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Roy Hodgson 'delighted' by Boston bid

Updated: October 7, 2010, 10:40 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON -- Liverpool manager Roy Hodgson is delighted the owners of the Boston Red Sox want to rescue the heavily indebted club, despite a looming court battle by the board to force the club's current owners to sell.

The $476 million bid from New England Sports Ventures has been accepted by three members of Liverpool's board ahead of an Oct. 15 deadline. By that time, the club must have repaid its debts, be taken over by main creditor Royal Bank of Scotland or seek bankruptcy protection.

"It's ...

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