Spurs were taking legal action over the OPLC's decision
to award the 2012 Stratford stadium to West Ham after next year's Olympics.
Although it appears that we haven't quite got to that stage yet, this is what the official
statement reads on the club website:
â€˜At this stage the Club has not issued any proceedings against the Olympic Park Legacy Company
(the OPLC) or any other party in respect of the decision regarding the award of the Olympic
LONDON, England â€” A football club based near London's Olympic Stadium has written to British
Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to block West Ham's planned move into the venue after the
2012 games. West Ham has been named as the preferred bidder to take over the stadium, beating a
rival bid from Tottenham.
Sudan entered Monday's African Cup of Nations group finale needing a minor miracle to get
through to the next round, trailing Angola by three points for second place in Group B while
needing to make up a goal differential of -3 as well.