Setback for Coventry City owners

Coventry City’s owners, Sisu, have suffered a setback in court in their battle with Coventry City Council over the bailout of the Ricoh Arena.   The judge ruled that they could not have the full disclosure of documents they had requested, stating that they could make a ‘respectable case’ without them.  It was unprecedented to provide disclosure before a judicial review had been granted.

Coventry City’s owners, Sisu, have suffered a setback in court in their battle with Coventry City Council over the bailout of the Ricoh Arena.   The judge ruled that they could not have the full disclosure of documents they had requested, stating that they could make a ‘respectable case’ without them.  It was unprecedented to provide disclosure before a judicial review had been granted.

The Football League Paper asks ‘What’s next for Coventry City?’   Although the article is an interesting survey of the position, the answer seems to be that they don’t know, but then nor does anybody else.  The one certainty is that there will not be an early resolution.

The Coventry Evening Telgegraph suggests that the City Council and Sisu should stop talking past each other in the press and get down to some meaningful discussions to find a solution.

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