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Sheffield United: Fans don’t want Kevin McCabe to appeal ownership decision

Sheffield United: Fans don’t want Kevin McCabe to appeal ownership decision

It has been confirmed that former Sheffield United owner Kevin McCabe’s lawyers are seeking leave to appeal a court ruling from September which granted full ownership of the club to his former business partner Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz al Saud (via @JamesShield1).

Should Kevin McCabe accept defeat in the battle for ownership?

Yes

Yes

No

No

McCabe and Prince Abdullah went head-to-head in a lengthy court battle for sole ownership, with the ruling going in favour of the latter (BBC Sport).

Mr Justice Fancourt ruled that McCabe must sell his stake to his former business partner for £5 million.

The lifelong Sheffield United fan was left disappointed by the ruling, and expressed his “deep misgivings about the suitability” of the Saudi prince as the Blades’ custodian (via BBC Sport).

It looked as though that was that however, and that the ownership battle had come to a conclusion. However, that now appears not to be the case as McCabe is set to lodge an appeal against the decision.

This is likely to mean that the battle for control of the club drags on even longer, something which most Sheffield United supporters are not happy about and don’t want. Here is what some said on Twitter after finding out that McCabe was set to appeal…

Sheffield United fans, should Kevin McCabe accept defeat in his ownership battle with Prince Abdullah? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below…

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