......And Hearn, speaking to Sky Sports News, said: "The more I look at the stadium, the more and more convinced I am that it is not fit for football purposes.
"I have to say after my tour of the stadium, wonderful stadium though it is, I don't think it is good for football.
"No-one has actually taken responsibility or admitted they have built the 'wrong' stadium.
"They didn't listen to advice five years ago when everyone was telling them what kind of stadium can work.
"We have to face these problems and be honest.
"Let's use some common sense otherwise it is going to be a horrendous white elephant.
"We have seen that happen around the world, let's hope it does not happen to London."
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There's a reasonable chance the stadium won't host football but it really does need a winter sport. Athletics, cricket and concerts are all summer activities and I don't think rugby and/or American Football can completely fill the gap. Just think what we could have had if Spurs and West Ham had come on board a few years ago. We could have had a roof, retractable seating and the best stadium in the world! But they didn't so we have to make the best of it.