Liverpool agree sale to Gillett and Hicks

February 6, 2007
Outgoing chairman David Moores revealed his desire to see his beloved Liverpool take 'a great step forward' convinced him to sell the club to American tycoons George Gillett and Tom Hicks.

Moores will become honorary life president after the Liverpool board agreed terms 'of a recommended cash offer' to be made by Kop Football Limited, the American pair's bid vehicle.

A Stock Exchange statement revealed the board 'unanimously recommends' that shareholders accept the offer from ...

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