Stephen Lansdown

  • Bristol Sport set up to run City and Rugby

    This is Bristol has reported that a new company has been set up to run both Bristol City Football Club and Bristol Rugby Club. Steve Lansdown - majority shareholder in Bristol City who recently took on ownership of Bristol Rugby - has formed the company, called Bristol Sport Limited (BSL). ​BSL has been formed to oversee the financial and business management of both clubs. The company will be chaired by Martin Griffiths, who will be supported by directors Keith Dawe, Chris Booy and Jon Lansdo...

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  • Quins Boast Season Ticket Record While Bristol Lament Slow Take Up

    Harlequins claim to have broken their record for memberships as their 150th anniversary season began in earnest last week with their narrow victory in the London Double Header game against Bristol at Twickenham. Before the Premiership season kicked off, the amount of members that had committed for 2016/17 surpassed last year's record of 9170. Membership is the only way to guarantee a seat at every match to be played at The Stoop. It includes all regular season home matches in the Aviva Premiersh...

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  • Interview: Stephen Brown on Jevans, Transport and Touts

    The Daily Telegraph ran an interview with ER2015 Managing Director Stephen Brown where he discusses Debbie Jevans' departure, transport headaches and ticket touts: He was given less than six months to mastermind the second-biggest sporting event Britain has staged but Stephen Brown insists there is only one person to blame if it all goes horribly wrong. “Me,” says the managing director of England Rugby 2015, the organising committee for this year’s Rugby World Cup, which is now only five w...

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  • Bristol Announce New Owner

    Bristol City Football Club owner Steve Lansdown has agreed to become majority shareholder of Bristol Rugby Club. This news was revealed in a statement on the club's website by chairman, Chris Booy: “The transaction has been concluded and is only subject to final Rugby Football Union ratification.” “Steve has in fact helped in supporting the club financially for a number of years now, and his full commitment to the club will now give us much needed stability going forward. “Going forward...

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  • Bristol Sport To Supply Kit For Hometown Club

    Bristol Rugby have launched their 2014/15 playing kits with the announcment that parent company Bristol Sport will become their new kit and training apparel supplier. Bristol Sport is part of a stable of sports companies owned by billionaire Stephen Lansdown and oversees the commercial interests of affiliated clubs which include Bristol Rugby, Bristol City Football Club, Bristol Academy Women’s Football, Bristol Flyers Basketball and DZ Racing. The company are also managing the rebuild of...

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  • Brown Takes Over at RFU

    Stephen Brown is to take on the role of Acting CEO of the Rugby Football Union from Martyn Thomas. Thomas will also relinquish the chairmanship of England Rugby 2015 on December 16, step down as a director of European Rugby Cup Ltd and leave the International Rugby Board Council and the Six Nations Committee. Thomas said: “Stephen has increasingly taken over the day-to-day running of the RFU since I announced on November 2 that I would not be renewing my contract after December 16. He has demo...

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  • Billingham Appointed Bristol Sport CEO

    ... bringing together strategy and culture and I'm looking forward to the challenge.” BSL oversees commercial operations and merchandising for Bristol City FC, Bristol Flyers, Bristol Academy Women FC and DZ Motorsport as well as Bristol Rugby, owned by Stephen Lansdown. It will also manage the development of Bristol's first multi-use stadium, which is due to be completed in 2016, and Billingham will begin his new job on 1 June 2014. Chairman of BSL, Martin Griffiths, added: “It's a hugely exci...

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  • Bristol To Become Bears

    ... from June 1st 2018. The recently promoted club claim to have carefully considered how best to shape their long-term future. They hope the new identity will attract a whole new generation of supporters and inspire success on and off the field. Owner, Stephen Lansdown, said: “This is an exciting and major commitment to ensuring the future success of the club. In order to succeed in our mission to “inspire our community through rugby success”, we must make bold changes to ensure we are prep...

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  • Vaughan named new Gloucester MD

    Gloucester Rugby has appointed former footballer and senior figure at Thomas Cook London 2012 Stephen Vaughan as the club’s new managing director. Vaughan used to play for Walsall F.C. before embarking on a career in business and most recently leading Thomas Cook’s involvement in the London Olympics and he will take over from the acting managing director Chris Ferguson on 17 December. Ferguson stepped up to fill the role temporarily from the position of finance director but Vaughan is the pe...

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  • RFU make an allowance for Donald

    Bath have announced the signing of New Zealand fly half Stephen Donald on a four year deal from  Super 15 side, The Chiefs. Donald does not meet RFU standards for overseas signings however the RFU have made an allowance. The RFU rules state that for a foreign player to be granted permission to play in the Aviva Premiership they must have represented their country once in the past 15 months. Stephen Donald, Bath’s new overseas signing has not played for New Zealand since September 2009, theref...

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