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Sports Direct trash King in court and request two year ban on strip sales ahead of full compensation and costs

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Dave King’s latest legal defeat at the hands of has been published with requesting that the retailing of Away and Third kits for the next two football seasons is ended by the troubled Ibrox club.

In King declared victory in his two year long battle with but it later emerged that he had paid £3m to terminate one contract and set up a replacement.

Last summer won a number of injunctions for breach of that contract which halted distribution and sales of the new playing kit and associated products.

King responded by setting up a firm called Elite to work with which resulted in the launch of an online shop in September and city centre store opening in December. Funds from those two ventures funded the Gerrard Revolution but that source of income has now been closed with King to pay costs for breach of contract as well as legal fees for both sides for a 12 month dispute.

The South African based businessman can also anticipate a bill from who have invested heavily in their new venture with none of the predicted products materialising.

CLICK HERE for the full ruling, scroll to page 27 for the conclusions of Lionel Persey QC.

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