NESV Owner John W Henry: ‘There Is Plenty Wrong With Liverpool’

Chris Wright

18th, October 2010

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By Chris Wright

“John, John! Sign my balls!”

Liverpool’s new owner John W Henry has refuted the claims of former co-owner Tom Hicks , who claimed that he and his associate George Gillett were victims of an ‘epic swindle’ when Henry’s NESV group purchased the club for £300 million last Friday.

Henry, who attended yesterday’s Merseyside derby, has explained that he paid so little (Liverpool FC was valued at £500+ million in the Forbes rich list) as the club is a bit of a ‘fixer-upper’, as estate agents tend to call ceiling-less cess holes;

“I know some people are saying this was a cheap price for the club but there is

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  1. Kipp says:

    Forbes’ valuation did not include debt.

  2. Chris says:

    @Kipp: True, but it was still the valuation that Tom Hick’s seemed to base his entire argument on.

  3. Laugh out loud funny says:

    The world knows there’s a lot wrong with the club.

    Any Football Club that makes a profit every transfer window is staring a gangfuck in the face.

    And as Kipp said, Forbes conveniently didn’t take the debt into account.

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