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Ex-Liverpool owners seek $1.6 billion

Updated: February 9, 2011, 5:29 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

LONDON -- The court battle over the sale of Liverpool resumed Wednesday with the former American co-owners seeking approval to pursue a $1.6 billion damages claim for what they called a "giant swindle."

The case in London comes as Liverpool's fortunes on the field have been revived for the first time since Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr. were forced to sell the club against their will to the parent company of the Boston Red Sox in October.

Lawyers for Hicks and Gillett need a High ...

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