Louis Tomlinson and John Ryan have completed their takeover of Doncaster RoversRead the full story ›
One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson once worked as a waiter at Doncaster Rovers, the club he has today taken over with John Ryan.
He talks about the remarkable transition:
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has completed a takeover of the club with businessman and former Director John Ryan.
Tomlinson, who made an appearance for the club's reserves last season, said he jumped at the chance to be involved in the club he has always supported:
More details are expected to be released at a news conference in London today about the deal that will give One Direction star Louis Tomlinson a 50 per cent stake in Doncaster Rovers. His co-owner John Ryan is sure Louis will make a major contribution.
John Ryan, who is on the verge of completing the takeover of Doncaster Rovers along with singer Louis Tomlinson has spoken exclusively to ITV Calendar about their plans for the club.
Speaking to John Shires, Ryan discusses how the pair initially came together, what they can bring to the club, and their Premier League ambitions:
Doncaster's former chairman John Ryan is hopeful his joint takeover of the club with One Direction star Louis Tomlinson will be formally completed on Thursday.
Speaking exclusively to ITV Calendar, Ryan has revealed his plans for the club and its future under him and Tomlinson:
John Ryan talks exclusively to ITV Calendar about the Doncaster Rovers takeoverRead the full story ›
John Ryan, who is on the verge of completing the takeover of Doncaster Rovers with One Direction's, Louis Tomlinson says the singer is the future of the club.
Ryan, says he hopes eventually Doncaster native Tomlinson will take over the club from him. Rovers' new owner says the sky is the limit under their partnership:
John Ryan, who is on the verge of completing the takeover of Doncaster Rovers with One Direction's, Louis Tomlinson, says the singer is "keen as mustard" about the takeover.
Ryan says although Tomlinson will not be able to be at the club in person as much as he likes, he wants to be kept in touch with everything going on at the club:
John Ryan, who is on the verge of completing the takeover of Doncaster Rovers with Louis Tomlinson, says the pop star is like a younger version of himself.
Ryan, who had a previous spell at the club's helm for 15 years, ending in November, says the two of them can bring a "healthy future" for the club: