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City Cuts Last Thai With Thaksin Shinawatra

City Cuts Last Thai With Thaksin Shinawatra

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Manchester City Football Club has dismissed Thaksin Shinawatra from his position as the clubs honorary president.

According to the Guardian, ADUG took the decision after high-level talks took place last week in an effort to distance themselves from the ex-Thailand president's predicament.

The Guardian reads...

The new owner, Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the chairman, Khaldoon Al Mubarak, concluded that it would be 'inappropriate' to allow Thaksin to continue holding such a prominent position and that the former prime minister of Thailand should become the first high-profile casualty of their reign.

Thaksin, who accepted the position when he sold the club to ADUG last September, has been on the run, spending time in the Middle East, China and the Bahamas, since his UK visa was cancelled in November.

His current whereabouts are a mystery to City but the club's executive chairman, Garry Cook, managed to get a message to the 59-year-old, via intermediaries, before the 1-0 defeat of Middlesbrough on Saturday. Thaksin's name was subsequently removed from the match-day programme and has also been taken off the club's ­website as well as various places inside the stadium.


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Writer:Tudor
Date:Tuesday February 10 2009
Time: 10:58PM

Comments

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End of an era. Goodbye and thanks for everything Frank.
Tudor
10/02/2009 23:04:00
0
None of this would be possible without Frank. Dodgy history or not he resurrected my club and I'll always be grateful for that.
fifthcolumnblue
10/02/2009 23:13:00
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Goodbye and thanks for everything Frank, But really with Mr.Thaksin I hate to enter to Manchester City page in News Now site !! There was in each hour ten Policy news & only one in sport . :)
city 81
11/02/2009
0
Me too! Mr Shinawatra could have invested his money in many other fields, but chose to come to City's rescue and, I think, to care for our Club. All true fans should be glad that he did, when few others were seriously interested.
Olebluey
11/02/2009 00:04:00
0
Love him or hate him he did start the resurrection of our club and for that we should thank him.
Doody
11/02/2009 00:38:00
0
Thanks 540,000,000,000 (540 billion) Franky baby.
jackblue
11/02/2009 00:56:00
0
Living in Thaksins' part of the world i can tell you that this guy is like a god to many of the poor people. When he took over the club the number of Thais' who started to wear City shirts (copies) was unbelievable.
Thaibluefan
11/02/2009 01:08:00
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I think we will all be eternally grateful for turning our prospects around. He was the beginning of the City revolution and honourary president or not, will always be honoured for his part in City's history.
eighthsin
11/02/2009 02:40:00
0
I wonder if they will buy out his part ownership of the club? Frank you sold it to the best thank you.
Buzz Lightyear
11/02/2009 04:53:00
0
thanks Frank.......if not for you....we would be where we are now......
lincolnblue
11/02/2009 07:56:00
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