Vital Football

Latest Fulham FC News

Fulham's Al-Fayad upset with report.

Fulham's Al-Fayad upset with report.

Fulham owner and Chairman Mohamed al Fayed, the father of Diana's lover Dodi al Fayed and owner of Harrod's department store has questioned whether the investigator who headed the inquiry, Sir John Stevens, was blackmailed into ruling out foul play.

'It's shocking. It's completely outrageous that a leading Scotland Yard officer can come up with such an unbelievable judgement,' al Fayed said in an interview with U.S. network NBC's 'Today' show.

Diana, who was 36, and Dodi al Fayed died after their chauffeur-driven Mercedes crashed in a tunnel in Paris in August 1997 as they tried to elude paparazzi on motorbikes.

A two-year inquiry by French authorities in 1999 ruled that al Fayed's driver Henri Paul, who was also killed, was to blame because he was drunk and driving too fast.

Stevens, the former head of London's police force, has spent almost three years probing what happened. His investigation extended to the royal family, conducting a lengthy interview with Prince Charles.

Al Fayed said his son had bought an engagement ring for Diana and that she had told him hours before the crash that she was pregnant. He also accused the government of involvement in the plot.

Stevens is 'being definitely blackmailed to say exactly what the British intelligence want him to say,' al Fayed said. Without citing the source of the information, he said that six months ago British intelligence agents stole Stevens' computer.

'I'm sure they find something very devastating for him and used what they have, information, to blackmail him,' he said.

Al Fayed has charged that his son and Diana were murdered by British secret services because their relationship was embarrassing the royal household.

Witnesses, officials and royal commentators have dismissed arguments that the death of Diana, who was seen as one of the world's most glamorous people, was anything more than an accident.


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

Writer:
Date:Thursday December 14 2006
Time: 6:00AM

Comments

0
Is this a news or a current affairs website?!
BaldyYid
14/12/2006 15:30:00
0
Hi Baldy, It may not be of interest to you and why should it? You are obviously not aware of the fact that Al-Fayad has a link to Fulham FC and this is the Fulham fC Vital site, I suppose it would be the same if (God forbid) Daniel Levy was unfortunate enough to lose a son, don't you think it right that as the papers/media would be reporting it, the link to Tottenham would get WH writing? and rightly so! Its not rocket science mate!
Cravens
14/12/2006 15:56:00
0
Baldy dos'nt read the articles he just posts any old thing to get his monthly points tally up!!
sammy.luke
14/12/2006 15:59:00
0
The Spurs supporters are just so mind-less.
wei, wu and shu
16/12/2006 12:13:00
0
Should be hung, the lot of 'em.
fulham usa
16/12/2006 12:30:00
0
Now now, we don't like it when they slag us off on here so please keep it to a light hearted banter....lol.
Cravens
16/12/2006 13:16:00
0
I don't think anyone expected the report to say anything else did they?
SeasideEssexXile
21/12/2006 14:48:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Fulham Articles

Cairney`s a Wanted Man

Speculation has resurfaced in the media linking Newcastle United with a move for Tom Cairney.

Johansen In Team Of The Week (24/4/17)

Fulham are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Stats: Huddersfield v Fulham

All the stats from Huddersfield (1) vs (4) Fulham, John Smith's Stadium, 22/04.17 15:00 Att: 21,023

Archived Vital Fulham Articles

Vital Fulham articles from

Site Journalists

Andrew Joyce
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Huddersfield (a)?
Suggested By: Putney
Bettinelli2%
Fredericks0%
Kalas0%
Ream0%
Malone16%
McDonald0%
Johansen77%
Cairney5%
Aluko0%
Ayite0%
Sessegnon0%
Odoi0%
Piazon0%
Kebano0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Fulham Results (view all)

Fulham Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment