UK time is: 18:49:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Leeds Arbitration Date Set

Leeds United's independent arbitration hearing will commence on April 14th as Ken Bates looks to prove that the 15 point penalty imposed on the team at the start of the season was un-just.

The hearing is designed to decide whether the punishment was valid, and will be argued by representatives of both the club and the Football League.

United agreed to go into arbitration under protest at the private nature of the proceedings, having previously warned those in the Ivory Towers that they faced a High Court battle as there should be 'nothing to hide.'

It now appears that Mr Bates accepted the private and confidential hearing 'under duress' as he feared that the argument would be dragged out past the end of the season. This would have most likely resulted in a similar situation to that of Sheffield United and West Ham last season, in which Blades were already relegated by the time any legal proceedings could occur.

Click Here To Join Vital Leeds United




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 6 2008

Time: 12:28PM

Your Comments

On that basis, when the Arbitration process begins, there are only 3 League games left, the last of which being 3-5-08 - so, is there a similar danger here with regard to timings??
Our Kids Dad
Does that mean if he loses this case he will then want it to go to an high court hearing? He's using the same excuse that he used for this in the first place!
dazza71
good luck but you deserved it for all the dodge at the club that got you -15 CHEATS
ozanne park rangers
If we lose thats it!
Tiny T
ozanne park rangers, know all the facts do you?, another dick who does`nt even know the truth!
yorkshirepride1
Facts! 1. The decision on how to take the club out of admin was taken by KPMG administrators and not by Leeds United. 2. The KPMG hands were tied because the Inland Revenue would not agree to a CVA and were prepared to go to court - this would result in Leeds not being allowed to start the new season so not a realistic option. 3. The Inland Revenue would not agree because Football Creditors we’re given 100% of their debt and the Inland Revenue were not - they do not like other creditors getting better treatment than them. 4. The Football Creditors get 100% because the League rules say you must pay them fully or you don’t get back into the league!
yorkshirepride1
YP1 suggest you post on all Football teams web sites then they might stay off ours.
Tiny T
I`m sure all the managers and chairmen were well aware of all the facts when they chose to vote against us, which will make it all the more satisfying if we get points back. It appears we are`nt the cheats in this league!
yorkshirepride1
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

LUFC On This Day - September 19th (Friday September 19 2014)

LUFC On This Day - September 18th (Thursday September 18 2014)

LUFC Redfearn - We were hanging on (Wednesday September 17 2014)

LUFC Leeds Fan View v Bournemouth (Wednesday September 17 2014)

LUFC Who was your Leeds Man of the Match? (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Storming second half secures Leeds win (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Stats: Bournemouth v Leeds United (Wednesday September 17 2014)

LUFC On This Day - September 17th (Wednesday September 17 2014)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 273
2. deslondon 220
3. King Billy 103
4. erni 99
5. Tiny T 95
6. bago 57
7. leeds1975 53
8. SimonTVW 38
9. Dublin White 15
10. Oyper 14

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Brentford 7 3 2 2 0 11
12. Millwall 7 3 1 3 0 10
13. Blackburn 7 3 1 3 -1 10
14. Leeds Utd 7 3 1 3 -3 10
15. Bournemouth 7 2 2 3 1 8
16. Wigan 7 2 2 3 1 8
17. Cardiff 7 2 2 3 -1 8

Breaking League News

Holloway - End The Week On A High
» Millwall : 19/09/2014 17:38:00
Howson And Hooper Are Back
» Norwich : 19/09/2014 17:38:00
Skipper Calls For Defensive Improvement
» Millwall : 19/09/2014 17:30:00
Woolford - Happy With Underdog Tag
» Millwall : 19/09/2014 17:24:00
Holloway - We Deserved Something From Reading
» Millwall : 19/09/2014 17:19:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

How do you think Leeds will do against Huddersfield?
Suggested By:  
Win 100%
Lose 0%
Draw 0%