West Ham FC's Discrimination Own GoalFriday, 27 May 2011 By Andrew Peters
By Andrew Peters, Squire Sanders Hammonds. The penultimate day of the Premier League football season saw West Ham United FC, led by their Israeli manager Avram Grant, relegated to the Championship for the second time in 8 years.
West Ham and Grant had endured a rocky relationship ever since he took over in June 2010, just a few months after being caught by reporters leaving a ‘massage-parlour’ in Hampshire. There was no happy ending this time for Grant as he was unceremoniously dismissed immediately after the game that sealed West Ham’s fate last week.
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Andrew Peters is an Associate in the Labour and Employment team at Squire Patton Boggs, London. Andrew advises clients on the full range of employment law including both contentious and non-contentious issues.