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Supporters back Olympic Stadium move


Filed: Thursday, 3rd February 2011
By: Staff Writer


A majority of supporters now want to move to Stratford, according to the latest KUMB.com poll.

With just over 1,000 votes currently cast nearly three in five supporters now back the move to move to Stratford - a stunning turnaround since our last poll six months ago when 72 per cent of voters voted against leaving the BG.

The key component in that enormous swing appears to be the emergence of Tottenham, whose plans to challenge West Ham for the stadium were only revealed after the June 2010 poll was conducted - suggesting that whilst many supporters still oppose the idea of moving, it is a sacrifice they are prepared to make in order to prevent Spurs' relocating to east London.

The results of our three polls on the Olympic Stadium thus far are as follows:

Do you support the Board's plans to move WHUFC to the Olympic Stadium post-2012 games?
(January 2011)

Yes 57%; No 32%, Undecided 11%

Do you support the proposed move to an Olympic Stadium with a running track, post-2012 games?
(May 2010)

Yes 18%; No 72%; Undecided 10%

Do you support David Sullivan's plans to move WHUFC to the Olympic Stadium?
(January 2010)

Yes 54%; No 21%; Undecided 25%

* The latest poll is still open, should you wish to add your vote (KUMB.com members only) at http://www.kumb.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=128486

Notes: The Jan '10 poll was conducted prior to the revelation that a running track must remain at the Olympic Stadium. The May '10 poll was conducted once those plans has been revealed. The most recent poll (Jan '11) was conducted after Spurs had revealed their own plans to move to Stratford.





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