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Karren Brady: Upton girl with £125m masterplan to save West Ham

‘Bonkers’ if move to Olympic Stadium falls through, says glamorous chief executive, who reveals her vision for fans to share season tickets with NFL and how Irons should aspire to be like Arsenal. Margareta Pagano speaks to Karren Brady

Boris Johnson watch out. Here’s a woman after your own heart who knows exactly what she wants; the Olympic Stadium as the new home for one of the UK’s oldest and finest clubs, West Ham United, which she is convinced will put the fire back in the belly of East End football. Continue reading...

West Ham co-owners Sullivan and Gold increase stake

West Ham co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold have increased their stake in the club to 60% at a cost of £8m.
The pair, who bought 50% of the Hammers from Icelandic group CB Holdings in January, have increased their shares from 25% to 30% each.
Half of the money will go to CB Holdings and half to the club. Continue reading...

West Ham co-owners reveal all

WEST HAM co-owners David Sullivan and David Gold have issued an open letter to Hammers fans outlining their 10-point plan for the future. Continue reading...

Gianfranco Zola must decide his fate says David Gold

David Gold insists West Ham want manager Gianfranco Zola to stay, despite speculation he may quit. Continue reading...

Drop will hit harder than doodlebug

DAVID GOLD’S first memory from a lifetime following West Ham was when a German doodlebug exploded at Upton Park and closed the ground for six months

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Gold:Hammers will beat drop

DAVID GOLD believes Gianfranco Zola can still guide West Ham to Premier League safety.
The Hammers co-owner watched in disbelief last night as Zola’s men crashed to a 3-1 defeat against Wolves at Upton Park. Continue reading...

David’s Heart of Gold

THE stylish opulence of David Gold’s Surrey sprawl is in stark contrast to his deprived roots.
As a kid, West Ham’s new co-chairman survived the Blitz, bomb-sites, hunger, illness and anti-Semitism in East London.

Growing up, he overcame being denied his dream of playing for the Hammers and flirted with the Krays’ notorious gangland scene, before eventually becoming a prominent figure on Britain’s Rich List. Continue reading...

Home Advantage for West Ham | Wall Street Journal

In an age when Premier League football clubs have become the playthings of Russian oligarchs and wealthy sheikhs, David Sullivan and David Gold have made a break with the norm by taking control of 50% of West Ham United.

The Londoners have returned a club steeped in the history of the English game to home ownership following an ill-fated three years of foreign control, which, the new owners say, has left West Ham in debt to the tune of £110 million ($178.8 million). Continue reading...

£100m Hammer horror: David Gold and David Sullivan reveal debts of old regime but vow to dig West Ham out of mess

The staggering financial mismanagement of West Ham by their former Icelandic owners has been laid bare by new chairman David Sullivan after he revealed the club are £110million in the red. Continue reading...

Sullivan and Gold buy up Hammers

The protracted West Ham ownership saga was concluded last night after David Sullivan and David Gold finally pushed through their takeover. Continue reading...