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SISU boss attends meeting

Sisu boss Joy Seppala was among those meeting in Westminster today to discuss the future of Coventry City Football Club.

The key players in the Ricoh Arena row were called to the face-to-face meeting by the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Jeremy Wright.

As well as Ms Seppala making the trip to London, she was joined by the football club’s chairman Tim Fisher and chief executive Dave Boddy, Nick Eastwood from Wasps RFC and Julie Newman from Coventry City Council.

EFL bosses Shaun Harvey and John Nagle were also at today’s meeting, as were local MPs, West Midlands Mayor Andy Street and Mark McCafferty of Premiership Rugby.

Coventry City has released a statement saying that while they cannot divulge the content of today’s crunch meeting, the club “welcomed the opportunity for the parties involved in the current impasse to come together to discuss the future of the football club in the city”.

Sisu open letter

SISU as an investment manager typically does not make press comments. We are breaking with that tradition, however, because we think it essential that we explain to the fans the status of CCFC. We have prepared the attached summary and background note that sets out how the current situation has evolved at CCFC.

SISU is committed to a successful football club: despite the many reports to the contrary, we want (and have always wanted) to provide CCFC with:

• a stadium it can call

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