Ownership of Leeds United Football Club

That there should be an enquiry into the Ownership and Running of Leeds United Football Club. That this enquiry should investigate all activities from the purchase by Ken Bates in 2005 to the current Football League decision, despite Conflicts of Interest, to attempt to block the Clubs takeover by Massimo Cellino.

This e-petition has been rejected with the following reason given:

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The following explanatory notes have been added:

this is a matter for the Football Association, but the Government is taking an interest in the matter of ownership and compliance.

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Created By

Jeremy Gunnell

Created On

Thursday 10 April 2014