West Ham 'extremely pleased' at stadium decision

West Ham United has welcomed the news on its website.

"West Ham United are extremely pleased to be announced as the Highest-Ranked Bidder to be the anchor concessionaire of the Olympic Stadium - a decision that guarantees a true and lasting legacy for east London and is the best outcome for the British taxpayer."

Click here to read the statement in full.

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