By Matt Barlow for MailOnline
Published: 19:56 GMT, 26 March 2020 | Updated: 19:57 GMT, 26 March 2020
Former Sheffield United chairman Kevin McCabe is considering legal action against his successors at the club over a 'highly misleading' statement which triggered online threats and abuse.
The Blades issued a statement on Wednesday evening accusing McCabe, who still owns Bramall Lane, of trying to force them out of the stadium in order to cash in on the site's residential value.
It prompted outrage from supporters and a torrent of online vitriol – including one who wished the 71-year-old to contract 'the good old Covid' - aimed at a family which has invested more than £100million in the club over more than 25 years of service.
Prince Abdullah (left) and Kevin McCabe, pic in 2013, are in a power struggle over the stadium
McCabe, a lifelong Blades fan, was devastated and hit back last night, insisting it had been the Sheffield United owner Prince Abdullah who pulled out of an agreement struck in January to buy a package of properties which included the stadium.
He said the Prince reneged on the deal by trying