Cellino: I won’t attend any more Leeds United games

Date published: Monday 2nd November 2015 6:03

Massimo Cellino: Controversial figure

Massimo Cellino: Controversial figure

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino has confirmed his intention to attend no further United fixtures following chants against him last week.

The Italian has recently admitted he was willing to sell his majority stake in the club to the fans group Leeds Fans United after a large majority of supporters chanted against his Elland Road regime during Thursday evening’s 2-0 defeat to Blackburn.

And those protests have led Cellino to release a statement via the club’s official website¬† to say he will no longer be attending matches.

Cellino said: “It pains me to make this decision as I have put my heart and soul into this club.

“But what I was subjected to at the Blackburn game left me feeling like I had no other option but to take a step away.

“After the time, effort and emotion I have given to the club to try and enable us to move forward, it hurt me a lot to hear the fans singing what they did on Thursday night.

“The fans made it clear they believe I am no longer the best person for this job, and for the first time I am starting to think that they may be correct.”

 

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