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What Jacob's said to 5 Live...

An interview that Mark Jacob gave to Gary Richardson on Radio 5 Live was broadcast this morning.

If you missed it, there is a summary of this in the forum - which ALSO has a direct link to the interview, courtesy of pompeymart1965.

So, check this out - and more including some 'rumour' on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in a different thread but also in the forum - on this link here...

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The Journalist

Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 10 2010

Time: 1:56PM

Your Comments

So even MJ is in the list of PFC personnel who haven't yet met the owner - strange!
PFCblue
Who's Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum?
moley2
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is basically dubai! what is the link to pompey? i couldnt/didnt know how to find it....
ruffcider
no worries found it....like it but weve been had many times before
ruffcider
As the expression goes: 'Actions speak louder than word'. The circus that has become PFC, where the lions & tigers have been replaced by camels & clowns, rolls on!!!
storagematt
the link to pompey? dubai is in a finacial mess, from overspending, and had to be bailed out. Pompey is in finacial mess from overspending, and had to be bailed out. The guy owns a hoarse called "blue buyout". for some reason, mark jacob has got all excited, and clearly thinks some funding has apeared. this guys's been intrested in buying a football club before, and he has money. Some people ("aparantly" different sources) on at least two message boards heard from "source" that a deal was close, but nothing concrete.
pompeycarpet
...in other words... f' all.
pompeycarpet
How do these guys benefit from taking over a club with huge debts and hassle from the fans. I can't see how they can buy a club when they have no money!
moley2
just read the fratton faithful one and im gonna stop there as i started to feel good again......ill dream of the embargo being lifted not the owner of our dreams
ruffcider
ruffcider, it's a nightmare not a dream!!! Maybe it's better not to wake up from this one!!!
Mike1954
For my Birthday This year and xmas I WANT A HUGE DOSE OF OPTIMISM!
pentonpompey
as someone who lived in Dubai before SAF and ALF i can confirm pompey do pull in the viewers and what happens to the club is of great interest to the UAE, they see parallels small club/ country in the top league. i would be surpised if Sheik Mohammed bought a football club he's a bit quieter than that, though i could see one of the top 200 being permitted to do it.
russellm
I've listened to the interview, and there are still some causes for concern, including nobody being certain exactly how much debt there is. Also still unconvinced about the late payment of wages, how much money Faraj has and why he hasn't pitched up yet. It hasn't been snowing since October FFS! Hopefully we can give MJ the benefit of the doubt, and see things start to improve next week. But there was nothing on there about this new Sheikh wasisname? What's this all about?
tracyc
ive been shopping today... whats this about a sheikh?! im quite confused!
pompey--pessimist
Buy 2 get 1 free! Surely a bargain! or not. always read the smallprint!!!
moley2
 

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