Arsenal majority owner Stan Kroenke defended the English soccer team’s chairman after a shareholder called for Peter Hill-Wood to step down.
Former Manchester City chairman David Bernstein has been nominated as the next chairman of the Football Association , English soccer’s ruling body.
Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov, Arsenal’s second-largest stockholder, spent 952,000 pounds ($1.5 million) to buy 68 more shares in the North London-based soccer team and edge closer to a 30 percent holding.
Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov , Arsenal’s second-largest shareholder, is offering to buy stakes in the English Premier League soccer club at a higher price than majority owner Stan Kroenke .
"Nothing has changed except that it's not 50-pound notes now, but 500-euro notes."
- David Dein on Jul 10, 2013