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Dowie's been tango'ed

CRYSTAL PALACE chairman Simon Jordan gained a deserved victory today when a High Court judge upheld his claim that he was 'deceived' by former Palace boss Iain Dowie.

Mr Justice Tugendhat ruled the Championship club entered into a compromise agreement, freeing Dowie from his deal, on the basis of 'fraudulent representations'.

Dowie had a clause in his contract to the effect that, if he left to join another club, Palace would receive 1million compensation.

Jordan said: 'I took a man to the High Court for fraudulent misrepresentation and he's been found guilty.

'The claims and costs will be decided at a later date.

'I think it's a good day for football because managers' contracts and what people do and say in football, as the national game, are very important.

'Having the courage of your convictions to take it to the High Court and be successful is a good thing.'

Glad thats over now open your check book we need some Players.




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Writer: Eagle1 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday June 14 2007

Time: 10:29PM

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Its not just having the courage of your convictions, its having the cash to do it !!!!!!!!!
Hudders
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14/06/2007 22:45:00

you have to stand up for yourselves, and he won rightly so i think. Its a shame that it had to go to high court to get sorted but at least its done with now its onwards and upwards
pandapops
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21/06/2007 17:12:00

Simon Jordan - what a legend!
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01/07/2007 12:30:00

 

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