Sheffield United are to sue West Ham for the cost of their relegation from the Premier League, the cost estimated at between 30m-50m.
Long after Tevez has moved on from West Ham, Sheffield United are still having a go at them, asking them for money to compensate for the horrors of playing in the Championship.
Not sure why Sheffield United are begging like this – I think it has to do with a very real fear that they might not bounce right back up and that will really shit on all their dreams of world domination (or Premier League survival, depending on where you look at it from).
There was a time when I had some sympathy for Sheffield United’s cause – the arguments the Premier League presented as reasons behind their decision to NOT dock West Ham were flimsy at best and there was a good chance that West Ham would have been docked points if it had been an independent commission been the arbitrator. I imagine that a lot of neutral observers would have had the same feelings.
But then there was the bitching. The whining. The moaning. The crying. It kept going up and up, and it just wouldn’t stop.
The complaining quickly eroded any goodwill Sheffield United had built up, and by this point no one really cares, and as more time passes by, it gets harder and harder for Sheffield United to get anything out of this either.
The only thing I understand from this is that Sheffield United are trying to get West Ham to pay them something, anything, to get them to shut up. Surely they aren’t after the 2m West Ham got from MSI for Tevez?