Ex-Liverpool FC Owners Can't Sue Over Deal In US

Law360, New York (February 18, 2011, 4:49 PM EST) -- A judge in London has refused to dissolve his injunction blocking former Liverpool Football Club owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett from suing the team's new owner, New England Sports Ventures LLC, and others in U.S. courts over the terms of the deal.

The former owners have failed to give a satisfactory explanation as to why they sought to sue in Texas court for punitive damages on claims they were swindled, Justice Christopher Floyd at the High Court in London ruled Thursday.

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