Duffen - Prudence still key

20 September 2009 04:46
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Hull City chairman Paul Duffen has promised to keep running the club along sound financial lines.[LNB] The Tigers are the only Premier League side still to submit their 2008 accounts, leading to speculation about their economic position.[LNB]Duffen has assured supporters there is nothing to worry about, while he will continue to back the club as much as possible.[LNB]"We do not have the financial resources of many of our competitors and I have always made it clear that I will run this club in a prudent fashion that does not threaten its long-term prosperity," Duffen wrote in his programme notes ahead of Saturday's 1-0 loss to Birmingham. [LNB]"Equally I will use every available means to ensure that we continually improve the squad, the facilities and the future prospects."[LNB]Expectations have rocketed around the KC Stadium following Hull's promotion to the Premier League in 2008 but Duffen insists it is important not to get carried away.[LNB]He said: "Unrealistic expectations inevitably lead to disappointment and afford mischief-makers the perfect opportunity to spin their conspiracy theories and fantasies. [LNB]"We must guard against that happening to us!"[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports