Southampton - Crouch Gets Appointed as Chairman
UK time is: 06:45:02
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Crouch Gets Appointed as Chairman

Saints have confirmed Leon Crouch has taken over as chairman of the club following Michael Wilde's departure earlier this week.

Crouch, who is the second-largest shareholder behind Michael Wilde, has stepped up from his position as vice-chairman and has agreed to over see Saints promotion push.

Michael Wilde took over as the Saints chairman 9 months ago after controversially ousting his predecessor Rupert Lowe. But however the Jersey-based property tycoon officially stepped down on Wednesday having failed to attract outside investment into the club.

Leon Crouch, who is 60 years old, is a lifelong Southampton fan.

In a official statement, Ken Dulieu, the chairman of the club's PLC, said: 'I'm delighted that Leon has agreed to take on this responsibility. The directors continue to pledge their full support to George (Burley) and his team in their endeavours to win back Southampton's place in the Premier League.'

Crouch also added: 'We are united in our determination to get Southampton back into the Premiership, and that is what is really important to every Saints fan.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 2 2007

Time: 6:05PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Saying all the right things but it'll be a short honeymoon if we fail to win promotion
Giddyred
Report Abuse
02/03/2007 22:54:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Southampton Articles

Chambers Bid Fails - Mayuka Out (Monday July 27 2015)

Gardos Injury Blow (Friday July 24 2015)

Vitesse Gets BT Sport Treatment (Friday July 24 2015)

Yoshida Reveals Goal Secret (Friday July 24 2015)

Friendly - KVV Quick 0-10 Southampton (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Fonte Pleased With Groningen Goal (Wednesday July 22 2015)

McQueen Loving Saints Pre Season (Wednesday July 22 2015)

Archived Southampton Articles

List All Vital Saints Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Vital Saint 39
2. Rex Vulgaris 2
3. WillT 2
4. JackReed 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Sunderland 0 0 0 0 0 0

Southampton Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

On Buying Titles and Trophys;
Chelsea : 28/07/2015 03:34:01
Pivotal Change In Ashley Tenureship?
Newcastle : 28/07/2015 00:34:00
Diaby & Sako Deals Close?
WBA : 27/07/2015 20:32:00
Hart Up For UEFA Award
Man City : 27/07/2015 20:19:00
Pellegrini Confirms Jovetic Exit
Man City : 27/07/2015 20:08:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man C MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
K Davis 47%
Clyne 3%
Fonte 3%
Alderweireld 6%
Bertrand 3%
Wanyama 18%
S Davis 1%
Long 1%
Djuricic 1%
Mane 5%
Pelle 1%
Sub - Ward-Prowse 1%
Sub - Elia 10%