Simon Jordan rants at the FA over Wembley sale and says bosses must go

first_img 2 2 However, Khan announced on Wednesday that he had withdrawn his offer on the grounds that only a minority of the FA Council were behind his takeover.Jordan was also strongly against the idea of selling the Home of Football to foreign ownership.But the former Crystal Palace owner sees the collapsed deal as just another failure under the tutelage of Clarke and Glenn and has called for both bosses to step down from their roles. FA chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn center_img Simon Jordan has blasted the Football Association, saying they ‘reside over debacle over debacle’ after their plans to sell Wembley Stadium to Fulham owner Shahid Khan fell through.American billionaire Khan had offered £600million to purchase the national stadium, a deal FA chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn were said to be strongly in favour of.The bosses had wanted to use the money to invest in grassroots and community football and boost public facilities up and down the country. He told talkSPORT host Jim White on Thursday: “The FA reside over debacle over debacle.“I think it’s difficult to make a case for Martin Glenn and Greg Clarke not to go.“Khan is stepping away because it’s a mess, because he doesn’t want to be party to a mess, because Glenn and Clarke can’t sell it. They can’t get it across the line. They can’t take the easy route of selling an asset under value to fund a situation which, in part, has been created by the FA itself.“Khan knows this is toxic right now, so he’s putting it back on the FA and saying, ‘get this mess sorted out and maybe I will come back and buy your stadium off you and do you a favour’.”Listen to Simon Jordan’s rant against the FA and the sale of Wembley Stadium IN FULL above!last_img

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