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Leeds Wish for High Court Justice

Leeds United have announced that they have requested that the FA waive their right to take the 15 point penalty issue to arbitration and allow the High Court to pass a final judgement on the matter.

A statement on the Official Club Website leedsunited.com reads:

'Leeds United can confirm that we have written to the Football Association inviting them to waive their right that the dispute should be determined through their arbitration procedures and allow the matter to be referred directly to the High Court for a Judicial Review.

If they refuse this request we will commence independent arbitration proceedings in accordance with FA regulations.

An arbitration panel would consist of three members, one nominated by Leeds United, one by the Football Association, and an independent chairman, from a legal background, who would be approved by both parties.

We shall continue to pursue this matter step by step.'




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Writer: LUFC1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday November 28 2007

Time: 1:03PM

Your Comments

Keep going Ken, you never know we might just get them back for the end of the season.
dazza71
or you may get them doubled..?.....now theirs a thought...
ernshaw
Can Leeds stay out of Administration, that is another question & the Revenue are yet to conclude their investigations into the sale - because they were one of the biggest creditors! Leeds are doing just fine, they should get automatic & by keeping digging they could just dig themselves a hole!
Our Kids Dad
Fight it all the way, the F.A is corrupt and this is just one instance, the Tevez affair being another sham that springs to mind!
yorkshirepride1
To be honest I really dont think you need the 15 points anyway... Coz when you go up starting from -15 points that will be one in the eye for them
Millwalljohn
No harm in keeping on trying...
kazza
It gives us something to moan about, we enjoy a good moan
yorkshirepride1
hope we can get a few points bak it will get us straight to top of table now tht would be fun !! ;]
Dann-leeds
 

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