Leyton Orient up for Sale...again...

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Apparently the Bowers bid has been disrupted by El Presidente.

Travis is also getting pissed off (this is from a reliable source) but still very much wants to buy.

Unlike The Terminator I wouldn't shake Hearn's hand. He's come out very well from LOFC, the flats limiting our expansion and the ground moved into his personal pension fund. Good job Hearn.

Becchetti though is a whole different ball game:

http://www.balkaneu.com/authorities...ant-issued-italian-owner-francesco-becchetti/

https://www.occrp.org/en/daily/4033...tball-club-wanted-over-hydro-power-plant-scam

http://www.recyclingwasteworld.co.u...e-in-separate-waste-collection-systems/71126/ <--- Ceroni is Becchetti's Uncle and it is likely this is where the source of the family's money comes from. Condomitti is his sister and majority shareholder of LOFC holding. Apparently it's Condomitti who has been dealing with Travis and Bowers.

The news about Ceroni, the Albanian dam, the volleyball team - they've all been public knowledge since before Becchetti took over...
 
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I've not known anything like it, what in gods name is Becchetti going to do in Court on the 12th June? Pay the Creditors anyway?!

To think that one man could cause so much shit.
 
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Alan Bowers pulls out. He messaged a fan who based on his internet presence is a complete moron. This is the message:

Message from Alan Bowers

Dear Friends and TRUE LOFC supporters
If you receive this then you are one of our Magnificent 7 that were hand picked by our team to carry the message to the thousands of genuine fans that care and love Leyton Orient FC,
You will know now that our offer has fallen on somewhat challenged ears
And for the love of the club and the great majority of fans it's time to step out of the ring and hopefully 'someone' will rescue the club and stop just talking about it!
You have some challenging times ahead but be positive and LOFC will get through
Be united in support and get behind whoever takes on the challenge especially the manager Omer who has and is working tirelessly still under a very difficult situation
We only wanted what was best for you and the club however some individuals felt we were elongating the process? Not true the process was broken
LOFT just a suggestion
Do not give ultimatums to the new owners as you may get the wrong answer and DO SOMETHING with the funds that hard working loyal fans have donated
1. Return their money if you not going to be supportive of anything you will never own the club
2. Donate it to a worthy charity
3. Support the club you 'love' buy a couple of players? Pay the unpaid? Support the manager?
Stop the moaning ,whining and negative behaviour the club needs all the help it can get in these times.
OTF keep the doing and not talking attitude credit to LOFC
god bless you all x
The Boys of Beaumont
 

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Alan Bowers pulls out. He messaged a fan who based on his internet presence is a complete moron. This is the message:

Message from Alan Bowers

Dear Friends and TRUE LOFC supporters
If you receive this then you are one of our Magnificent 7 that were hand picked by our team to carry the message to the thousands of genuine fans that care and love Leyton Orient FC,
You will know now that our offer has fallen on somewhat challenged ears
And for the love of the club and the great majority of fans it's time to step out of the ring and hopefully 'someone' will rescue the club and stop just talking about it!
You have some challenging times ahead but be positive and LOFC will get through
Be united in support and get behind whoever takes on the challenge especially the manager Omer who has and is working tirelessly still under a very difficult situation
We only wanted what was best for you and the club however some individuals felt we were elongating the process? Not true the process was broken
LOFT just a suggestion
Do not give ultimatums to the new owners as you may get the wrong answer and DO SOMETHING with the funds that hard working loyal fans have donated
1. Return their money if you not going to be supportive of anything you will never own the club
2. Donate it to a worthy charity
3. Support the club you 'love' buy a couple of players? Pay the unpaid? Support the manager?
Stop the moaning ,whining and negative behaviour the club needs all the help it can get in these times.
OTF keep the doing and not talking attitude credit to LOFC
god bless you all x
The Boys of Beaumont
I know your current situation with the Italian is horrendous but reading that statement it seems like you've dodged a bullet here, bloke seems like a right cheb, total amateur hour.
 
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I know your current situation with the Italian is horrendous but reading that statement it seems like you've dodged a bullet here, bloke seems like a right cheb, total amateur hour.
Absolutely. Becchetti is the devil we know, my God is he a devil, but he's looking to sell and Travis/ Teague are looking to buy. Bowers sounds like an amateur chancer and there's other stuff done that raises alarm bells with his bid.

Hopefully now with no other competition the path is open for Travis and Teague to come in who from my early impressions would make model owners.
 

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I've been told that Bowers bid was deliberately instigated to try and get Becchetti to move the deal along quickly and to maybe get more money out of Nigel Travis & Co, Becchetti doesn't want to sell to Nigel Travis - He apparently doesn't like him. Travis wants to know all the ins, outs and invoices etc, etc that come with owning a business (as any sensible person would) and Becchetti doesn't like that. He also doesn't like the fact that Travis has some ties with LOFT and he is their preferred owner.

Becchetti is apparently going to push for another ajournment on Monday if this goes to court - He doesn't want to sell to Travis, he is desperate for another bidder to pay him the money he wants for the club. But its a gamble from him, because the judge and/or the creditors and shareholders may force administration which would mean he leaves with nothing and his dirty laundry may get aired in public.

Basically, if the club is sold to Nigel Travis then Becchetti will be swallowing his pride, big time. Time is running out for everyone.
 

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With the court hearing looming, Frank The c*** has finally been busy paying off the club's debts (to Hearn, the training ground etc.). This means that either he's heading off the winding up petition to a) sell the club or b) keep the club as a going concern for himself next season. Huge few days for us.
 
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Always a cause for celebration. Means El Presidente is selling up, it's the only logical explanation.

Which is why I fucking hate that he doesn't adhere to logic and I'm now spending this weekend crapping over that he's had a change of heart and is now staying on.
 

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I heard over the weekend that he is looking to complete the deal on Tuesday (hopefully) by selling to Travis and Teague. Although I've heard all this before and things keep changing.

Becchetti has been extremely difficult to deal with and keeps changing things, sooner or later he will have to accept that he cannot go on like this.

He's already proved what a moron he is by now clearing the clubs debts before the court hearing.
 

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I heard over the weekend that he is looking to complete the deal on Tuesday (hopefully) by selling to Travis and Teague. Although I've heard all this before and things keep changing.

Becchetti has been extremely difficult to deal with and keeps changing things, sooner or later he will have to accept that he cannot go on like this.

He's already proved what a moron he is by now clearing the clubs debts before the court hearing.
Not sure why clearing the clubs debts makes him a moron. Please elucidate?
 

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Not sure why clearing the clubs debts makes him a moron. Please elucidate?
The man is a multi millionaire and lived in a £22million West London Mansion. Yet he refuses to pay any creditors for 5 months, which is why we've ended up in court twice - Yet pays them one working day before his court hearing, even though he's had the money all along.

The man is a prick.
 

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All creditors paid on list, case dismissed.
Yep, as expected. The man doesn't want his dirty laundry aired in public.

We will 100% be in the National League next season, yet our managers contract is up in two weeks and we haven't signed any players. Or put out any details for season tickets.
 

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The only positive from all this right now, is we start off on 0 points next season! :bdick:
 

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Looks like he's not paid alot of the smaller creditors - Like his own stadium announcer! Sums the man up, paid off the big debts to get the Winding Up petition thrown out, but won't pay his own stadium announcer. c***.
 
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Apparently still £400,000 to creditors not on the winding up petition and another one may be issued imminently. Hopefully Travis and Teague can get the club this week. Although we've been saying this since March.
 

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Good to hear you're not going bust. Sooner this moron leaves the better. All the decent free signings at this level are getting signed up now and leave it any later it will be a struggle to complete, but I guess that's the least of your worries.
 
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We've lost Michael Collins as well, rejected his contract whilst waiting to see what happens. Shame really. But yeah, our "team" is relegation fodder and given we've got everything to sort out yet including every part of the back room team we're months behind everyone else.
If Travis/ Teague can come in ASAP I'd be confident we can put together a squad to avoid relegation, if not it's going to be a struggle. If Il Presidente is still here in August then we're probably going to be relegated again. To reiterate, we have three senior pros that haven't come through our youth team. No manager. No ticket sales. No players. Wicked.
 

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At least you haven't gone tits up & will be guaranteed 6 points from Pools.
Gary Coxhall & apparent Orient fan might be interested,he was a great success here.
 

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Looking forward to coming to Brisbane Road next season. Haven't been there since we won 1-0 in about 2008.
 

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My thing in the conference is dont write off any teams. Braintree got by for years on bot all, macclesfield were in financial dire straits but made a push for play offs, aldershot stayed up with -10 points.
 

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Abysmal result in court.

My thing in the conference is dont write off any teams. Braintree got by for years on bot all, macclesfield were in financial dire straits but made a push for play offs, aldershot stayed up with -10 points.
We have 15 contracted players, 12 of whom are youth team players, one is out with a cruciate ligament injury and the other two are French centre backs who can't head the ball. We have sold zero season tickets, our manager's contract is up in two weeks, we still owe another c.£400,000 in unpaid bills and there will be a mass boycott if Becchetti stays.

You can write us off.
 

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Looking forward to coming to Brisbane Road next season. Haven't been there since we won 1-0 in about 2008.
2005! We battered your goal and you sneaked a lucky 1-0 that Tuesday night!

We won the return fixture 2-0 and Keith Curle got sacked.

Not been to your place since then! To think we used to play each other every other season!
 

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Its thoroughly depressing right now, we've not even had any season ticket details released to moan about and debate.

Omer Riza continues to try and hopefully sign players, Becchetti being an utter prick and refusing to sell. If he ever does go then I'm going to throw the biggest party ever and have a large blown up picture of him on a banner and I'll take great pleasure in burning the thing outside of his mayfair house.
 

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I've heard season ticket details maybe announced next week.

The National League has stated we have until July 1st to submit our budget for the season to fulfill our fixtures or we will be thrown out.

Its now approaching the end game, if we're not accepted into the National League and ready for the fixtures announcements by the 1st July we will have no league, no income and no one will buy us. We will effectively go bust and Becchetti's dirty laundry will be aired in public.
 

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I wonder if there'd be a late winner in the AGM Cup or if the league would run with 23 teams. Hopefully it doesn't come to that.
 

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All this should have been sorted out by the agm and if leyton orient with leyton orient been in or out of the league and at least a team could have been reprieved evening out the numbers instead of a team potentially getinng a day off every week
 

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