Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan has officially purchased 100 percent of the Fulham soccer club of the English Premier league, via NFL.com.
“Fulham is the perfect club at the perfect time for me,” Khan said in a statement. “I want to be clear, I do not view myself so much as the owner of Fulham, but a custodian of the club on behalf of its fans. My priority is to ensure the club and Craven Cottage each have a viable and sustainable Premier League future that fans of present and future generations can be proud of. We will manage the club’s financial and operational affairs with prudence and care, with youth development and community programs as fundamentally important elements of Fulham’s future.”
Khan sent the statement below to Jaguars season ticket holders.
“Fulham and the Jaguars each have a great responsibility,” he wrote, via The Florida Times-Union. “Both deserve nothing less than a 100 percent commitment from ownership. In short, our pledge to you – a Jaguars franchise that is proud, bold and committed – remains unchanged.”
This is a great business move because it will enable Khan to market both clubs internationally.