Tag:George Gillett
Posted on: October 13, 2010 9:43 am
Edited on: October 19, 2010 11:54 am

Boston owner looks to be adding soccer team

It's looking as if the group headed by Red Sox owner John Henry will take control of English soccer team Liverpool F.C.

Former Rangers owner Tom Hicks and partner George Gillett lost their court case to retain control of the soccer team , allowing the sale to Hicks' New England Sports Ventures group to add Liverpool FC to their holdings, which includes the Red Sox.

"NESV has a binding agreement in place with the Board of Liverpool FC and we are looking forward to concluding the deal," the group said in a statement. "We are ready to move quickly and help create the stability and certainty which the Club needs at this time. It is time to return the focus to the Club itself and performances on the pitch."

Henry tweeted : "Well done Martin, Christian & Ian. Well done RBS. Well done supporters!"

-- C. Trent Rosecrans

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