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]

ClubOwner(s)Estimated combined net worthSource 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
BurnleyEngland 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 PalaceEngland 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 CityEgypt The Allam Family[12]£317m[13]Allam Marine
Leicester CityThailand 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
SouthamptonSwitzerland Katharina Liebherr£3,000m[24]Inheritance
Stoke CityEngland The Coates Family[25]£925m[26]Bet365
SunderlandUnited States Ellis Short[27]£1,360m[28]Lone Star Funds, Skibo Castle
Swansea CityWales 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]

ClubOwner(s)Estimated combined net worthSource of wealth
Birmingham City
(more information)
Hong Kong Carson Yeung (25.43%)
China Liu Xingcheng (11.27%)[35]
?
?
Grandtop International Holdings
?
Blackburn RoversIndia Balaji & Venkatesh Rao (99.9%)£500m[9]Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group
BlackpoolEngland Owen Oyston (80%)
Latvia Valeri Belokon (25%)
£80m[9]
£150m[9]
Publishing, Media & Estate Agency
Finance, Media, Food Industry & Mining
Bolton WanderersEngland Eddie Davies CBE£40m[9]Strix[9]
BournemouthRussia Maxim Demin[36]
England[37]
?
?
Petrochemicals trading
Seven Developments
BrentfordEngland Matthew Benham (96%)[38]
Brighton & Hove AlbionEngland Tony Bloom (75.61%)[9]£50m[9]Online Gambling, Real Estate, Property, Land Development & Investments
Cardiff CityMalaysia Vincent Tan (51%)[39]£1045m[40]Berjaya Group
Charlton AthleticBelgium Roland Duchatelet (95%)[41]£700mStaprix NV
Derby CountyUnited 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 TownEngland Dean Hoyle£154m[9]Card Factory
Ipswich TownEngland Marcus Evans£625m[9]Marcus Evans Group
Leeds UnitedBahrain Gulf Finance House(10%)
Italy Massimo Cellino (75%)
Bahrain Salah Nooruddin(15%)[46]
£0.20p
£850m
£50m
Gulf Finance House, Agriculture
MiddlesbroughEngland Steve Gibson£135m[9]Bulkhaul Limited
MillwallUnited 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 ForestKuwait The Al Hasawi Family[49]£1,400mAl-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 UnitedEngland Tony Stewart 49%[53][54]
England J Stewart 46%
England R Stewart 5%
Sheffield WednesdaySerbia Milan Mandarić£100mUK Football Investments LLC
WatfordItaly Giampaolo Pozzo[55]?Businessman
Wigan AthleticEngland Dave Whelan£190m[9]DW Sports Fitness, JJB Sports
Wolverhampton WanderersEngland Steve Morgan£390m[9]Redrow

League One[edit]

ClubOwner(s)Estimated combined net worthSource of wealth
BarnsleyEngland Patrick Cryne£32m[9]iSOFT[9]
Bradford City
Bristol CityEngland Stephen Lansdown£2,000m[56]Hargreaves Lansdown
ChesterfieldEngland Dave Allen
Colchester UnitedEngland Robbie Cowling[57]£20m[9]JobServe
Coventry CityFinlandUnited States Joy Seppala &
Dermot Coleman[58]
?
?
Sisu Capital
Crawley TownEngland The Executors of Bruce Winfield's Estate[59]?Freight transport and inheritance from marketing services[60]
Crewe AlexandraEngland 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 RoversEngland John Ryan
Scotland Dick Watson (26%)[9]
England Terry Bramall CBE
Louis Tomlinson

[62]

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

League Two[edit]

ClubOwner(s)Estimated combined net worthSource of wealth
AFC WimbledonEngland Wimbledon Football Club Supporters' SocietyInvestment trust
Accrington StanleyEngland The Styring Family (12%)
England Accrington Stanley Supporters Fund (12%)
England Peter Marsden (10%)[77]
?
?
?
?
Investment trust
?
Burton AlbionEngland Ben Robinson£1m
BuryEngland 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 TownEngland Paul Baker
Dagenham & Redbridge
Exeter CityEngland Exeter City FC Supporters' Trust - Trust Ownership Working GroupInvestment trust
Hartlepool United
(more information)
England Ken Hodcroft[79]?Increased Oil Recovery
Luton Town
Mansfield TownEngland John Radford
MorecambeEngland Peter McGuigan
Newport CountyEngland Les ScaddingEuroMillions lottery winner
Northampton TownEngland David Anthony Cardoza
England Anthony Michael Cardoza
England Deborah Jones
England Trustees of Stuart Wilson[80]
Oxford UnitedEngland Ian Lenagan
Plymouth ArgyleEngland James Brent
PortsmouthEngland Portsmouth Supporters TrustInvestment trust
Shrewsbury TownEngland Roland Wycherley[81]??
Southend UnitedEngland Ron Martin[82]Property
StevenageEngland Phil Wallace (91%)[83]£45m[9]Lamex Food Group
Tranmere RoversEngland Peter Johnson
England Lorraine Rogers[84]
£58m[9]
?
Park Group
?
Wycombe WanderersEngland Wycombe Wanderers TrustInvestment trust
York CityEngland Jason McGill (75%)
England York City Supporters' Trust (25%)[85]
?
?
JM Packaging
Investment trust

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