to be honest, when I went for the Olympics I thought it was a great stadium that could, if converted right, be a decent football stadium
I was sat quite near the back of the stands and while it was a bit of a struggle to make out individuals on the other side of the stadium, that was countered with big screens
if you're sat in a corner though, then you have no chance of seeing what's going on in the far corner without a telescope
the problem is in the rake of the stadium, it's too shallow which means you're too far away from the action at the back
also completely unsold on the roof. we live in the UK and a canvas roof will rot quicker than Nick Cotton in a burnt out house.
the business side of it is what would bother me most if I were a West Ham fan though. 25 days a year is 19 Premier League games plus a maximum of six cup games. Are they not planning on qualifying for Europe of playing more than three rounds of each cup then? What about replays? Could lead to all kinds of problems, as well as having very little investment into the site as a whole meaning they will always feel like tenants.
Sullivan and Gould will make a bomb on Upton Park's site though, so what do they care? They'll sell the club as soon as they've valued Upton Park and moved out.