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Spurs take stadium fight to court

Tottenham have taken the first step in their legal battle to challenge the decision to hand the Olympic Stadium to West Ham.

Newham Council has arranged a £40 million loan to finance West Ham's move to the stadium after the 2012 Games.

In a statement, Spurs said: "The club has today sought permission from the High Court to bring a claim against the London Borough of Newham ("Newham") for judicial review of Newham's process in providing a loan for the conversion of the Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games.

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lukie1224250d ago

Tottenham have earned their right.

GJ234250d ago

Horrible stadium anyway. Pitch is too far away from the stand

Sahil4250d ago

One of the spurs associates was saying he was glad they lost the bid baceasue the crowd would be too far from the pitch, now this.