Financial dispute betwen City and Eagles over

    The long bickering match between the city of Philadelphia and its professional football team appears to be over. A judge ruled on Wednesday that the city will have to pay the Eagles $5 million for revenue lost when a game was cancelled in 2001.

    The long bickering match between the city of Philadelphia and its professional football team appears to be over. A judge ruled on Wednesday that the city will have to pay the Eagles $5 million for revenue lost when a game was cancelled in 2001.

    Just last week, the same judge ruled that the Philadelphia Eagles owe the city 8 million from sky box tickets during the football season eight years ago

    The new decision means the Eagles owe a total of $3 million to the city, which team spokeswoman Pamela Browner Crawley says will be paid immediately.  She says the ruling puts a dollar figure on what both sides admit was “mutual responsibility”.

    Crawley: he city had announced that they know they owed the Philadelphia Eagles a sum, and the Philadelphia Eagles have always said that we owe the city of Philadelphia.

    Mayor Michael Nutter said in a statement he’s glad the issue has been resolved. The Eagles claimed in March that they had agreed to pay the city $1 million in a deal struck with former mayor John Street, but Street denied the claim.

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