a month ago​Ex-Sheff Utd owner McCabe questions suitability of new choice

first_img​Ex-Sheff Utd owner McCabe questions suitability of new choiceby Ian Ferrisa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Sheffield United owner Kevin McCabe has questioned new owner Prince Abdullah’s suitability to run the club, reports BBC Sport.McCabe was forced to sell his 50% stake in the Premier League side because of a high-court ruling, and says he regrets selling 50% to the Saudi in 2013.Lifelong Blades fan McCabe said he had “hesitation and concern” and would consider a court appeal.But Prince Abdullah, who invested £10m, said: “When fans look back in four or five years’ time, they’ll be happy.”McCabe, who has invested more than £100m in the club, told Sky Sports: “I have hesitation and concern over the overall management of the club off the field, and more particularly management on the field.”I question whether [Prince Abdullah] has the suitability to be the right guy to lead as the owner of Sheffield United.”McCabe fell out with Prince Abdullah in 2017 and attempted to buy back the Saudi’s 50% share for £5m.McCabe has previously also questioned why Prince Abdullah had been to only four Sheffield United games in six years.But Prince Abdullah said: “I’ve seen every game in the past three or four years. I don’t like to attend games really. I like to watch games in mute and alone. I will appoint my son-in-law as chairman of club. He will move to Sheffield.”I’ll be there when I need to be.” TagsPremiership NewsAbout the authorIan FerrisShare the loveHave your saylast_img


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