Frank McCourt is no longer Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Olympique de Marseille. The owner of OM left his post on September 8th.
McCourt takes OM back.
The news will make people talk about the Old Port. Owner of Olympique de Marseille since 2016, Frank McCourt seems to want to take a step back with the management of the Marseille club.
Indeed, documents published on September 23 in OM’s legal information announce the Bostonian’s resignation from his post as chairman of the club’s supervisory board.
McCourt left his post on September 8
This information had gone unnoticed until now. And for good reason: Marseille has never communicated on this decision which took effect on… September 8 during a general assembly. Barry Frederick Cohen will fill the position vacated by McCourt.
Certainly, and even if this does not necessarily augur a departure from the American, this decision risks reigniting the rumors of the sale of OM, always supported on social networks, where the fantasy of a takeover, by investors from the Middle East in particular, continues to make some Marseille supporters salivate. A sale repeatedly denied by the McCourt clan in recent years.
McCourt has always brushed off sales rumors
In June, the clan of the American had again qualified all these noises of corridor of totally wrong . A little over six months earlier, the businessman had also banged his fist on the table. These are rumours, pure misinformation circulating on social networks, the club is not for sale! , he assured. His departure from the Supervisory Board is not likely to change the minds of Olympian fans who are still waiting for this famous sale…
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