David Sullivan completes West Ham takeover deal: Full statement

19 January 2010 10:15
David Sullivan has acquired 50 per cent of West Ham United and with immediate effect will have operational and commercial control of the football club.[LNB]The deal, which was concluded late on Monday night, values the club at £105million.[LNB]Mr Sullivan, a lifelong West Ham fan was brought up in Hornchurch and studied economics at Queen Mary College, Mile End.[LNB] Hammer time: David Sullivan has completed his takeover of West Ham United FC[LNB]He said: 'I have been interested in running West Ham United for 20 years and I can't wait to start work.[LNB]'I enjoyed running Birmingham City for 16-and-half years, but everyone there knew my true love was always West Ham United.[LNB] David Sullivan targets the Champions League after completing £105m West Ham takeover with David GoldTakeover saga is affecting the team, warns West Ham manager ZolaWest Ham fined £115,000 for violence that marred Millwall Carling Cup tieWEST HAM UNITED FC

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