Ramsay Says He's Coming Home.To Buy Football Club; Star Chef Wants to Bring His Family North of the Border to Run Morton
Byline: MAUREEN CULLEY
HE has found fame and fortune as one of the world's most successful chefs.
But Gordon Ramsay yesterday pledged to turn his back on the kitchen and return to his first love - football.
The 38-year-old revealed that he plans to buy Greenock Morton.
He will move his wife Tana and four children to Scotland from London to help him achieve his dream of owning a football club.
Ramsay, who as a teenager was on the books of Glasgow Rangers until injury put paid to his footballing career, has been seeking advice from his former club's chairman, David Murray.
He said: 'I have been speaking to David Murray over the last couple of years and if anyone knows how to run a football club, then it's him.
'I always wanted to be a professional player and would love to get back into football on a fulltime basis. I have been keeping an eye out for the right kind of club to invest in and it will definitely be a side from north of the Border.
'Morton would be my first choice because my dad was a …
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Publication information: Article title: Ramsay Says He's Coming Home.To Buy Football Club; Star Chef Wants to Bring His Family North of the Border to Run Morton. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: September 6, 2005. Page number: 31. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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