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Ipswich Town takeover latest

Ipswich Town Takeover

Los Angeles-based businessman Brett Johnson and his consortium of U.S. investors are close to completing a take-over of Ipswich Town for £17.5million. The League One outfit has been owned by Marcus Evans since 2007 but he has decided it’s time to hand over the reins to someone else after investing …

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Derby County takeover latest

Derby Takeover

Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan and his Bin Zayed International group are edging closer to taking over Derby County Football Club. A £60million takeover is close to completion according to those who are close to developments. Once the deal is finalised, it is claimed that interim manager Wayne Rooney …

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William Storey rubbishes Sunderland takeover claims

William Storey

British businessman William Storey has rubbished suggestions that a proposed takeover of Sunderland by Kril Louis-Dreyfus and Juan Sartori will be completed next week and has described those claims as “nonsense.” Storey submitted a second legal bid to purchase the Black Cats on 19th November and believes his will be …

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Sunderland takeover latest – Kyril Louis-Dreyfus in pole position

Kyril Louis-Dreyfus

Kyril Louis-Dreyfus, the 23-year-old who wants to buy Sunderland Football Club, remains the favourite to complete a takeover of the club despite interest from American investors. Sunderland chief executive Jim Rodwell confirmed earlier this month that a potential buyer is currently in a ‘period of exclusivity’ and that is believed …

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Leeds United Takeover

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has been in France for takeover talks. Radrizzani flew to Paris yesterday for talks with Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi who also runs the state-owned Qatar Sports Investment (QSI) which is a subsidiary of Qatar Investment Authority (QIA). Radrizzani attended last night’s Champions League clash …

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Stewart Donald

Sunderland owner Stewart Donald reportedly wants bonuses potentially worth up to £40million included in any takeover deal. The Black Cats chief has valued the club at £50million but if they are promoted to the Championship, it is claimed that he wants to bank a bonus of £15million and a further …

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Wycombe Takeover Bid

It has emerged that Dennis Bergkamp, Dirk Kuyt, Henrik Larsson and at least one other high-profile former Dutch international, expressed an interest in trying to take takeover Wycombe Wanderers earlier this year. The consortium, which included Ronald Koeman as an advisor, made an approach to the League One club back …

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Jim Ratcliffe

Britain’s richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe continues to be linked with English Premier League clubs despite his company INEOS recently purchasing French outfit Nice. Earlier talks with Chelsea have been confirmed by his brother, Bob, who is the head of INEOS’ football division, while Newcastle, Manchester United and Liverpool are …

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Alexander & Christoffer Reedtz complete Notts County takeover

Notts County Takeover

Alexander and Christoffer Reedtz’s takeover of National League club Notts County has been completed. The world’s oldest professional football club, which was founded 157-years ago in 1862, was facing being wound up over an unpaid tax bill but the takeover means the club’s immediate future should now be secure. County, …

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Falkirk FC locked in takeover talks

Falkirk Takeover

Falkirk FC, who play their trade in Scottish League One which is the 3rd tier of the Scottish Professional Football League, are locked in negotiations that could lead to a multi-million pound takeover. English businessman Mark Campbell has pledged a seven figure cash injection in the hope of taking Falkirk …

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