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Strewth! Summer tour cancelled

Filed: Wednesday, 12th April 2017
By: Staff Writer

West Ham's proposed summer tour of Australia looks unlikely to proceed after the hosts refused to meet United's demands.

According to a report in today's Adelaide Advertiser the two-match tour of Adelaide and Perth is almost certainly off after the local South and Western Australian Governments refused to meet the costs of the tour.

The governing bodies are reported by the Advertiser to have offered around $300,000 less than West Ham's proposed fee to bring the club to Australia - meaning that United are now extremely unlikely to return to the Southern Hemisphere this summer.

KUMB revealed back in February how West Ham were planmning a two-match tour of the country. They had been scheduled to face Adelaide United on Friday, 14 July before flying on to Perth for a clash with Perth Glory.

West Ham last visited Australasia in 2014 when they faced Sydney FC and Wellington Phoenix in New Zealand.

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