"We understand there is some concern related to how Leeds United would be run under our stewardship. It remains important to be clear that Shari’ah law will not hinder this transaction nor will it affect the future operations of the club."
Well that will be a relief to Leeds fans. Presumably, that will mean that they will still be able to get rat arsed drunk, fuelled by alcohol purchased from bars inside Elland Road. They will also be able to bet when in the stadium. And the gals will also be able to reveal roll upon roll of blubber and ton upon ton of cellulite when attending games rather than being required to dress in all white hajibs.
Mind you, I'm not sure how all of this will fit with Gulf Finance House's mission statement which talks about "investing in Islamic financial institutions and infrastructure projects". I suppose making money out of the selling of alcohol and gambling licenses might fall under the umbrella of Islamic diversification!
However, Neil Warnock may be disappointed by the news given his incessant "We was robbed" complaints. Now if referees were to have their right hands cut off...
By the way, Leeds fans excited by the takeover might like to read the article linked to below: