Billionaire owner Randy Lerner has had enough of Aston Villa and has put the Premier League club up for sale.
The Aston Villa owner hopes to complete the sale in the next six weeks, and has employed two major US banks as advisors, hinting that the club could be sold to investors in the US, as has long been rumored.
In a statement on the club website, Lerner revealed:
“It is time...
Former Browns president Mike Holmgren told Peter King of TheMMQB.com that he should have coached the Browns. “I really just should have coached the team, but he [owner Randy Lerner] didn’t want me to.” —Former Browns president Mike Holmgren to me last week, on whether he had any regrets about his years in Cleveland. The Browns should have never let Holmgren have a say in...
Paul Lambert has shrugged off talk of a multi-million-pound takeover at Villa – and intends to discuss his and the club’s future with Randy Lerner at the end of this season.
Lerner’s failure to deny the club is for sale during a typically vague statement on Sunday was the clearest indication yet that the chairman wants out.
The Birmingham Mail understands negotiations with...
CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Browns will be sold to Tennessee businessman Jimmy Haslam III.
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The Browns reportedly have been sold to Jimmy Haslam, a former minority investor (and fan) of the Steelers, for a price in excess of $1 billion.
Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner remains 100% committed to the club after deciding to sell Cleveland Browns , Paul Faulkner has said.
Lerner has opted to sell the NFL franchise, prompting some speculation that he could follow the same path with Villa whom he bought six years ago.
But Villa chief executive Faulkner is adamant that is not the case and Lerner has already spent nearly...
According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Browns president Mike Holmgren admitted that owner Randy Lerner is giving up his majority ownership of the team.
“Cleveland browns aren’t going anywhere. They’re going to stay,” said Holmgren, per Cabot.
Lerner is expected to sell the Browns to Tennessee businessman Jimmy Haslam, who currently has...
A minority owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers is in talks to purchase the Cleveland Browns.
Browns owner Randy Lerner dropped the bombshell Friday morning that he is in discussions with Jimmy Haslam to make an investment in the Browns. Haslam is a minority owner of the Steelers, and the Steelers acknowledged the discussions but had no further comment.
Lerner did not say it directly...
Browns owner Randy Lerner is not at the NFLs annual meetings in Palm Beach this week.
That technical term that really sums up what Lerners absence is worth.
Because the Browns are well represented. They have a President in attendance, a Vice President, a General Manager and a coach. The coach attends the coaches meetings, the GM attends the GM meetings, the VP attends...
As many of you have probably seen by now, our good friend Vince Grzegorek had a chance to speak with Browns owner Randy Lerner on several occasions over the course of the last few months, and yesterday published an account of these chats in a profile of Lerner at Cleveland Scene.
Doing just dandy, worry not(, cake-eaters).
Of course, the billionaire rarely speaks with Cleveland...