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Club 9 Sports Pull Out Of Owls Deal

Club 9 Sports Pull Out Of Owls Deal

American investment group Club 9 Sports have all-but pulled out of negotiations to invest in the Owls following a statement today.

The group have long been in discussions with Wednesday about a possible investment in the club, with an initial bid of nearly £2m investment for almost 40 per cent of the shares being turned down by the club.

But they've today all-but called time on their bid, saying in a statement made to the club and the fans today that they're 'not going to put forward a revised offer'.

The news will go down well amongst the majority of Wednesdayites, who were against the Club 9 Sports bid.

The current Owls board can now turn their attentions to finding investment elsewhere, whilst boss Alan Irvine is set to have no further disruptions to his plans at building a squad for the forthcoming League One campaign.



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Writer:Nick
Date:Saturday May 29 2010
Time: 9:52PM

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good
mick66owl
29/05/2010 22:05:00
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Yippppeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Yanks go home..............
Handsworth Owl
29/05/2010 22:18:00
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Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
flinoycore
29/05/2010 22:51:00
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Sorry wasnt being disrespectful to the article just tired of this uncertainty.
flinoycore
29/05/2010 22:51:00
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thank god for that dont like americans takeing over football clubs always seem to get bad press sad thing is we will have to put up with more crap for months now about someone else trying over the club
dublin owl
29/05/2010 23:03:00
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I'm happy with that :-)
tarnyowl
30/05/2010 06:29:00
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So is everyone happy with the current situation then? No money, rubbish players, a board full of old cronies who seem stuck in their old ways...
jamesc1905
30/05/2010 09:27:00
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And James no Yanks.
Handsworth Owl
30/05/2010 12:12:00
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yanks, but no yanks
ozzietheowl
30/05/2010 16:21:00
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Hmm.. well I don't see many others trying to put investment in to a sinking ship but everyone on here seems happy with that.
jamesc1905
30/05/2010 17:16:00
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