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Royals takeover reaction

Thames Sports Investment has announced the fifty one per cent acquisition. The deal was finally ratified by the Premier League, following Reading's promotion.

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Financial boost for Reading FC

The partial takeover of Reading Football Club has been completed. Sir John Madejski and Chris Samuelson posed for photographers in January. But only today were Thames Sports Investment able to announce the fifty one per cent acquisition.

The deal was finally ratified by the Premier League, following Reading's promotion. Mr Samuelson and Anton Zingarevich, join the board. With Sir John staying on as chairman.

Sir John Madejski and Chris Samuelson Credit: ITV Meridian

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