Statue of Jacko is Handed Backo
Pop star tribute removed and given back to Mohamed Al Fayed
Fulham FC have followed through on their promise to hand back the statue of Michael Jackson to former chairman Mohamed Al Fayed by unceremoniously removing it from its riverside stand on Wednesday, September 25.
New Fulham Chairman Shahid Khan says: "Our supporters' views on the statue have been made clear.
" I respect Mr Al Fayed and know he had good intentions in paying an individual tribute. However, the removal of the statue is the right thing for Fulham Football Club."
Fulham FC was sold to new owner Shahid Khan for £150m earlier this year and there has been speculation ever since about the future of the somewhat unusual Fulham landmark until Mr Khan confirmed last Friday, September 20 that it would be removed.
September 26, 2013