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 a significant interest (above 10%) are listed.

Premier League[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated combined net worth Source of wealth
Arsenal
(more information)
United States Stan Kroenke (66%)[1]
Russia Alisher Usmanov (15%)
Iran Farhad Moshiri (15%)
£4,000m
£18,600m
£2,900m
Kroenke Sports Enterprises
Metal and mining, investment
Steel and energy
Aston Villa
(more information)
United States Randolph Lerner[2] £1,000m[3] MBNA Corporation, Progressive Corporation
Burnley England Mike Garlick (31.21%)
England John Banaszkiewicz (26.48%)
England Brendan Flood (15.22%)[4]
£55m[5]
?
?
Michael Bailey Associates
Freight Investor Services
Mosaic Private Equity
Chelsea
(more information)
Russia Roman Abramovich[6] £9,500m[7] Oil and industry
Crystal Palace England Steve Parish
England Martin Long
England Stephen Browett
England Jeremy Hosking[8]
?
?
?
£193m[9]
Tag Worldwide[10]
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%)[11]
£33m[9]
£240m[9]
?
Theatre production
Planet Hollywood
Ocean Software
Hull City Egypt The Allam Family[12] £317m[13] Allam Marine
Leicester City Thailand The Srivaddhanaprabha Family[14] £1,600m[15] King Power International Group
Liverpool
(more information)
United States John W. Henry[16] £1,600m[17] John W. Henry & Company (futures trading), Fenway Sports Group,
Manchester City
(more information)
United Arab Emirates Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan £20,000m[9] Oil and industry, investment
Manchester United
(more information)
United States The Glazer Family[18] £4,400m[19] First Allied Corporation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Newcastle United
(more information)
England Mike Ashley £6,000m[20] Sports Direct International
Queens Park Rangers
(more information)
Malaysia Tony Fernandes (66%)
India Lakshmi Mittal (33%)[21]
£650m[22]
£15,800m[23]
Air Asia, Tune Group, Caterham F1 Team
ArcelorMittal
Southampton Switzerland Katharina Liebherr £3,000m[24] Inheritance
Stoke City England The Coates Family[25] £925m[26] Bet365
Sunderland United States Ellis Short[27] £1,360m[28] 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%)[29]
£32m[9]
?
?
?
?
Property, hotels and travel
?
Investment trust
?
?
Tottenham Hotspur
(more information)
England Joe Lewis (70.6% of 85% holding company)
England Daniel Levy (29.4% of 85% holding company)[30]
£4,900m[31]
?
Tavistock Group
ENIC Group
West Bromwich Albion
(more information)
England Jeremy Peace (59.8%)
England Geoff Hale (10.4%)[32]
?
?
Investment
Property development[33]
West Ham United
(more information)
Iceland CB Holding ehf (10%)
England David Gold (35.1%)
Wales David Sullivan (51.1%)[34]
?
£250m[9]
£400m[9]
Straumur Investment Bank
Gold Group International
Daily Sport, Sunday Sport

Football League Championship[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated combined net worth Source of wealth
Birmingham City
(more information)
Hong Kong Carson Yeung (25.43%)
China Liu Xingcheng (11.27%)[35]
?
?
Grandtop International Holdings
?
Blackburn Rovers India Balaji & Venkatesh Rao (99.9%) £500m[9] Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group
Blackpool England Owen Oyston (80%)
Latvia Valeri Belokon (25%)
£80m[9]
£150m[9]
Publishing, Media & Estate Agency
Finance, Media, Food Industry & Mining
Bolton Wanderers England Eddie Davies CBE £40m[9] Strix[9]
Bournemouth Russia Maxim Demin[36]
England[37]
?
?
Petrochemicals trading
Seven Developments
Brentford England Matthew Benham (96%)[38]
Brighton & Hove Albion England Tony Bloom (75.61%)[9] £50m[9] Online Gambling, Real Estate, Property, Land Development & Investments
Cardiff City Malaysia Vincent Tan (51%)[39] £1045m[40] Berjaya Group
Charlton Athletic Belgium Roland Duchatelet (95%)[41] 500m 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[42]
?
?
?
?
?
£1,500m[43]
General Sports and Entertainment
Seaport Capital
Yahoo!
Incapital, TD Ameritrade
?
FirstEnergy Capital Corp, Wilson Mackie & Co
Fulham
(more information)
United StatesPakistan Shahid Khan[44] £4,500m[45] Flex-N-Gate Corp (automobile parts manufacturer)
Huddersfield Town England Dean Hoyle £154m[9] Card Factory
Ipswich Town England Marcus Evans £625m[9] Marcus Evans Group
Leeds United Bahrain Gulf Finance House(10%)
Italy Massimo Cellino (75%)
Bahrain Salah Nooruddin(15%)[46]
£0.20p
£850m
£50m
Gulf Finance House, Agriculture
Middlesbrough England Steve Gibson £135m[9] Bulkhaul Limited
Millwall United States John Berylson
Richard Smith[47]
£135m
?
Chestnut Hill Ventures
?
Norwich City
(more information)
England Delia Smith and
Wales Michael Wynn-Jones (53%)
England Michael Foulger (15%)
£23m[48]
?
?
Food industry
Publishing
Poultry
Nottingham Forest Kuwait The Al Hasawi Family[49] £1,400m Al-Hasawi Group
Reading
(more information)
Russia Anton Zingarevich (51%)
England Sir John Madejski (49%)[50]
Unknown[51]
£175m[9]
[52]
Auto Trader, Trader Media Group
Rotherham United England Tony Stewart 49%[53][54]
England J Stewart 46%
England R Stewart 5%
Sheffield Wednesday Serbia Milan Mandaric £100m UK Football Investments LLC
Watford Italy Giampaolo Pozzo[55] ? Businessman
Wigan Athletic England Dave Whelan £190m[9] DW Sports Fitness, JJB Sports
Wolverhampton Wanderers England Steve Morgan £390m[9] Redrow

League One[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated combined net worth Source of wealth
Barnsley England Patrick Cryne £32m[9] iSOFT[9]
Bradford City
Bristol City England Stephen Lansdown £2,000m[56] Hargreaves Lansdown
Chesterfield England Dave Allen
Colchester United England Robbie Cowling[57] £20m[9] JobServe
Coventry City FinlandUnited States Joy Seppala &
Dermot Coleman[58]
?
?
Sisu Capital
Crawley Town England The Executors of Bruce Winfield's Estate[59] ? Freight transport and inheritance from marketing services[60]
Crewe Alexandra England N. Hassall (32% of 60% holding company)
England D. Potts (23% of 60% holding company)
England RJ Rowlinson (25%)[61]
?
?
£20m[9]
?
?
The Rowlinson Group
Doncaster Rovers England John Ryan
Scotland Dick Watson (26%)[9]
England Terry Bramall CBE
Louis Tomlinson

[62]

£28m[9]
?
?
MYA Cosmetic Surgery
Construction[9]
Keepmoat[63]
Fleetwood Town England Andrew Pilley (98%)[64]
Gillingham England Paul Scally
Leyton Orient Italy Franceso Becchetti[65] £1000m[66] Energy Group
Milton Keynes Dons England Pete Winkelman[67][68] ? InterMK Group
Notts County England Ray Trew ? Contracting Solutions Group, private companies
Oldham Athletic England Simon Corney (97%)[69] ? ?
Peterborough United Republic of Ireland Darragh MacAnthony ? Property Investment
Port Vale England Norman Smurthwaite (100%) £90m[70] Property
Preston North End England Trevor Hemmings CVO (51.4%)[71][72] £550m[9] Blackpool Tower, horse racing, investment, Northern Trust, Sportech[73]
Rochdale England Chris Dunphy ?
Scunthorpe United England Steven Wharton £42m[9] Shipping and freight transport
Sheffield United Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Musa'ed (100%)[74] £120m[9]
?
Property
Oil
Swindon Town Indonesia MNC Group (99%)
Walsall England Jeff Bonser[75] ? ?
Yeovil Town England John Fry (46.9%)
England Norman Hayward (45.1%)[76]
? ?
?

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%)[77]
?
?
?
?
Investment trust
?
Burton Albion England Ben Robinson £1m
Bury England Save Our Shakers Trust (63.8%)
England The Bury F.C. Supporters Society Ltd (Forever Bury) (11%)[78]
?
?
Investment trusts
Carlisle United
(more information)
England A. Jenkins (37% of 93% holding company)
England J. Nixon (18%)
England S.Pattison (18%)
England The United Trust (25.4%)
?
?
?
?
Pioneer Foods
Businessman (retired)
Carlisle Glass
Investment Trust
Cambridge United
Cheltenham Town England Paul Baker
Dagenham & Redbridge
Exeter City England Exeter City FC Supporters' Trust - Trust Ownership Working Group Investment trust
Hartlepool United
(more information)
England Ken Hodcroft[79] ? Increased Oil Recovery
Luton Town
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[80]
Oxford United England Ian Lenagan
Plymouth Argyle England James Brent
Portsmouth England Portsmouth Supporters Trust Investment trust
Shrewsbury Town England Roland Wycherley[81] ? ?
Southend United England Ron Martin[82] Property
Stevenage England Phil Wallace (91%)[83] £45m[9] Lamex Food Group
Tranmere Rovers England Peter Johnson
England Lorraine Rogers[84]
£58m[9]
?
Park Group
?
Wycombe Wanderers England Wycombe Wanderers Trust Investment trust
York City England Jason McGill (75%)
England York City Supporters' Trust (25%)[85]
?
?
JM Packaging
Investment trust

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