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LUFC Bates hits back at Scudamore

Leeds United Chairman Ken Bates has hit back at Premier League Chief Executive Richard Scudamore regarding who owns Leeds United.

Scudamore announced on Tuesday that the Premier League would want disclosure as to who owns Leeds United before they would be allowed to enter the Premier League.

Bates talking on Yorkshire Radio earlier today assured everyone that they was fully aware of the rules when he said, 'We are fully aware of Premiership rules because when the Football League drafted their rules they did them in consultation with the Premier League to make sure that they fitted in with each other and we satisfied the Football League.
'We know exactly what the requirements are of the Premier League rules and we do not anticipate any problems in meeting those requirements.
'I think it is a sad comment on this select committee when they have so many things to talk about and really look at in detail, and depth, all they are concerned about is Capello's contract and Leeds United.
'It says one of two things; Is this select committee entirely missing the point or, alternatively, there is not a lot wrong with the state of football.'

It`s sure to be an interesting summer if Leeds can gain promotion this campaign.

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Date:Wednesday April 6 2011

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