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Al Fahim speaks

Al Fahim speaks

Dr Sulaiman Al Fahim, I think we need to find a shorter name for him, we have 'Sacha', so maybe something like 'Doc' or 'Sully' should be used - what do we think?

Anyway, back to the point our owner in waiting has sent us a message, I am not sure if he was talking direct to The News, or they just quote him, but this is what he said: 'everything I have seen makes me sure that we can build a great football club in the years to come.

'Portsmouth has incredible history, and its fans are some of the most loyal in the world of football.

'I look forward not just to working with them, but listening to their views on how they want to take the club forward.

'I am the investor, but this is their club and their community - and it is a privilege to be taking charge.'

All good words, and very promising to hear his thoughts that he wants to 'listen to the fans' and seek advice from us as this is 'our club'.

We all have ideas as to what we want and hope the future can bring so forums such as ours, and of course ours others, along with various supporters clubs groups are the way forward - gaining the views and thoughts of such networks and groups can only help...


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Date:Thursday May 28 2009
Time: 11:40AM


he said more than that! (see the forum and the arabianbuisness news website)
28/05/2009 11:52:00
yep seen that now carpet, but that was the only part i had seen at the time - altho to be fair its also the bit that i liked the most i think... also couldnt really quote the whole interview could i :-)
28/05/2009 11:54:00
Not sure about pet names, don't want to offend the wonderful man. No doubt there are some good ways to show our gratitude. We all hope for great things but everything in good time.
28/05/2009 11:58:00
Message to The Doc "Impress me!"
28/05/2009 12:00:00
no, maybe your right rug... However I felt the whole interview was fairly reasuring... particually as it made me think he had more money at his disposal than I thought he did this morning when plymouthgraham was saying his value was only £300million...
28/05/2009 12:01:00
I'm liking what I'm hearing. If this is the way he's going to go, he won't make the mistakes that were made after the City buyout. A lot of the talk that was doing the rounds then was pure bilge. Consolidation, stability with some expectations thrown in...MAGIC>>
28/05/2009 12:02:00
Carpet is right, I have been on the UAE business sites, what he says to them is the thing to note; it will be more accurate and it will affect his reputation
28/05/2009 12:03:00
As Homer Simpson once said 'I love the leader'
28/05/2009 12:17:00
This is Pompey we're talking about. Expect the unexpected until the deal is done. I have no doubt that his heart is in the right place and he believes what he says. What concerns me is that financial due diligence has, apparently, not been undertaken yet.
28/05/2009 12:26:00
there is always that doubt tony, and expecting the unexpected with pompey is true, but ive tried to keep that doubt to the back of mind mind... this cannot fall through now, surely...
28/05/2009 12:33:00
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