Date: 18th May 2010 at 10:08am
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Lee Strafford, who resigned from his post as Wednesday chairman yesterday, has revealed that he was gutted to have to take the decision to leave Hillsborough.

The lifelong Wednesdayite, who revealed to the Owls board on Friday that he was set to resign, officially stepped down from his position yesterday.

It left Wednesdayites concerned about the future of the club and wanting more answers as to why Strafford took the decision to leave his post.

But, in an interview with the Sheffield Star, he said he was ‘gutted’ to have ended up in his current position but that he had ‘been strapped to two horses pulling in opposite directions.’

Strafford also revealed that the investment proposal from American-based Club 9 Sports, which was turned down at the time, wasn’t the reason for his departure from S6.

The 37-year-old also hinted at potential happenings at the club in the near future, saying that the ‘focus is on the board to do the right things in the next week or so.’

But he refused to give any more in-depth details as to why he took the decision to leave when he did.