Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 7/12/13
Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan has made it clear for the past year that he wants to play games overseas in an effort to grow his team’s fan base and international appeal.  Khan has now confirmed his purchase of the English soccer club Fulham. Photo Credit: Jaguars.com [RELATED: Jaguars 'Most Likely NFL Team' To Move To London] “Fulham is the perfect club at the perfect time for me,” Khan said in a statement. “I want to be clear, I do not view myself so much as the owner of Fulham, but a custodian of the club on behalf of its fans. My priority is to ensure the club and Craven Cottage each have a viable and sustainable Premier League future that fans of present and future generations can be proud of. We will manage the club’s financial and operational affairs with prudence and care, with youth development and community programs as fundamentally important elements of Fulham’s future.” While Khan has been steadfast about his commitment to the city of Jacksonville and invested sign...
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