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Trust: Leeds takeover has collapsed

August 9, 2012
By ESPN staff
The Leeds United Supporters Trust says the proposed takeover of the Championship club has fallen through.

In June, Leeds said a group of investors - unnamed, but believed to be from the Middle East - had been granted due diligence, and it had been widely expected that a deal would be concluded soon afterwards.

But on Thursday, the fans' trust issued a statement on Twitter, which said: "The Leeds United Supporters Trust can confirm that the deal to buy the club has now collapsed.
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