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. Only shareholders with a significant interest (above 10%) are listed.

Premier League[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated
net worth
Source of wealth
(more information)
United States Stan Kroenke[1] $8.2B[2] Walmart, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, Los Angeles Rams, Colorado Rapids, Colorado Avalanche, commercial real estate.
Aston Villa
(more information)
Egypt Nassef Sawiris[3]
United States Wesley Edens
$10B[4][5] Investment and Industry
Fortress Investment Group
Brighton & Hove Albion England Tony Bloom (75.61%)[6] $1.3B[7] Online Gambling, Real Estate, Property, Land Development & Investments
Burnley United States ALK Capital (84%)[8] Investment consortium
(more information)
RussiaIsraelRoman Abramovich[9] $14.5B[10] Oil and industry
Crystal Palace England Steve Parish
United States Joshua Harris (18%)
United States David S. Blitzer (18%)
$4.9B[11] Tag Worldwide[12]Investments
(more information)
IranUnited Kingdom Farhad Moshiri (77.2%)[13]
England Bill Kenwright CBE
England Jon Woods
$2.9B[14] Steel and energy
Theatre production
Planet Hollywood
Ocean Software
(more information)
PakistanUnited States Shahid Khan[15] $8B[16] Flex-N-Gate Corp (automobile parts manufacturer)
Jacksonville Jaguars
All Elite Wrestling
Leeds United Italy Andrea Radrizzani (63%)
United States 49ers Enterprises - York Family and others (37%)[17][18][19]
$4B[20][21] Aser Ventures

San Francisco 49ers, DeBartolo Corporation

Minority investor sources include YouTube and Zappos

Leicester City Thailand The Srivaddhanaprabha Family[22] $3.7B[23] King Power International Group
(more information)
United States John W. Henry

United States Tom Werner[24]

$2.8B[25] Fenway Sports Group
Manchester City
(more information)
United Arab Emirates Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan[26] $22B[27] Abu Dhabi United Group (100%)
Manchester United
(more information)
United States The Glazer Family[28] $4.7B[29] First Allied Corporation, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Newcastle United
(more information)
England Mike Ashley $2.5B[30] Frasers Group
Sheffield United Saudi Arabia Abdullah bin Musa'ed[31] $200M[32] Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co.
Southampton China Gao Jisheng (80%)
Switzerland Katharina Liebherr (20%)
$4B[33][34] Lander Sports Development Co Ltd
Tottenham Hotspur
(more information)
England Joe Lewis (70.6% of 85% holding company)
England Daniel Levy (29.4% of 85% holding company)[35]
$4.9B[36] Currency Trading
West Bromwich Albion
(more information)
China Guochuan Lai (87.8%)[37] $2.8B[38] Investment
West Ham United
(more information)
Wales David Sullivan (51.1%)[39]
England David Gold (35.1%)
United States Albert Smith (10%)
$1.6B[40] Daily Sport, Sunday Sport
Gold Group International
GSO Capital Partners
Wolverhampton Wanderers China Guo Guangchang [41]
China Liang Xinjun
China Wang Qunbin
$9.14B[42][43][44] Fosun International[nb 1]

EFL Championship[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated
net worth
Source of wealth
Barnsley United States Chien Lee
United States Paul Conway
China Grace Hung
India Neerav Parekh
United States Billy Beane
United Kingdom The Cryne Family[45][46]
$9.1B[47] NewCity capital
Pacific Media Group
Pidilite Industries
Birmingham City China Paul Suen[48] $450M[49] Birmingham Sports Holdings
Blackburn Rovers India V H Group (99.9%) $860M Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group
Bournemouth Russia Maxim Demin[50] $100M[51] Petrochemicals trading
Brentford England Matthew Benham[52] Gambling firms
Bristol City England Stephen Lansdown $2.6B[53] Hargreaves Lansdown
Cardiff City Malaysia Vincent Tan (51%)[54] $750M[55] Berjaya Group
Coventry City FinlandUnited States Joy Seppala[56] Sisu Capital
Derby County England Mel Morris[57] $700M[58] King
Huddersfield Town England Phil Hodgkinson $500M[59] Legal firms
Luton Town England Luton Town Football Club 2020 LTD Supporter-owned
Middlesbrough England Steve Gibson $263M[60] Bulkhaul Limited
Millwall United States John Berylson
United States Richard Smith[61]
$175M[62] Chestnut Hill Ventures
Norwich City
(more information)
England Delia Smith and
Wales Michael Wynn-Jones (53%)
England Michael Foulger (15%)
$30M[63] Food industry
Nottingham Forest Greece Evangelos Marinakis[64] $650M[65] Capital Maritime & Trading Corp
Preston North End England Trevor Hemmings CVO (51.4%)[66][67] $1.4B[68] Blackpool Tower, horse racing, investment, Northern Trust, Sportech[69]
Queens Park Rangers
(more information)
Malaysia Tony Fernandes
India Lakshmi Mittal[70]
$15.5B[71][72] Air Asia, Tune Group
(more information)
China Dai Yongge

China Dai Xiu Li[73]

$950M[74] Renhe Commercial Holdings Company Limite
Sheffield Wednesday Thailand Dejphon Chansiri $575M[75] Thai Union Group
Rotherham United England Tony Stewart OBE (49%)[76][77]
England Joan Stewart (46%)
England Richard Stewart (5%)
$180M[74] Lighting industry
Stoke City England The Coates Family[78] $9.4B[79][80] Bet365
Swansea City United States Stephen Kaplan & Jason Levien (68%)
Wales Swansea City Supporters Trust (21.1%)[81]
Memphis Grizzlies and D.C. United
Investment trust
Wigan Athletic Hong Kong International Entertainment Corporation $550M[74] Hotel, Property
Watford Italy Gino Pozzo[82] $120M[83] Investment

League One[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated
net worth
Source of wealth
Accrington Stanley England Andy Holt What More UK
AFC Wimbledon England Wimbledon Football Club Supporters' Society (The Dons Trust) Supporters Trust
Blackpool England Simon Sadler (96.2%) Asset Management
Bristol Rovers Jordan Wael al-Qadi (100%)[84] $550M[74] Banking and tourism
Burton Albion England Ben Robinson (98%)
Charlton Athletic Denmark Thomas Sandgaard
Doncaster Rovers England John Ryan
Scotland Dick Watson (26%)
England Terry Bramall CBE[85]
MYA Cosmetic Surgery
Fleetwood Town England Andy Pilley (98%)[87] $120M[74] BES Group
Gillingham England Paul Scally
Hull City EgyptEngland The Allam Family[88] $325M[89] Allam Marine
Ipswich Town United States Gamechangers 2020 American Pension Fund
Lincoln City England Lincoln City Holdings Ltd (70%)
Milton Keynes Dons England Pete Winkelman[90][91] $200M[74] InterMK Group
Oxford United Thailand Sumrith Thanakarnjanasuth
Peterborough United Republic of Ireland Darragh MacAnthony (50%) Canada Kelgary Sports and Entertainment (50%)
Portsmouth United States Michael Eisner $1B[92] Media; former CEO of The Walt Disney Company; Tornante
Rochdale England Andrew Kilpatrick
Shrewsbury Town England Roland Wycherley[93] $17M[74]
Southend United England Ron Martin[94] Property
Sunderland FranceSwitzerland Kyril Louis-Dreyfus (60%) $2B


Tranmere Rovers England Mark Palios
Wycombe Wanderers United States Rob Couhig (75%)

England Wycombe Wanderers Supporters Trust (25%)

Feliciana EFL Ltd

Supporters Trust

Bolton Wanderers England Sharon Brittan[96] $60M[74] Football Ventures

League Two[edit]

Club Owner(s) Estimated
net worth
Source of wealth
Bradford City Germany Stefan Rupp (77.5%) $130M[74] Investment
Cambridge United England Paul Barry (80%)

England Adam Webb (10%)

England Mark Green (10%)[97]

Hospitality and property
Carlisle United
(more information)
England Andrew Jenkins (37% of 93% holding company)
England John Nixon (18%)
England Steven Pattison (18%)
England The United Trust (25.4%)
$23M[74] Pioneer Foods
Businessman (retired)
Carlisle Glass
Investment Trust
Cheltenham Town England Andy Wilcox
Colchester United England Robbie Cowling[98] $55M[74] JobServe
Crawley Town England The Executors of Bruce Winfield's Estate[99] Freight transport and inheritance from marketing services[100]
Crewe Alexandra England Norman Hassall Hassall (32% of 60% holding company)
England Daniel Potts[101]
The Rowlinson Group
Exeter City England Exeter City FC Supporters' Trust - Trust Ownership Working Group Supporters Trust
Forest Green Rovers England Dale Vince
Spain Hector Bellerin[102]
Grimsby Town England John Fenty (42.91%)
England Mike Parker (22%)
England The Mariners Trust (14.13%)[103]
$18M[104] Five Star Fish
Supporters Trust
Leyton Orient England Eagle Investments 2017 Ltd $38M[74]
Mansfield Town England John Radford $38M[74]
Morecambe England Bond Group Investments Limited (82% major shareholder
Newport County Wales Newport County AFC Supporters Trust Supporters Trust
Northampton Town England David Anthony Cardoza
England Anthony Michael Cardoza
England Deborah Jones
England Trustees of Stuart Wilson[105]
Oldham Athletic Morocco Abdallah Lemsagam
Plymouth Argyle United States Simon Hallett (97%) business
Port Vale England Synsol Holdings Ltd Debenture Loan (4m)
Salford City Singapore Peter Lim (40%)
England Phil Neville (10%)
England Gary Neville (10%)
England Nicky Butt (10%)
England Paul Scholes (10%)
Wales Ryan Giggs (10%)
England David Beckham (10%)
Scunthorpe United England Peter Swann and family $445M[107] Retail; live entertainments; horse racing
Stevenage England Phil Wallace (91%)[108] $90M[74] Lamex Food Group
Swindon Town England Lee Power $60M[74]
Walsall England Leigh Pomlett


  1. ^ The direct parent company of the club was W.W. (1990) Limited, which was acquired by Prestige Century Holdings Limited; Prestige Century was a subsidiary of Fosun Management Holdings Limited; Fosun Management Holdings was a subsidiary of Fosun International; Fosun International, a listed company of Hong Kong, is a subsidiary of Fosun International Holdings, which was majority owned by Guo Guangchang, Liang Xinjun and Wang Qunbin

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