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Chairman speaks

Posted on 18 December 2000  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

Chairman Sir Alan Sugar tonight (Monday) confirmed to the massed ranks of the press corps that he fully intends to hand over the reins of the chairmanship once a suitable buyer has been identified.<P class=MsoNormal>Sir Alan said: &ldquo&#59;I&rsquo&#59;m definitely off, no jokes, that&rsquo&#59;s it. I am unable to say much more than what has been announced to the stock market earlier today.<P class=MsoNormal><SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes">&nbsp&#59;</SPAN>&ldquo&#59;I cannot say exactly how many interested parties there are but there will be a selection process as we seek a suitable custodian for the club.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;My wife will kill me for saying this, but I will always be available to help out my successor.<P class=MsoNormal>&ldquo&#59;I fully intend to keep coming to games, absolutely.&rdquo&#59;<P class=MsoNormal>&nbsp&#59;<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>