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.

Barclays Premier League[edit]

ClubOwner(s)Estimated combined net worthSource 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 CityMalaysia Vincent Tan (51%)[2]£757m[1]
?
Berjaya Group
?
Chelsea
(more information)
Russia Roman Abramovich£10,300m[1]Oil and industry
Crystal PalaceEngland 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 States Shahid Khan[6]£1,920m[7]Flex-N-Gate Corp (automobile parts manufacturer)
Hull CityEgypt Assem Allam£650m[1]Allam Marine
Liverpool
(more information)
United States John W. Henry[8]
United StatesLeBron James
£600m[1]John W. Henry & Company (futures trading), Fenway Sports Group
NBA
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
SouthamptonSwitzerland The Executors of Markus Liebherr's Estate[9]£3,000m[1]Inheritance (Originally manufacture of Liebherr cranes and derricks)
Stoke CityEngland Peter Coates£750m[1]Bet365
SunderlandUnited States Ellis Short[10]£1,000m[1]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%)[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

Sky Bet Championship[edit]

ClubOwner(s)Estimated combined net worthSource of wealth
BarnsleyEngland 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 RoversIndia Balaji & Venkatesh Rao (99.9%)£500m[1]Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group
BlackpoolEngland Owen Oyston (80%)
Latvia Valeri Belokon (25%)
£80m[1]
£150m[1]
Publishing, Media & Estate Agency
Finance, Media, Food Industry & Mining
Bolton WanderersEngland Eddie Davies CBE£40m[1]Strix[1]
BournemouthRussia Maxim Demin (50%)[16]
England Mr. & Mrs. Eddie Mitchell (50%)[17]
?
?
Petrochemicals trading
Seven Developments
Brighton & Hove AlbionEngland Tony Bloom (75.61%)[1]£50m[1]Online Gambling, Real Estate, Property, Land Development & Investments
BurnleyEngland Barry Kilby?Media
Charlton AthleticBelgium Roland Duchatelet (100%)

Staprix NV

Derby CountyUnited 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 RoversEngland John Ryan
Scotland Dick Watson (26%)[1]
England Terry Bramall CBE[20]
£28m[1]
?
?
MYA Cosmetic Surgery
Construction[1]
Keepmoat[21]
Huddersfield TownEngland Dean Hoyle£154m[1]Card Factory
Ipswich TownEngland Marcus Evans£625m[1]Marcus Evans Group
Leeds UnitedBahrain Gulf Finance House[22]?Gulf Finance House
Leicester CityThailand Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha£1,600m[1]King Power International Group
MiddlesbroughEngland Steve Gibson£135m[1]Bulkhaul Limited
MillwallUnited States John Berylson
Richard Smith[23]
£135m
?
Chestnut Hill Ventures
?
Nottingham ForestKuwait 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 WednesdaySerbia Milan Mandaric?Lika Corporation, Sanmina-SCI Corporation, St. Louis Storm
WatfordItaly Giampaolo Pozzo[29]?Businessman
Wigan AthleticEngland Dave Whelan£190m[1]DW Sports Fitness, JJB Sports
Yeovil TownEngland John Fry (46.9%)
England Norman Hayward (45.1%)[30]
??
?

Sky Bet League 1[edit]

ClubOwner(s)Estimated combined net worthSource of wealth
Bradford City
Brentford
Bristol CityEngland Stephen Lansdown£557m[1]Hargreaves Lansdown
Carlisle United
(more information)
???
Colchester UnitedEngland Robbie Cowling[31]£20m[1]JobServe
Coventry CityFinlandUnited States Joy Seppala &
Dermot Coleman[32]
?
?
Sisu Capital
Crawley TownEngland The Executors of Bruce Winfield's Estate[33]?Freight transport and inheritance from marketing services[34]
Crewe AlexandraEngland N. Hassall (32% of 60% holding company)
England D. Potts (23% of 60% holding company)
England RJ Rowlinson (25%)[35]
?
?
£20m[1]
?
?
The Rowlinson Group
GillinghamEngland Paul Scally
Leyton OrientEngland Barry Hearn[36]£20m[1]Matchroom Sport
Milton Keynes DonsEngland Pete Winkelman[37][38]?InterMK Group
Notts CountyEngland Ray Trew?Contracting Solutions Group, private companies
Oldham AthleticEngland Simon Corney (97%)[39]??
Peterborough UnitedRepublic of Ireland Darragh MacAnthony?Property Investment
Port ValeDavid Cornish?
Preston North EndEngland Trevor Hemmings CVO (51.4%)[40][41]£550m[1]Blackpool Tower, horse racing, investment, Northern Trust, Sportech[42]
Rotherham United
Sheffield UnitedEngland Kevin McCabe (50%)[43][44]

Saudi Arabia Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad bin Abdulaziz Al Saud (50%)[45]

£120m[1]
?
Property
Oil
Shrewsbury TownEngland Roland Wycherley[46]??
StevenageEngland Phil Wallace (91%)[47]£45m[1]Lamex Food Group
Swindon TownEngland Jed McCrory (24.75%)
England Steve Murrall (24.75%)
England Gary Hooper (24.75%)
England Callum Rice (24.75%)[48]
Tranmere RoversEngland Peter Johnson
England Lorraine Rogers[49]
£58m[1]
?
Park Group
?
WalsallEngland Jeff Bonser[50]??
Wolverhampton WanderersEngland Steve Morgan£390m[1]Redrow

Sky Bet League 2[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%)[51]
?
?
?
?
Investment trust
?
Bristol RoversEngland Nick Higgs (51.84%)
England Geoff Dunford (17.82%)
England Barry Bradshaw (12.68%)[52]
Cowlin Construction
Barrs Court Holdings, The Beeches Hotel & Conference Centre, The Close Hotel[53]
?
Burton AlbionEngland Max Oakton + Alexander Price£85m
BuryEngland Save Our Shakers Trust (63.8%)
England The Bury F.C. Supporters Society Ltd (Forever Bury) (11%)[54]
?
?
Investment trusts
Cheltenham TownEngland Paul Baker
ChesterfieldEngland Dave Allen
Dagenham & Redbridge
Exeter CityEngland Exeter City FC Supporters' Trust - Trust Ownership Working GroupInvestment trust
Fleetwood TownEngland Andrew Pilley (98%)[55]
Hartlepool United
(more information)
England Ken Hodcroft[56]?Increased Oil Recovery
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[57]
Oxford UnitedEngland Ian Lenagan
Plymouth ArgyleEngland James Brent
PortsmouthEngland Portsmouth Supporters TrustInvestment trust
RochdaleEngland Chris Dunphy?
Scunthorpe UnitedEngland Steven Wharton£42m[1]Shipping and freight transport
Southend UnitedEngland Ron Martin[58]Property
Torquay UnitedEngland Christopher Robert
Wycombe WanderersEngland Wycombe Wanderers TrustInvestment trust
York CityEngland Jason McGill (75%)
England York City Supporters' Trust (25%)[59]
?
?
JM Packaging
Investment trust

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