Thursday October 29, 2020

The Inquisitor: Ellis Short’s Sunderland have it all to play for

Who owns Sunderland FC? The answer is a Jersey-based company called Drumaville Ltd. But who owns Drumaville?

29th November, 2008

Who owns Sunderland FC? The answer is a Jersey-based company called Drumaville Ltd. But who owns Drumaville?

Back in September, it emerged that an Irish-American hedge fund millionaire called Ellis Short had bought a sizeable chunk of Drumaville through the issue of new shares. It has never been disclosed just how much of it he bought. The Premier League announced that he had bought more than 30 per cent of the club. Numerous sports journalists...

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