Club Statement: David Green


Scunthorpe United Football Club, its directors and Mr and Mrs Swann and their family are pleased to announce that they have recently settled a dispute with Mr David Green following material considered to be libellous, which Mr Green had posted online at various locations.

Scunthorpe United Football Club and Mrs and Mrs Swann, represented by London based law firm Pinder Reaux Solicitors and barrister David Hirst of 5RB, agreed to accept an apology, and undertaking from Mr Green and in turn not to pursue him for financial damages.

Mr Swann was quoted as saying: “This was a situation the Club, we and wen dragged into. We did not ask for this, but we certainly did not wish to stand by and allow attacks on our reputations to go unanswered. ”


Written by Matt Blanchard

Part of the team since 2007, before becoming editor in 2013. Undertaken the role of match summariser during Scunthorpe United live match commentaries for BBC Radio Humberside. Seasonal contributor to football titles FourFourTwo and When Saturday Comes and a finalist at the Football Blogging Awards in 2014.

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