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Leeds United resolve winding-up order out of court

Leeds United have reportedly settled the winding-up petition they were handed on Friday from former director Melvyn Levi.

The Championship club were presented with the petition by law firm Ford & Warren Solicitors, on behalf of Levi, over unpaid fees of around £150k.

The unpaid fees dated back to Ken Bates’ time in charge of the club.

In December 2012, Bates sold Leeds to GFH Capital before Italian businessman Massimo Cellino bought a majority share in April 2014.

A club statement said: “Mr Levi and Leeds United Football Club Limited are working towards resolving their remaining differences,”

The petition had been set to be heard at Leeds Combined Court on 13 January.

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