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Missed Opportunity: Al Fahim speaks

Missed Opportunity: Al Fahim speaks

We asked the question the other day over why the Arabian consortium involved in the Portsmouth takeover hasn't seen Newcastle as a more viable option. Lo and behold, within 48 hours of writing it, Dr Al Fahim, obviously a fan of the site, quipped:

'I'd have paid £200m for Newcastle because it's a great club. But the guy wanted £400m. He's got to be kidding.'

Another of the many who see Ashley as a joker.



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Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Tuesday June 2 2009
Time: 2:36PM

Comments

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Your loss our gain at Pompey. The quicker you get rid of Ashley the better. No doubt we at Pompey will look forward to next season with some relish & you get look forward to Scunthorpe!
storagematt
02/06/2009 15:41:00
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is that your way of trying to wind us up? bad attempt. We needed this to happen so Ashley would sell up and we can move on.
xpertweb.co.uk
02/06/2009 16:48:00
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it's intresting though, that foreign owners have come under a lot of stick the last few years, when by and large they have been very supportive of the clubs they own - whilst Mike Ashley - an english owner - has been far far worse than everyone!
pompeycarpet
02/06/2009 17:32:00
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Factual only!
storagematt
02/06/2009 19:46:00
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But maybe Newcastle will move downwards.... Oopppsss! We will go up, thanks to our Mike's friend.
Pompey Malta
02/06/2009 22:40:00
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Maybe Newcastle will move downwards but I believe we will be back up in no time, the main thing I want to happen is for Ashley to **** off as he is a waste of space and is ruining a well established club which aslo has an excellent fan base.
xpertweb.co.uk
02/06/2009 23:36:00
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He's spent more money than he planned to and wants most of it back. The longer he has this opinion the longer it will take Newcastle to come back but a couple of months is a long time in football, things could go either way.
Pompeyscum
03/06/2009 02:33:00
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Never mind a couple of months, we need him gone in days!! Can't see it happening but believe we need to see him gone fast!!
xpertweb.co.uk
03/06/2009 08:09:00
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He said "I'd have paid 200m but he wanted 400m and to ***** some of my goats. He's got to be kidding, although the cash wasn't the issue".
TeddyLyon
03/06/2009 08:16:00
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There's no sense pining over the sale bargain that got away. the barcodes may now be in a smaller High Street for a season, but you're not past your "sell by date" and returns are accepted as long as you've kept the receipt. You did keep the receipt, didn't you?
Sindbad
03/06/2009 19:17:00
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