Text  Larger | Smaller | Default

NewsNow

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day


Filed: Friday, 11th February 2011
By: Staff Writer


The battle for the Olympic Stadium will finally end later this morning when the OPLC announce their preferred bidder.

Both West Ham and Tottenham have been vying for the rights to use the stadium post-2012 games for the last few weeks, with exchanges becoming increasingly bitter in the past few days as each side sought to gain an advantage on the other.

However hostilities will finally end (temporarily, at least) when the Legacy Committee reveal which of the two clubs will receive their backing to move to Stratford at 11am this morning.

West Ham are considered to be hot favourites following a BBC leak on Wednesday night that suggested they had won the race. However this was later denied by the OPLC who insisted that they were yet to make a decision.

That leak enraged Tottenham and Orient supremo Barry Hearn, both of whom hinted that they are ready to take legal action should West Ham be granted use of the 500million stadium.

Stick with KUMB.com throughout the day as we bring you the very latest news and comment on the Olympic Stadium.





Related News

   arrow    Song, Payet, Henry & Abdennour: Friday's news [26th Jun 2015]
   arrow   Payet, Gold, Sakho & Tomkins: Thursday's news [25th Jun 2015]
   arrow   Shadow minister urges Government to reveal West Ham deal [24th Jun 2015]
   arrow   David Gold fires back in latest OS row [24th Jun 2015]
   arrow    Song, Downing, Payet & Bilic: Wednesday's news [24th Jun 2015]
   arrow   Payet, Rodriguez, Kuzmanovic & UEFA: Monday's news [22nd Jun 2015]
   arrow   Austin, Samuelsen, Gold & Valencia: Sunday's news [21st Jun 2015]
   arrow   West Ham agree terms with Bilic - but no announcement yet [8th Jun 2015]
   arrow    Monk, Valencia, Cresswell and Bielsa: Friday's news [5th Jun 2015]
   arrow   The KUMB Podcast: KUMB Awards XVIII with Walker and Brevett [4th Jun 2015]


Your Comments


comments powered by Disqus
 
News Image




On This Day ...

One Year Ago
20 countries grab tour TV rights
West Ham United's involvement in this summer's Football United tour has res...more
Three Years Ago
Mangane set for medical, say reports
Senegalese central defender Kader Mangane is set to undergo a medical with West Ham this weekend ahe...more
Five Years Ago
Hammers off to Germany
Avram Grant's squad will travel to Germany later this month for a pre-season tour....more