Hull City’s Ehab Allam: ‘We are detached emotionally from the fans’

05 September 2018 09:00
The club’s co-owner is keen to sell up amid a toxic time at the KCom Stadium and believes a deal to do so may be imminentIt is the afternoon of 29 August, the day after a record-low crowd of 4,666 witnessed Hull crash to a 4-0 home defeat to Derby in the Carabao Cup. That number, Hull’s lowest attendance at the KCom Stadium – their home since Boxing Day 2002 – paints part of the grim picture of dislocation that has formed between supporters and the father and son pairing that assumed ownership of the club in 2010.They are hardly playing happy families, and talking during this rare interview in his office following a meeting with the manager, Nigel Adkins, the vice-chairman, Ehab Allam, suggests Hull could be sold before Christmas. Allam is in discussions with potential buyers over a sale that would be music to the ears of many fans. Related: Mason Mount takes the ‘tough’ way to further Chelsea and England career For the majority of fans, we have a cheaper solution than what we had before, as long as they are willing to move Related: Wonder of Windass puts Hull into the elite Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian