West Ham face £20m bill over Tevez affair
West Ham and Sheffield United yesterday attempted to draw a line under buy canada goose coat uk the fractious Carlos Tevez affair with a settlement that could be worth up to £20m to the Yorkshire club. The out-of-court settlement was confirmed on the day that Lord Griffiths, whose criticism of West Ham’s conduct swung the pendulum in Sheffield United’s favour in its fight for compensation, canada goose coat 1000 was due to reconvene his independent tribunal. That will now be disbanded after the clubs negotiated their own deal.
The agreement concludes a legal tussle that has best price canada goose parka been ongoing buy canada goose jacket cheap since Sheffield United were relegated in 2007 after Tevez’s goals helped keep West Ham up, despite the club having earlier been fined by the Premier League for breaking rules on third-party player ownership.
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West Ham’s chief executive, Scott Duxbury, who was criticised by Griffiths but has consistently denied any wrongdoing, said: “For everyone buy canada goose parka cheap concerned, the time was right to draw a line under this whole episode. We have had very positive discussions over a number of days with Sheffield United and acknowledge their willingness to resolve this in the best interests of both clubs.”
Duxbury, who flew to Reykjavik over the weekend for talks with Gudmundsson about the club’s future, will face further scrutiny as a result of an ongoing joint FA and Premier League review into the affair. But there must now be serious best canada goose jacket for men doubts whether that review will result in further action or even see the light of day.
Sheffield United’s chairman Kevin McCabe, added: “We are happy and satisfied with the settlement. The discussions were friendly, cooperative and in the best of spirit.”