Lawyers set to kick off in West Ham row

When the final whistle is blown today on this season’s Premiership, it is likely also to be the starting whistle for teams of lawyers as they prepare to represent West Ham’s rivals at the bottom of the league.

12th May, 2007

When the final whistle is blown today on this season’s Premiership, it is likely also to be the starting whistle for teams of lawyers as they prepare to represent West Ham’s rivals at the bottom of the league.

The Hammers were fined stg£5.5 million (€8 million) two weeks ago for their mishandling of the transfers of Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano last summer.

However, many other clubs in the league...

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