List of owners of English football clubs

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 rather than billions. 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)
Stan Kroenke (97.09%)[1]
$8.1B[2][3] Kroenke Sports Enterprises
Bournemouth Maxim Demin (75%)[4]

PEAK6 Investments (25%)[5]

Petrochemicals trading
Seven Developments
Brighton & Hove Albion Tony Bloom (75.61%)[6] $1.7B Online Gambling, Real Estate, Property, Land Development & Investments
Burnley Mike Garlick (49.3%)
John Banaszkiewicz (27.55%)[7]
$80M[8] Michael Bailey Associates
Freight Investor Services
Cardiff City Vincent Tan (51%)[9] $820M[10] Berjaya Group
Chelsea
(more information)
Roman Abramovich[11] $11.6B[12] Oil and industry
Crystal Palace Steve Parish
Martin Long
Joshua Harris
David S. Blitzer
Jeremy Hosking

Stephen Browett

$65M
$100M
$3.4B[13]

$1.3B
$250M

$110M

Tag Worldwide[14]
Churchill Insurance

Apollo Global Management

Blackstone Group
Marathon Asset Management

Farr Vintners

Everton
(more information)
Farhad Moshiri (49.9%)
Bill Kenwright CBE
Jon Woods
$1.7B[15] Steel and energy
Theatre production
Planet Hollywood
Ocean Software
Fulham
(more information)
Shahid Khan[16] $7.3B[17] Flex-N-Gate Corp (automobile parts manufacturer)
Huddersfield Town Dean Hoyle $475M Card Factory
Leicester City The Srivaddhanaprabha Family[18] $5.1B[19] King Power International Group
Liverpool
(more information)
Fenway Sports Group [20] $2.5B[21] Fenway Sports Group
Manchester City
(more information)
Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan (87%)
China Media Capital (13%)
$44B Oil and industry investment
Government
Manchester United
(more information)
The Glazer Family[22] $4.9B[23] First Allied Corporation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Newcastle United
(more information)
Mike Ashley $3.8B[24] Sports Direct International
Southampton Gao Jisheng (80%)
Katharina Liebherr (20%)
$3.9B+[25] Lander Sports Development Co Ltd
Inheritance
Tottenham Hotspur
(more information)
Joe Lewis (70.6% of 85% holding company)
Daniel Levy (29.4% of 85% holding company)[26]
$5B[27]
$1B[28]
Currency Trading
Watford Gino Pozzo[29] $400M [30] Investment
West Ham United
(more information)
David Sullivan (51.1%)[31]
David Gold (35.1%)
Straumur Investment Bank (10%)
$520M

$325M

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Daily Sport, Sunday Sport
Gold Group International
Straumur Investment Bank
Wolverhampton Wanderers Fosun International (parent company)
Guo Guangchang (co-owner of Fosun)
$7.5B[32] Investment

Football League Championship

Club Owner(s) Estimated
combined
net worth (£m)
Source of wealth
Aston Villa
(more information)
Dr. Tony Xia (47.4%)[33]
Nassef Sawiris (28.9%)[34]
Wesley Edens (23.7%)
$9.2B[35] Recon Group
Investment and Industry
Fortress Investment Group
Barnsley Chien Lee
Paul Conway
Grace Hung
Neerav Parekh
Billy Beane
The Cryne Family[36][37]
$9.1B NewCity capital
Pacific Media Group
Pidilite Industries
Birmingham City Paul Suen (60.78%)
Wang Lei (5.28%)
Carson Yeung (6.51%)[38]
$570M Birmingham International Holdings
Bolton Wanderers Ken Anderson [39] $9M[40]
Brentford Matthew Benham (96%)[41]
Bristol City Stephen Lansdown $2.5B[42] Hargreaves Lansdown
Burton Albion Ben Robinson (98%)
Derby County Mel Morris [43] $2.8B[44] King
Hull City The Allam Family[45] $325M[46] Allam Marine
Ipswich Town Marcus Evans $825M Marcus Evans Group
Leeds United Andrea Radrizzani[47] [48] $450M[49]
Middlesbrough Steve Gibson $263M[50] Bulkhaul Limited
Millwall John Berylson
Richard Smith[51]
$175M
Chestnut Hill Ventures
Norwich City
(more information)
Delia Smith and
Michael Wynn-Jones (53%)
Michael Foulger (15%)
$30M[52]

Food industry
Publishing
Poultry
Nottingham Forest Evangelos Marinakis[53] $650M Owner of Olympiacos F.C.
Preston North End Trevor Hemmings CVO (51.4%)[54][55] $720M Blackpool Tower, horse racing, investment, Northern Trust, Sportech[56]
Queens Park Rangers
(more information)
Tony Fernandes (66%)
Lakshmi Mittal (33%)[57]
$745M[58]
$18B[59]
Air Asia, Tune Group
ArcelorMittal
Reading
(more information)
Narin Niruttinanon (50%)
Sasima Srivikorn(25%)

Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth (25%)[60]

Sheffield United Abdullah bin Musa'ed (50%)[61] $155M Property
Oil
Sheffield Wednesday Dejphon Chansiri Thai Union Group
Stoke City The Coates Family[62] $3.1B[63] Bet365
Sunderland Ellis Short[64] $2.9B[65] Lone Star Funds, Skibo Castle
Swansea City Stephen Kaplan & Jason Levien (68%)
Swansea City Supporters Trust (21.1%)[66]
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Memphis Grizzlies and D.C. United
Investment trust
West Bromwich Albion
(more information)
Guochuan Lai (87.8%)[67] $2.8B [68] Investment

League One

Club Owner(s) Estimated
combined
net worth
Source of wealth
AFC Wimbledon Wimbledon Football Club Supporters' Society (The Dons Trust) Supporters Trust
Blackburn Rovers Balaji & Venkatesh Rao (99.9%) Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group
Bradford City Stefan Rupp (77,5%)

Edin Rahic (22,5%)[69][70]

$12M[71] Investment
Bristol Rovers Dwane Sports (92%) Banking and tourism
Bury Save Our Shakers Trust (63.8%)
The Bury F.C. Supporters Society Ltd (Forever Bury) (11%)[72]
Investment trusts
Charlton Athletic Roland Duchatelet (95%)[73] Staprix NV
Doncaster Rovers John Ryan
Dick Watson (26%) Terry Bramall CBE

[74]

MYA Cosmetic Surgery
Construction[6]
Keepmoat[75]
Fleetwood Town Andy Pilley (98%)[76] BES Group
Gillingham Paul Scally
Milton Keynes Dons Pete Winkelman[77][78] InterMK Group
Northampton Town David Anthony Cardoza
Anthony Michael Cardoza
Deborah Jones
Trustees of Stuart Wilson[79]
Oldham Athletic Abdallah Lemsagam
Oxford United Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth
Peterborough United Darragh MacAnthony Property Investment
Rochdale Chris Dunphy
Plymouth Argyle James Brent
Portsmouth Michael Eisner $1B Media; former CEO of The Walt Disney Company; Tornante
Rotherham United Tony Stewart 49%[80][81]
J Stewart 46%
R Stewart 5%
$180M Lighting industry
Scunthorpe United Peter Swann and family $445M[82] Retail; live entertainments; horse racing
Shrewsbury Town Roland Wycherley[83]
Southend United Ron Martin[84] Property
Walsall Jeff Bonser[85]
Wigan Athletic Dave Whelan $250M DW Sports Fitness, JJB Sports

League Two

Club Owner(s) Estimated
combined
net worth
Source of wealth
Accrington Stanley The Styring Family (12%)
Accrington Stanley Supporters Fund (12%)
Peter Marsden (10%)[86]

Investment trust
Barnet
Blackpool Owen Oyston (80%)
Valeri Belokon (25%)
$105M[6]
$195M
Publishing, Media & Estate Agency
Finance, Media, Food Industry & Mining
Cambridge United Paul Barry 50.1% Travel and property
Carlisle United
(more information)
A. Jenkins (37% of 93% holding company)
J. Nixon (18%)
S.Pattison (18%)
The United Trust (25.4%)
Pioneer Foods
Businessman (retired)
Carlisle Glass
Investment Trust
Cheltenham Town Paul Baker
Chesterfield Dave Allen
Colchester United Robbie Cowling[87] $26M JobServe
Coventry City Joy Seppala &
Dermot Coleman[88]
Sisu Capital
Crawley Town The Executors of Bruce Winfield's Estate[89] Freight transport and inheritance from marketing services[90]
Crewe Alexandra N. Hassall (32% of 60% holding company)
D. Potts (23% of 60% holding company)
RJ Rowlinson (25%)[91]


The Rowlinson Group
Exeter City Exeter City FC Supporters' Trust - Trust Ownership Working Group Supporters Trust
Grimsby Town John Fenty (42.91%)
Mike Parker (22%)
The Mariners Trust (14.13%)[92]
$18M[93]

Five Star Fish
Entrepreneur
Supporters Trust
Luton Town Luton Town Football Club 2020 LTD
Mansfield Town John Radford
Morecambe Peter McGuigan
Newport County Newport County AFC Supporters Trust Supporters Trust
Notts County Alan Hardy Paragon, private companies
Port Vale Norman Smurthwaite (100%) $39M[94] Property
Stevenage Phil Wallace (91%)[95] $60M Lamex Food Group
Swindon Town Lee Power $45M
Wycombe Wanderers Wycombe Wanderers Trust Supporters Trust
Yeovil Town John Fry (46.9%)
Norman Hayward (45.1%)[96]

Property

See also

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