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The president of Sheffield United has resigned for
The president of Sheffield United has resigned for “personal reasons”. (Mike Egerton / PA Wire)

The news was a surprise announcement on Friday evening, with the owner Prince Abdullah bin Mosa’ad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud telling the club’s official website: “On behalf of the board, I thank Prince Musaad for his efforts. , he made a valuable contribution to the development of the football club. “

Meanwhile, the former president himself spoke of his pride in having held the position, saying: “It has been an absolute pleasure and a real privilege to be president of this great club and I have always tried to defend the values ​​of the club and to act as a real goalkeeper. “

“I would like to thank Prince Abdullah for giving me the opportunity to be President of Sheffield United Football Club. I also thank the Board of Directors, Stephen Bettis, and the Vice Presidents for their support throughout my mandate. “

“As I go along there are a lot that I want to thank. First and foremost you the fans, who have given me so many fond memories, especially in our first season in the Premier League. You really are the best.

“My sincere thanks also to everyone who works hard at the club, the employees, the backstage staff and the players. We have good people working at the club and I am very proud to have had the pleasure of working with you. all.

“To say I’m disappointed with the way things have gone this season is an understatement. I have no doubts that we have a bright future and look forward to seeing everyone at Bramall Lane healthy and cheering again our Blades.

“It has been an honor to be president of Sheffield United, and I wish my successor the best.

“Good luck and God bless you.”

United then confirmed that vice-president Yusuf Giansiracusa will take on the role of interim president before deciding on the long-term replacement of Prince Musaad, who became the youngest Premier League president when he was appointed. in September 2019.

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