In July 2013 Khan purchased Fulham FC from previous owner, Mohamed Al Fayed. Before Mr. Khan bought the club Fulham were a sustainable top 10 club in the Barclays Premier League. Under Mohamed Al Fayed's ownership Fulham went from being a low league club to a top 10 Premier League club; they also reached the final of the Europa League. Now, in 2015, Khan owns Fulham FC. Khan, the owner of NFL team Jacksonvlle Jaguars, is an international businessman with an estimated net worth of $4.5 Billion. Since he bought the top 10 premier league side things have slipped. Fulham got relegated from the Premier in the 2013/14 Season (Under Khans Ownership), and then proceeded to lose almost all of their first 10 games in the championship under the management of Felix Magath. Khan, blind to the fact of the devastating affect Magath was having on the club proceeded to back Felix Magaths' Leadership. However after alot of pressure from fans Khan was forced to fire Magath. Felix Magath sold alot of Fulhams main players such as Brede Hangerland, Steve Sidwell and many other great players. Popular belief would lead us to believe that either Khan was not backing the management team with enough money, or Magath was a lunatic; (Probably a bit of both, considering that Magath tried to solve injuries with CHEESE). Then Kit Simons, Under 21's manager and ex Fulham defender, was appointed as caretaker manager whilst khan and a board of Fulham legends looked for a new manager. However, Many fans backed Kit as wins started to be a more common occurrence. After time though the rather in experienced manager started to struggle. This brings us to present day. At the end of the season it is though that kit will step down and a new manager will be appointed. However Khans' history says that we could be stuck with Kit well into next season. Khan promised a new revamp of the facilities and the Riverside stand to be redeveloped into a more modern stand. As you can expect khan hasn't kept this promise and 3 seasons on from the expected build NOTHING has happened. Parachute payments are flowing in for the next two seasons, however where is the money going? Khans back pocket maybe? So the future for Fulham is even more Mysterious than the idea of Alien Life. Who knows what the Future brings for our great club? All we can do is hope for the best. We are Fulham Till We Die! Come On You Whites!
Khan-What's the future like?
What is the future like under the ownership of Shahid Khan?
By Oliver Hall