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Monday 09 January, 2012

JD Sports Fashion

Statement re. Press Comment

RNS Number : 1828V
JD Sports Fashion Plc
09 January 2012
 



9 January 2012

JD Sports Fashion Plc ("JD")

 

Statement re press speculation

 

JD notes the press speculation in relation to a potential offer for the assets of Blacks Leisure Group plc ("Blacks") and the recent announcement made by Blacks, and confirms that it is in advanced discussions with Blacks in relation to an offer for certain of its assets. A further announcement will be made on conclusion of those discussions.  

 

 

Enquiries:

 

JD Sports Fashion Plc                                                     Tel: 0161 767 1000

Peter Cowgill, Executive Chairman

Barry Bown, Chief Executive

Brian Small, Finance Director

 

Investec Bank plc                                                             Tel: 0207 597 5970

David Currie                      

 

MHP Communications                                                  Tel: 0203 128 8100

Andrew Jaques

Barnaby Fry

Ian Payne


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