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English court gives Saudi prince control of Sheffield United FC

By Dominic Lawson

17 September 2019

English court gives Saudi prince control of Sheffield United FC Sheffield United's Bramall Lane Stadium before a match in 2012 / wikimediacommons.com/Kopii90

A Saudi prince has won full control over football club Sheffield United, with the English High Court rejecting “fanciful” allegations that he took a bribe from a broadcasting company to save the club from insolvency.