Tom Hicks Is Unfreakingstoppable, or: Have You Seen His Latest Plan for Liverpool?
Well, ESPNSoccernet brings word this morning of Hicks's "refinancing power play": In short, he's proposing to buy out RBC's note, lest it take control of the team at the beginning of next month and knock him back to his Walnut Hill manse. And how's he plan to do that? "He is hoping to raise funds from US banks to raise the funds to buy out RBS, possibly using the players and stadium as collateral." To which the Liverpool FC board said, and I'm paraphrasing here: Are you out of your fooking mind?