Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
West Ham Waits as Olympic Stadium Negotiations Drag On
Guardian, October 10th, 2012 2:29PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  england

MOST COMMENTED

The future of London’s Olympic Stadium isn’t any closer to being resolved, The Guardian reports. English Premier League club West Ham United has been the frontrunner to become the main tenant of the stadium, hoping to occupy it in time for the start of the 2014/2015 season, but the club is embroiled in negotiations with the London Legacy Development Corporation about who will pay for modifications to the stadium (which could total more than $250 million), among other things.

The LLDC Board remains split on whether the stadium should go to West Ham or not. The other bids under consideration come from fellow soccer club Leyton Orient, a group that wants to bring in Formula One racing, and a soccer business college. Meanwhile, the stadium is already committed to other projects -- concerts and other sporting events -- so some board members believe the stadium can sustain itself without professional soccer. Others believe that West Ham provides the most viable long-term solution. While the English club wants to seal a deal by the end of the month, the Guardian says that a decision could now be pushed back as far as December. 

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
High school vs. club debate rages in New Jersey    
High school vs. club has long been an issue on the boys side, culminating with the ...
Man United's Falcao Out Two Weeks    
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao will be out for another two weeks with a "new injury", ...
Arsenal's Injury Woes Ahead of Man United Clash     
While much has been made of the injury crisis facing Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal, ...
Bolton Coach Fumes at Klinsmann    
Bolton Wanderers coach Neil Lennon on Friday slammed USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann for what he called ...
Liverpool Investigates Sturridge Injury    
Liverpool has opened an investigation into Daniel Sturridge's persistent injury problems after the striker suffered yet ...
Report: Messi Could Leave Barca over Tax Threat     
According to unnamed sources cited by Spanish newspaper El Confidencial, Lionel Messi may leave Barcelona due ...
Chelsea's Costa 'Totally Recovered' From Injury    
Jose Mourinho on Friday revealed that star striker Diego Costa, who missed Spain's 3-0 win against ...
Klopp Hints at Reus Departure     
Jurgen Klopp admitted that he is powerless to keep Marco Reus at Borussia Dortmund, and hinted ...
Report: Blind Injury Not as Bad as Feared     
Manchester United on Thursday was boosted by the news that defender Daley Blind will be out ...
Parma Deducted Points for Missing Payments    
Serie A club Parma will be deducted between one and six points this season for failing ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives