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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by S-H » Thu May 16, 2019 1:39 pm

woodford wrote:

Wheres Sean Bean when you need him
Probably in my local village shop, loading up his old Rolls Royce with Stella, the stinking piss head.

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by Big George » Thu May 16, 2019 2:16 pm

Oh this is too good
Sheffield United received a £3million loan sourced from the family of Osama Bin Laden, a court has heard today.
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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by martin allen fan club » Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:17 am

So do i book my train for the away game early knowing its in January ....but also knowing Sky will change it to a 12 oclock kick off on a sunday !

Going to be a spicey affair up there i think as they do have real hatred towards us

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by Happyhammer52 » Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:51 am

martin allen fan club wrote:So do i book my train for the away game early knowing its in January ....but also knowing Sky will change it to a 12 oclock kick off on a sunday !

Going to be a spicey affair up there i think as they do have real hatred towards us
No point buying them now, advanced fares tend to go up around 12 weeks before the date of travel.

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Post by ereford ammer » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:01 am

martin allen fan club wrote: Going to be a spicey affair up there i think as they do have real hatred towards us
Its entirely mutual. I want us to send the blunts down after taking six points off them.

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by Crossd_Hammrs » Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:47 pm

wildkard wrote:Weirdly, I have never met a Sheffield United supporter who blamed anyone other than Warnock for their relegation. This was at the time as well.
At teh time, I got sucker-punched in the face by a publican from Sheffield (not in Sheffiled) as I was a known West Ham supporter in 'his' pub.

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by martin allen fan club » Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:03 pm

Yes they do not like us ....just like we detest them for the ***** they put us through. Bring on the naughtyness i say ;-P

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by Hindley Hammer » Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:26 pm

We should choose the home game to enrol Tevez into the Hall of Fame.

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by sanchoz » Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:47 pm

Sheffield United: Prince Abdullah wins ownership battle as Kevin McCabe considers an appeal
HRH Prince Abdullah bin Musa'ad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has won the High Court case designed to settle the ownership dispute between himself and fellow co-owner Kevin McCabe.
After spending three months considering the evidence following a hearing in London earlier this summer, Mr Justice Fancourt published his findings this morning.

When the judgement was announced, Prince Abdullah immediately released a statement while McCabe confirmed he is considering an appeal.

Prince Abdullah's statement read: "This morning, the High Court issued its judgement requiring Sheffield United Limited to sell its shares of Blades Leisure Limited to me and dismissing all of the claims which SUL has made against my and my lawyer, Mr Yusuf Giansiracusa. I am delighted that this judgement brings to an end the uncertainty over Sheffield United's future. Our manager Chris Wilder and the team are off to a promising start and we can now focus on this vital Premier League season under stable ownership."

McCabe handed Prince Abdullah 50 per cent of United's parent company BLL six years ago, in return for certain financial guarantees. But when their relationship deteriorated, he submitted a takeover bid which, under the terms of their original investors agreement, was countered by the Saudi royal. However, McCabe refused to process the deal after objecting to a 'corporate manoeuvre' involving UTB's share holding. UTB is the vehicle Prince Abdullah uses to represent his interests in BLL. But by transferring a portion of its stake to a newly registered company, UTB did not immediately have to acquire United's property interests, which include the Steelphalt Academy training complex and Bramall Lane itself.

"When I first became involved with Sheffield United...I said that the Premier League should be our target, even though we were in League One," Prince Abdullah continued, revealing he plans to purchase United's property assets within the next 12 months. "I am incredibly proud of what we have achieved together over the past six years. As we turn a new page at Bramall Lane, my first priority is to secure our position in the top tier for many years to come. To help realise that ambition, I am fully committed to continued investment in both the first team and the academy and to bringing best practices and the highest standards of management to the club.

"I also look forward to hearing from the fans, club staff and other stake holders regarding ways in which we can improve the match day experience and support the community that has loyally supported us. One initiative underway is the unification of the club and its key properties. We want to own our stadium and intend to complete this integration within the coming year."

McCabe, who has been involved with United for over two decades, was described as being "heartbroken" upon learning of the outcome.

"Kevin McCabe is bitterly disappointed with the outcome of today’s judgment," a spokesperson for the McCabe family said. "He has supported Sheffield United through thick and thin going back to the 1950’s and wishes nothing more than success for the club, its supporters and the many staff employed by it.

"The McCabe family have invested more than £100m into the football club over the years, and the Judge’s warm tribute to Kevin McCabe’s generosity in this regard was extremely welcome. Kevin McCabe has been the longest serving director and/or owner of Sheffield United in the history of the club. For the McCabe family to have lost their connection with the football club in this manner and by way of this judgment is simply heart breaking."

"Kevin feels a deep sense of betrayal and is in a state of shock about the way that he has been treated by Prince Abdullah and he now deeply regrets going into business with him," the spokesperson continued. "When the McCabes entered their partnership with Prince Abdullah in 2013 they believed that the Prince was a man of very considerable resources with sufficient wealth to inject the sort of money into the football club that would see it reach its full potential. As the judgment details, the McCabes were very seriously misled about the true extent of Prince Abdullah’s wealth and had to rescue the club from insolvency because of the Prince’s impecuniosity around December 2016. Had the Prince not been strapped for cash at this time it may be that no finance would have been needed from Mr Saleh bin Laden."

That comment referred to events during June's hearing, when it emerged a member of the bin Laden family had been involved in discussions with Prince Abdullah,. The family are major investors in a number of projects, in the Middle East, Europe and beyond.

"It will not surprise readers of the judgment to learn that the McCabes do not agree with every aspect of the Judge’s decision," the McCabe's spokesperson noted. "However they are nevertheless grateful to the Judge for the time and care he has taken over the judgment and they wish to make clear that in disagreeing with some of the conclusions they mean no disrespect to the Judge. Serious consideration is now being given, with the advisors to Sheffield United Limited, to an appeal against the judgment.

"Mr McCabe sincerely hopes that he is proved wrong in relation to his deep misgivings about the suitability of Prince Abdullah as an appropriate custodian of Sheffield United. In this regard, only time will tell. For the moment however the McCabe family are simply deeply grieved that matters should have come to this."

United also issued an official statement, responding to events in London.

"This morning, the High Court of Justice, Business and Property Courts of England and Wales, issued its judgment requiring Sheffield United Limited (SUL), a company controlled by Mr Kevin McCabe, to sell its shares in Blades Leisure Limited (Blades), the parent of Sheffield United Football Club Ltd, to UTB, LLC, a company owned by H.R.H. Prince Abdullah bin Mosa'ad bin Abdulaziz Al Sa'ud," it said.

"The judgment also dismissed all of the claims which SUL had made against Prince Abdullah, UTB and SUFC and Blades board member Mr Yusuf Giansiracusa," the statement added. "After over 20 months of contentious litigation, the Club is delighted that this judgment brings an end to the uncertainty over Sheffield United's future ownership and allows us to focus our full attention on the season ahead."
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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by stu1 » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:07 pm

McCabe must be gutted :lol:

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by the pink palermo » Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:12 pm

What goes around comes around eh ?

Tough luck McCabe, you've been on your uppers since our £30m ransom money ran out.

Now f*** OFF

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Post by neathiron » Mon Sep 16, 2019 4:22 pm

:) :D :lol: couldn't have happened to a better guy. I'm sure he'll blame West Ham for this.

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by Bubbles Murray » Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:39 pm

On the train down the other week was surrounded by loads of 'em on their way to Chelsea. There was a bit of talk about our forthcoming meeting, "that'll be a big boys day out" Never been keen of them long before Tevez, a nasty bunch.

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by -DL- » Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:00 pm

This Tevez stuff and talk of masks is a bit cringeworthy to be honest. f*** it, turn up like a normal away day, and just treat them with utter distain and like the totally insignificant club they are. If they start a ruck, kick the **** out of them.

Bunch of no marks. £30 million off us, and they were still utterly *****.

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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by sanchoz » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:54 am

Sheffield United: Kevin McCabe says 'confused' Blades manager Chris Wilder ‘has thinking to do’ following High Court decision to grant sole ownership of club to Prince Abdullah
McCabe’s long association with the Blades effectively came to an end yesterday, when he was ordered by Mr Justice Fancourt to sell his 50 per cent share in United to his former business partner, Prince Abdullah.

While McCabe still owns United’s property interests, including Bramall Lane and the training ground, the judge also insisted that these are sold to Prince Abdullah by next July.

And today, McCabe revealed he hasn't yet spoken with the United boss in person, although the two have exchanged text messages.

"I haven't spoken to Chris as of yet," the 71-year-old said.

"I have left it be because I would think he has got thinking to do and I would think he would be somewhat confused. But Chris and I are very good friends and we have exchanged text messages. I will only say that what I do in liaising with Chris is for the betterment of Sheffield United Football Club."
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Re: Sheffield United next season

Post by HarlowEssexHammer » Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:16 pm

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49759940

New Sheffield United owner Prince Abdullah said he would do business with the Bin Laden family, adding that it was "not a disgraced name".

Still be a step up from working with McCabe!

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Post by StevePottsGoalsReel » Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:21 pm

HarlowEssexHammer wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:16 pm
https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/49759940

New Sheffield United owner Prince Abdullah said he would do business with the Bin Laden family, adding that it was "not a disgraced name".
Absolutely disgusting that they're happy to get in to bed with that lot. No consideration of ethics at all. The damage to their reputation could be devestating and last for generations. Can only assume the Bin Ladens haven't done their due diligence.

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Post by fjthegrey » Thu Sep 19, 2019 4:28 pm

They know better than to say it out loud, but I doubt there's a person in the world our owners wouldn't do business with if they felt they'd benefit from it in some way.

The most successful club in the league currently is run by a country that is an ethical and moral abortion.

Chelsea are owned by Abramovich. Most know the story of how he got to where he is.

They're basically all morality vacuums.

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