List of owners of English football clubs

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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

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

United States PEAK6 Investments (25%)[5]

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

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

$325M

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Daily Sport, Sunday Sport
Gold Group International
Straumur Investment Bank

Football League Championship

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

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

Thailand Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth (25%)[56]

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

League One

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

[63]

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

League Two

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

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


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

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

Property

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