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List of owners of English football clubs

This is a list of the current owners of English football clubs, as well as (in some cases) their estimated net worth and source of wealth. All figures are listed in millions rather than billions. For example, £1,000m would be one billion (1,000,000,000) pounds. Only shareholders with a significant interest (above 10%) are listed.

Contents

Premier LeagueEdit

Club Owner(s) Estimated
combined
net worth
Source of wealth
Arsenal
(more information)
  E. Stanley Kroenke (67.05%)[1]
  Alisher Usmanov (30.04%)
$22.4B[2][3] Kroenke Sports Enterprises
Metal and mining, investment
Bournemouth   Maxim Demin (75%)[4]

  PEAK6 Investments (25%)[5]

Petrochemicals trading
Seven Developments
Brighton & Hove Albion   Tony Bloom (75.61%)[6] $1.7B Online Gambling, Real Estate, Property, Land Development & Investments
Burnley   Mike Garlick (49.3%)
  John Banaszkiewicz (27.55%)[7]
$80M[8]--- Michael Bailey Associates
Freight Investor Services
Chelsea
(more information)
  Roman Abramovich[9] $9.3B[10] Oil and industry
Crystal Palace   Steve Parish
  Martin Long
  Joshua Harris
  David S.Blitzer
  Jeremy Hosking

  Stephen Browett

$65M
$100M
$3.2B[11]

$1.3B
$250M

$110M

Tag Worldwide[12]
Churchill Insurance

Apollo Global Management

Blackstone Group
Marathon Asset Management

Farr Vintners

Everton
(more information)
   Farhad Moshiri (49.9%)
  Bill Kenwright CBE
  Jon Woods
$2.3B[13] Steel and energy
Theatre production
Planet Hollywood
Ocean Software
Huddersfield Town   Dean Hoyle $475M Card Factory
Leicester City   The Srivaddhanaprabha Family[14] $4.9B[15] King Power International Group
Liverpool
(more information)
  John W. Henry[16] $2.5B[17] Fenway Sports Group
Manchester City
(more information)
  Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan (87%)
  China Media Capital (13%)
$44B Oil and industry investment
Government
Manchester United
(more information)
  The Glazer Family[18] $4.9B[19] First Allied Corporation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Newcastle United
(more information)
  Mike Ashley $3.3B[20] Sports Direct International
Southampton   Gao Jisheng (80%)
  Katharina Liebherr (20%)
$3.9B+[21] Lander Sports Development Co Ltd
Inheritance
Stoke City   The Coates Family[22] $3.1B[23] Bet365
Swansea City   Stephen Kaplan & Jason Levien (68%)
  Swansea City Supporters Trust (21.1%)[24]
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Memphis Grizzlies and D.C. United
Investment trust
Tottenham Hotspur
(more information)
  Joe Lewis (70.6% of 85% holding company)
  Daniel Levy (29.4% of 85% holding company)[25]
$5.6B[26]
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Tavistock Group
ENIC Group
Watford   Gino Pozzo[27] --- Businessman
West Bromwich Albion
(more information)
  Guochuan Lai (87.8%)[28] $6.2B [29] Investment
West Ham United
(more information)
  David Sullivan (51.1%)[30]
  David Gold (35.1%)
  Straumur Investment Bank (10%)
$520M

$325M

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Daily Sport, Sunday Sport
Gold Group International
Straumur Investment Bank

Football League ChampionshipEdit

Club Owner(s) Estimated
combined
net worth (£m)
Source of wealth
Aston Villa
(more information)
  Dr. Tony Xia[31] $1.2B[32] Recon Group
Barnsley   Patrick Cryne $40M iSOFT
Birmingham City
(more information)
  Paul Suen (60.78%)
  Wang Lei (5.28%)
  Carson Yeung (6.51%)[33]
$570M Birmingham International Holdings
Bolton Wanderers   Eddie Davies CBE $52M Strix
Brentford   Matthew Benham (96%)[34]
Bristol City   Stephen Lansdown $1.9B[35] Hargreaves Lansdown
Burton Albion   Ben Robinson
Cardiff City   Vincent Tan (51%)[36] $820M[37] Berjaya Group
Derby County   Mel Morris [38] $520M[39] King
Fulham
(more information)
  Shahid Khan[40] $8.9B[41] Flex-N-Gate Corp (automobile parts manufacturer)
Hull City    The Allam Family[42] $325M[43] Allam Marine
Ipswich Town   Marcus Evans $825M Marcus Evans Group
Leeds United   Andrea Radrizzani[44] [45] Eleonora Sports Ltd
Aser Group Company
Middlesbrough   Steve Gibson $260M[46] Bulkhaul Limited
Millwall   John Berylson
Richard Smith[47]
$175M
Chestnut Hill Ventures
Norwich City
(more information)
  Delia Smith and
  Michael Wynn-Jones (53%)
  Michael Foulger (15%)
$30M[48]

Food industry
Publishing
Poultry
Nottingham Forest   Evangelos Marinakis[49] $650M Owner of Olympiacos F.C.
Preston North End   Trevor Hemmings CVO (51.4%)[50][51] $720M Blackpool Tower, horse racing, investment, Northern Trust, Sportech[52]
Queens Park Rangers
(more information)
  Tony Fernandes (66%)
  Lakshmi Mittal (33%)[53]
$345M[54]
$16.4B[55]
Air Asia, Tune Group
ArcelorMittal
Reading
(more information)
  Narin Niruttinanon (50%)
  Sasima Srivikorn(25%)

  Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth (25%)[56]

Sheffield United   Abdullah bin Musa'ed (50%)[57] $155M Property
Oil
Sheffield Wednesday   Dejphon Chansiri Thai Union Group
Sunderland   Ellis Short[58] $2.9B[59] Lone Star Funds, Skibo Castle
Wolverhampton Wanderers   Fosun International (parent company)
Guo Guangchang (co-owner of Fosun)
$6.2B[60] Investment

League OneEdit

Club Owner(s) Estimated
combined
net worth
Source of wealth
AFC Wimbledon   Wimbledon Football Club Supporters' Society (The Dons Trust) Supporters Trust
Blackburn Rovers   Balaji & Venkatesh Rao (99.9%) $650M Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group
Bradford City
Bristol Rovers   Dwane Sports (92%) Banking and tourism
Bury   Save Our Shakers Trust (63.8%)
  The Bury F.C. Supporters Society Ltd (Forever Bury) (11%)[61]
Investment trusts
Charlton Athletic   Roland Duchatelet (95%)[62] Staprix NV
Doncaster Rovers   John Ryan
  Dick Watson (26%)   Terry Bramall CBE

[63]

$36M MYA Cosmetic Surgery
Construction[6]
Keepmoat[64]
Fleetwood Town   Andy Pilley (98%)[65] BES Group
Gillingham   Paul Scally
Milton Keynes Dons   Pete Winkelman[66][67] InterMK Group
Northampton Town   David Anthony Cardoza
  Anthony Michael Cardoza
  Deborah Jones
  Trustees of Stuart Wilson[68]
Oldham Athletic   Simon Corney (97%)[69]
Oxford United   Daryl Eyles
Peterborough United   Darragh MacAnthony Property Investment
Rochdale   Chris Dunphy
Plymouth Argyle   James Brent
Portsmouth   Michael Eisner $1B Media; former CEO of The Walt Disney Company; Tornante
Rotherham United   Tony Stewart 49%[70][71]
  J Stewart 46%
  R Stewart 5%
$180M Lighting industry
Scunthorpe United   Peter Swann and family $445M[72] Retail; live entertainments; horse racing
Shrewsbury Town   Roland Wycherley[73]
Southend United   Ron Martin[74] Property
Walsall   Jeff Bonser[75]
Wigan Athletic   Dave Whelan $250M DW Sports Fitness, JJB Sports

League TwoEdit

Club Owner(s) Estimated
combined
net worth
Source of wealth
Accrington Stanley   The Styring Family (12%)
  Accrington Stanley Supporters Fund (12%)
  Peter Marsden (10%)[76]

Investment trust
Barnet
Blackpool   Owen Oyston (80%)
  Valeri Belokon (25%)
$105M[6]
$195M
Publishing, Media & Estate Agency
Finance, Media, Food Industry & Mining
Cambridge United  Grosvenor Fund Management Grosvenor Group
Owned by the Duke of Westminster and family
Property
Carlisle United
(more information)
  A. Jenkins (37% of 93% holding company)
  J. Nixon (18%)
  S.Pattison (18%)
  The United Trust (25.4%)
Pioneer Foods
Businessman (retired)
Carlisle Glass
Investment Trust
Cheltenham Town   Paul Baker
Chesterfield   Dave Allen
Colchester United   Robbie Cowling[77] $26M JobServe
Coventry City    Joy Seppala &
Dermot Coleman[78]
Sisu Capital
Crawley Town   The Executors of Bruce Winfield's Estate[79] Freight transport and inheritance from marketing services[80]
Crewe Alexandra   N. Hassall (32% of 60% holding company)
  D. Potts (23% of 60% holding company)
  RJ Rowlinson (25%)[81]


The Rowlinson Group
Exeter City   Exeter City FC Supporters' Trust - Trust Ownership Working Group Supporters Trust
Grimsby Town   John Fenty (42.91%)
  Mike Parker (22%)
  The Mariners Trust (14.13%)[82]
$18M[83]

Five Star Fish
Entrepreneur
Supporters Trust
Luton Town   Luton Town Football Club 2020 LTD
Mansfield Town   John Radford
Morecambe   Peter McGuigan
Newport County   Newport County AFC Supporters Trust Supporters Trust
Notts County   Alan Hardy [1] Paragon][dead link], private companies
Port Vale   Norman Smurthwaite (100%) $39M[84] Property
Stevenage   Phil Wallace (91%)[85] $60M Lamex Food Group
Swindon Town
Wycombe Wanderers   Wycombe Wanderers Trust Investment trust
Yeovil Town   John Fry (46.9%)
  Norman Hayward (45.1%)[86]

Property

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