Vital Football

Latest West Ham United News

Clearing the Bank Debt

Clearing the Bank Debt

With preparations, behind the scenes, in full flow ahead of our move to the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, Karren Brady has spoken about clearing the debt the club currently has.

Speaking to a House of Lords committee, Karren told how it was essential the club started life at its new home free of debt, commenting,

"We have to pay off all our bank debt to move - we can`t take it with us."

It appears, if we`re hearing correctly, the sale of Upton Park will do just that, it`ll be a sad day as we lose part of our heritage that we all love and admire.

But, continuing, Karren has hit back at those critics who infer we`ve acquired a new home on the cheap, with it being intimated that we`ll be paying a mere £15 million for the stadium and a rent of £2 million a year, remarking,

"West Ham is not getting a free stadium. Across the world, stadiums that are not in use die. Without anchor tenants the cost would be huge to taxpayers."

Succinctly put but will our detractors be happy with that statement, I think not!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Rossy
Date:Thursday July 25 2013
Time: 4:51PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Bellew Lets Rip at Haye

Recent West Ham United Articles

Former Hammer Picks Up Serious Injury

At Vicarage Road, on Saturday, as both sides battled out an entertaining draw, a former West Ham United player, now playing for Watford, picked up a bad injury.

Hammer Carroll Set to Play against Chelsea

Andy Carroll was, once again, conspicuous by his absence from the 18-man squad that took on Watford, at Vicarage Road, this weekend.

Watford 1 West Ham 1 - Post-Match Stat Attack

A point away from home should never be scoffed at but I can`t help thinking us Hammer supporters were hoping for more from the trip to Vicarage Road.

Watford 1 West Ham 1 - Ayew`s Views

Signed for a big fee in the summer, Andre Ayew hasn`t had the best of seasons.

Archived Vital West Ham Articles

Vital West Ham articles from

Site Journalists

Rossy
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Watford (a)?
Suggested By: rossy
Randolph2%
Kouyate0%
Reid0%
Fonte0%
Cresswell16%
Noble0%
Obiang16%
Snodgrass0%
Feghouli16%
Lanzini50%
Antonio0%
Ayew0%
Fernandes0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 26 20 3 3 63 36
2 Spurs 26 15 8 3 53 32
3 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 26 12 8 6 44 15
8 WBA 26 11 7 8 40 4
9 West Ham 26 9 6 11 33 -9
10 Stoke 26 8 8 10 32 -10
11 Burnley 26 9 4 13 31 -9
12 Watford 26 8 7 11 31 -13
13 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
14 AFC Bournemouth 26 7 5 14 26 -15
15 Swansea 26 7 3 16 24 -25
16 Middlesbrough 26 4 10 12 22 -9
17 Crystal Palace 26 6 4 16 22 -13
18 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
19 Hull City 26 5 6 15 21 -27
20 Sunderland 26 5 4 17 19 -24
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent West Ham United Results (view all)

West Ham United Fixtures (view all)

Mar 6 2017 8:00PM : Chelsea (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : AFC Bournemouth (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Leicester City (H)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : Hull City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Arsenal (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 8 2017 3:00PM : Swansea City (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Philtheiron1
The Vital Football Members League