The Prince’s dream

7 Sept 2013...Sheffield United FC announce that HRH Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has become joint owner of the club
7 Sept 2013...Sheffield United FC announce that HRH Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has become joint owner of the club
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Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad has shed further light on his sporting credentials after admitting he wants to turn Sheffield United into one of England’s leading clubs.

The Saudi Arabian, a prominent industrialist and member of the Middle Eastern kingdom’s royal family, is leading calls to overhaul the professional game in his country after being appointed to its football privatisation committee.

Prince Abdullah, who was officially unveiled as United’s co-owner last weekend after pledging to make a multi-million pound investment in its first team affairs, also spoke of his admiration for how North America governs its major franchises.

The 47-year-old’s words provide a fascinating insight into the principles set to guide him