- Goals said it would cancel its listing on the London Stock Exchange amid delays in publishing its full-year results after its ongoing probe into historic accounting practices had uncovered evidence highlighting 'improper behaviour' involving a number of individuals dating back to at least 2010.

The listing of the company's ordinary shares on AIM was expected to cease and cancellation would be effective from 30 September 2019, as the company was to release its annual results by 30 September 2019 - a key criteria for its shares to resume.

The company also confirmed that there had been no material developments in the ongoing dialogue with HMRC in establishing a timetable for resolving any misdeclaration of VAT and in establishing a final value of money owed.

Year-to-date sales across the 45 sites in the UK on a gross like-for-like basis were up 11.5%. The Company's US gross like-for-like sales were up 14.5%.

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