List of English football club owners

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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 at least a 10% stake are listed.

Premier League[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated combined net worth Source of wealth
Arsenal
(more information)
United States Stan Kroenke (66.83%)
Uzbekistan Alisher Usmanov &
Iran Farhad Moshiri (29.99%)
£1,800m[1]
£12,400m[1]
£1,100m[1]
Kroenke Sports Enterprises
Mining, lumber and investment
Steel and energy
Aston Villa
(more information)
United States Randy Lerner £630m[1] MBNA Corporation, Progressive Corporation
Cardiff City Malaysia Vincent Tan [2] £786m[1]
?
Berjaya Group
?
Chelsea
(more information)
Russia Roman Abramovich £10,300m[1] Oil and industry
Crystal Palace England Steve Parish
England Martin Long
England Stephen Browett
England Jeremy Hosking[3]
?
?
?
£193m[1]
Tag Worldwide[4]
Churchill Insurance
Farr Vintners
Marathon Asset Management
Everton
(more information)
England Bill Kenwright CBE (25.84%)
England Robert Earl (23.27%)
England Jon Woods (18.92%)[5]
£33m[1]
£240m[1]
?
Theatre production
Planet Hollywood
Ocean Software
Fulham
(more information)
United StatesPakistan Shahid Khan[6] £1,920m[7] Flex-N-Gate Corp (automobile parts manufacturer)
Hull City Egypt Assem Allam £650m[1] Allam Marine
Liverpool
(more information)
United States John W. Henry[8]
United States
£600m[1] John W. Henry & Company (futures trading), Fenway Sports Group,
Manchester City
(more information)
United Arab Emirates Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan £20,000m[1] Oil and industry, investment
Manchester United
(more information)
United States Malcolm Glazer £1,640m[1] First Allied Corporation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Newcastle United
(more information)
England Mike Ashley £1,370m[1] Sports Direct, Republic (retailer), Lillywhites, Slazenger
Norwich City
(more information)
England Delia Smith and
Wales Michael Wynn-Jones (53%)
England Michael Foulger (15%)

?
?
Food industry
Publishing
Poultry
Southampton Switzerland The Executors of Markus Liebherr's Estate[9] £3,000m[1] Inheritance (Originally manufacture of Liebherr cranes and derricks)
Stoke City England Peter Coates £750m[1] Bet365
Sunderland United States Ellis Short[10] £1,000m[1] Lone Star Funds, Skibo Castle
Swansea City Wales Mr. & Mrs. Martin Morgan (22.5%)
South Africa Brian Katzen (20%)
Wales Swansea City Supporters Trust (20%)
Wales Huw Jenkins (12.5%)
Wales Robert Davies (10%)[11]
£32m[1]
?
?
?
?
Property, hotels and travel
?
Investment trust
?
?
Tottenham Hotspur
(more information)
England Joe Lewis (85%) £1,937m[12] Foreign exchange and investment
West Bromwich Albion
(more information)
England Jeremy Peace (59.8%)
England Geoff Hale (10.4%)[13]
?
?
Investment
Property development[14]
West Ham United
(more information)
Iceland CB Holding ehf (10%)
England David Gold (30.6%)
Wales David Sullivan (55.6%)
?
£250m[1]
£400m[1]
Straumur Investment Bank
Gold Group International
Daily Sport, Sunday Sport

Football League Championship[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated combined net worth Source of wealth
Barnsley England Patrick Cryne £32m[1] iSOFT[1]
Birmingham City
(more information)
Hong Kong Carson Yeung (25.43%)
Lui Xingcheng (11.27%)[15]
?
?
Grandtop International Holdings
?
Blackburn Rovers India Balaji & Venkatesh Rao (99.9%) £500m[1] Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group
Blackpool England Owen Oyston (80%)
Latvia Valeri Belokon (25%)
£80m[1]
£150m[1]
Publishing, Media & Estate Agency
Finance, Media, Food Industry & Mining
Bolton Wanderers England Eddie Davies CBE £40m[1] Strix[1]
Bournemouth Russia Maxim Demin (50%)[16]
England Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Mitchell (50%)[17]
?
?
Petrochemicals trading
Seven Developments
Brighton & Hove Albion England Tony Bloom (75.61%)[1] £50m[1] Online Gambling, Real Estate, Property, Land Development & Investments
Burnley England Barry Kilby ? Media
Charlton Athletic Belgium Roland Duchatelet (100%)

Staprix NV

Derby County United States Andrew Appleby
United States Bill Luby
Canada Jeff Mallett
United States Tom Ricketts
Tom Vertin
Canada W. Brett Wilson[18]
?
?
?
?
?
£1,500m[19]
General Sports and Entertainment
Seaport Capital
Yahoo!
Incapital, TD Ameritrade
?
FirstEnergy Capital Corp, Wilson Mackie & Co
Doncaster Rovers England John Ryan
Scotland Dick Watson (26%)[1]
England Terry Bramall CBE[20]
£28m[1]
?
?
MYA Cosmetic Surgery
Construction[1]
Keepmoat[21]
Huddersfield Town England Dean Hoyle £154m[1] Card Factory
Ipswich Town England Marcus Evans £625m[1] Marcus Evans Group
Leeds United Bahrain Gulf Finance House(10%)
Italy Massimo Cellino (75%)
Bahrain Salah Nooruddin(15%)[22]
£200m Gulf Finance House, Agriculture
Leicester City Thailand Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha £1,600m[1] King Power International Group
Middlesbrough England Steve Gibson £135m[1] Bulkhaul Limited
Millwall United States John Berylson
Richard Smith[23]
£135m
?
Chestnut Hill Ventures
?
Nottingham Forest Kuwait The Al Hasawi Family[24] ? Al-Hasawi Group
Queens Park Rangers
(more information)
Malaysia Tony Fernandes (66%)
India Lakshmi Mittal (33%)[25]
£208m[1]
£11,800m[1]
Air Asia, Tune Group, Caterham F1 Team
ArcelorMittal
Reading
(more information)
Russia Anton Zingarevich (51%)
England Sir John Madejski (49%)[26]
Unknown[27]
£175m[1]
[28]
Auto Trader, Trader Media Group
Sheffield Wednesday Serbia Milan Mandaric ? Lika Corporation, Sanmina-SCI Corporation, St. Louis Storm
Watford Italy Giampaolo Pozzo[29] ? Businessman
Wigan Athletic England Dave Whelan £190m[1] DW Sports Fitness, JJB Sports
Yeovil Town England John Fry (46.9%)
England Norman Hayward (45.1%)[30]
? ?
?

League One[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated combined net worth Source of wealth
Bradford City
Brentford
Bristol City England Stephen Lansdown £1.65bn[31] Hargreaves Lansdown
Carlisle United
(more information)
? ? ?
Colchester United England Robbie Cowling[32] £20m[1] JobServe
Coventry City FinlandUnited States Joy Seppala &
Dermot Coleman[33]
?
?
Sisu Capital
Crawley Town England The Executors of Bruce Winfield's Estate[34] ? Freight transport and inheritance from marketing services[35]
Crewe Alexandra England N. Hassall (32% of 60% holding company)
England D. Potts (23% of 60% holding company)
England RJ Rowlinson (25%)[36]
?
?
£20m[1]
?
?
The Rowlinson Group
Gillingham England Paul Scally
Leyton Orient England Barry Hearn[37] £20m[1] Matchroom Sport
Milton Keynes Dons England Pete Winkelman[38][39] ? InterMK Group
Notts County England Ray Trew ? Contracting Solutions Group, private companies
Oldham Athletic England Simon Corney (97%)[40] ? ?
Peterborough United Republic of Ireland Darragh MacAnthony ? Property Investment
Port Vale England Norman Smurthwaite (100%) £90m[41] Property
Preston North End England Trevor Hemmings CVO (51.4%)[42][43] £550m[1] Blackpool Tower, horse racing, investment, Northern Trust, Sportech[44]
Rotherham United England Tony Stewart 49% [45] [46]

EnglandJ Stewart 46%

EnglandR Stewart 5%

Sheffield United England Kevin McCabe (50%)[47][48]

Saudi Arabia Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (50%)[49]

£120m[1]
?
Property
Oil
Shrewsbury Town England Roland Wycherley[50] ? ?
Stevenage England Phil Wallace (91%)[51] £45m[1] Lamex Food Group
Swindon Town England Jed McCrory (24.75%)
England Steve Murrall (24.75%)
England Gary Hooper (24.75%)
England Callum Rice (24.75%)[52]
Tranmere Rovers England Peter Johnson
England Lorraine Rogers[53]
£58m[1]
?
Park Group
?
Walsall England Jeff Bonser[54] ? ?
Wolverhampton Wanderers England Steve Morgan £390m[1] Redrow

League Two[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated combined net worth Source of wealth
AFC Wimbledon England Wimbledon Football Club Supporters' Society Investment trust
Accrington Stanley England The Styring Family (12%)
England Accrington Stanley Supporters Fund (12%)
England Peter Marsden (10%)[55]
?
?
?
?
Investment trust
?
Bristol Rovers England Nick Higgs (51.84%)
England Geoff Dunford (17.82%)
England Barry Bradshaw (12.68%)[56]
Cowlin Construction
Barrs Court Holdings, The Beeches Hotel & Conference Centre, The Close Hotel[57]
?
Burton Albion England Max Oakton + Alexander Price £85m
Bury England Save Our Shakers Trust (63.8%)
England The Bury F.C. Supporters Society Ltd (Forever Bury) (11%)[58]
?
?
Investment trusts
Cheltenham Town England Paul Baker
Chesterfield England Dave Allen
Dagenham & Redbridge
Exeter City England Exeter City FC Supporters' Trust - Trust Ownership Working Group Investment trust
Fleetwood Town England Andrew Pilley (98%)[59]
Hartlepool United
(more information)
England Ken Hodcroft[60] ? Increased Oil Recovery
Mansfield Town England John Radford
Morecambe England Peter McGuigan
Newport County England Les Scadding EuroMillions lottery winner
Northampton Town England David Anthony Cardoza
England Anthony Michael Cardoza
England Deborah Jones
England Trustees of Stuart Wilson[61]
Oxford United England Ian Lenagan
Plymouth Argyle England James Brent
Portsmouth England Portsmouth Supporters Trust Investment trust
Rochdale England Chris Dunphy ?
Scunthorpe United England Steven Wharton £42m[1] Shipping and freight transport
Southend United England Ron Martin[62] Property
Torquay United England Christopher Robert
Wycombe Wanderers England Wycombe Wanderers Trust Investment trust
York City England Jason McGill (75%)
England York City Supporters' Trust (25%)[63]
?
?
JM Packaging
Investment trust

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