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Louis Tomlinson's business partner says Rovers takeover is off

The takeover of Doncaster Rovers is off according to Louis Tomlinson's business partner. John Ryan and Louis Tomlinson have not passed the Football League's fit and proper person's test. The takeover was NOT dependant on the crowd-funding project.

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Tomlinson's crowd sourcing fundraiser failure throws takeover into 'serious doubt'

Doncaster Rovers co-owner Louis Tomlinson's crowd sourcing fundraiser has missed its £2million after raising less than half the money.

Tomlinson's crowd sourcing fundraiser misses target Credit: Press Association

Fans were asked to pledge money to the club in exchange for membership, branded clothes and collectors' items.

The campaign was led with the slogan, "I need your help to get Doncaster Rovers to the Premier League."

Reacting to the failure in a statement, the Tomlinson Ryan Trust said. "The consequence of this is that the deal to takeover the club is now in serious doubt."

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