FILE This Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 file photo shows West Ham United co-chairman David Gold waiting for the start of their third round English FA Cup soccer match against Barnsley at the Upton Park ... more 
FILE This Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011 file photo shows West Ham United co-chairman David Gold waiting for the start of their third round English FA Cup soccer match against Barnsley at the Upton Park stadium, London. In August of 1944, when the tough east London streets of his childhood lay smoking in bombed-out ruins, a Nazi German V1 rocket packed with one ton of high explosives "fell just where you're sitting," David Gold says coolly. He is simply making a point: This part of London has long had more than its share of foul luck; it was high time that changed; and the 2012 Olympic Games are helping do that, by focusing the world's eyes on what used to be a derelict, polluted patch of industrial land near Gold's childhood home but which now is a shining advertisement for east London: the immaculate, landscaped Olympic Park with purpose-built sports venues which smell like a new car. So damn the expense.(AP Photo/Tom Hevezi) less 
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