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.
Brady, Collins, Noble & Bilic: Friday's news [5th Feb 2016]
Vaz, Noble, Cresswell & Sullivan: Thursday's news [4th Feb 2016]
Jenkinson, Payet, Zarate & Bilic: Wednesday's news [27th Jan 2016]
No ground share without our say so, insist West Ham [26th Jan 2016]
Emenike, Song, Valencia & Bilic: Tuesday's news [26th Jan 2016]
LLDC veto West Ham's veto [25th Jan 2016]
Sullivan, Bilic, Carroll & Kouyate: Saturday's news [23rd Jan 2016]
Byram excited by Bilic link-up [20th Jan 2016]
Forever blowing frothy bubbles [8th Jan 2016]
Please note that this section is for comments relating to the above news item only. Any off-topic or abusive posts will be removed. Posts including either links and/or foul language are automatically filtered and will not be published. To engage in further discussion on any of our news stories, visit the KUMB Forums.
Not a member of the KUMB Forums? You may register for free membership here.