Blackpool fans celebrate after club is put up for sale by Oyston family

10 November 2017 04:19
• ‘It’s like Christmas and birthdays all come early at once,’ say fans• Owen and Karl Oyston to ‘appeal elements’ of Monday’s high court rulingBlackpool have been put up for sale by the Oyston family, who have instructed their counsel to appeal aspects of Monday’s high court ruling that ordered Owen Oyston and his son Karl to pay £31m to the minority shareholder, Valeri Belokon.The news that both entities of the club have moved on to the market – Blackpool Football Club Ltd and Blackpool Football Club Properties Ltd, which owns their Bloomfield Road stadium – comes four days after a high court judge ruled the Oystons must pay Belokon for his shares after operating an “illegitimate stripping” of the club following promotion to the Premier League in 2010. Related: Referee Ben Toner dropped from Blackpool game after Oystons court verdict Related: Blackpool’s demise makes a mockery of football’s fit and proper persons test | David Conn Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian