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Scottish Premiership Side Heart Of Midlothian One Step Closer To Exiting Administration

04 / 17 / 14

Scottish Premiership side Heart of Midlothian moved a "step closer to coming out of administration after creditors of a failed Lithuanian bank approved the sale of shares in the club," according to Brian McLauchlin of the BBC. Edinburgh businesswoman Ann Budge has been "awaiting an agreement" so she...

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