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Bates Gives Owls Chairman Radio Slot

Bates Gives Owls Chairman Radio Slot

Leeds United chairman Ken Bates has had a sly dig at Owls chairman Dave Allen by offering him a slot on his new digital radio station - Yorkshire Radio.

The former Chelsea chairman has recently purchased the radio station from current Blues owner Roman Abramovic, and jokingly announced that there would be a 'Dave Allen show' on a regular basis.

He told the Yorkshire Post: 'I am planning some exciting interviews with top people at the other clubs. You can expect to have a 'Dave Allen show' on a regular basis.'

Bates famously tried to take-over the Owls early in 2004 but ended his interest after a feud with current Wednesday chairman Dave Allen - who deemed Bates 'incompatible' with the current board at Hillsborough. The war of words still continues to this day.

Bates also said Neil Warnock would be around to 'enlighten the evenings with his profound thoughts'.


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Writer:Nick
Date:Tuesday April 11 2006
Time: 10:53AM

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Typical Bates, always the joke :)
spirtySWFC
11/04/2006 15:15:00
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"The hunt for ********** appears over when the FBI arrests a much-disliked bearded man who achieved infamy for wrecking the twin towers. Sadly, Ken Bates is later released without charge."
Auckland Owl
12/04/2006 09:00:00
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Ooh the site censored my joke, it took out the name of a well known bearded terrorist!
Auckland Owl
12/04/2006 09:01:00
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One time a Chelsea player said that if you told Bates you'd just been to Tenerife, he would say he's just come back from Elevenerife! Brilliant!
spirtySWFC
12/04/2006 10:07:00
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lol- ken bates at his best- wind up merchant.
millers4eva
12/04/2006 11:18:00
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and a Millers fan agrees with us :o
welshyowl
13/04/2006 07:49:00
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He wants to be careful, he'll be coming over to the dark side soon...
Auckland Owl
13/04/2006 10:07:00
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