Who owns Salford City F.C.? | The Sun

Salford City Football Club boasts a very star-studded ownership.

The football club, based in Greater Manchester, England, competes in League Two.

Who owns Salford City F.C.?

Salford City F.C. is co-owned by former football players Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Phil Neville, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, and David Beckham, and Singaporean businessman Peter Lim, who has a majority share in the team.

The former football stars are often referred to as "The Class of 92" as they all got their start as part of Manchester United's academy during the early nineties.

The Class of 92 players first took over Salford F.C. in 2014, with Lim taking a majority share as part of his long-term business partnership with Gary Neville.

The owners have invested millions of pounds into the club since taking it over.

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In 2019, Salford City was promoted to the EFL for the first time.

What did David Beckham say about joining the club?

In 2019, David Beckham became a shareholder in Salford City.

At the time, Beckham said of his 10% stake: "It's a proud moment for me to join Peter Lim and the Class of 92 lads as an owner of Salford City.

"My early years in Manchester were spent in Salford – I grew up there in many ways – so to be able to finally join the lads today is a great feeling.

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"Salford City has achieved so much success in a short space of time, the fans are incredible and I’m really excited to be spending more time in Salford again."

The Class of 92 added: "From the very beginning we wanted David to be involved and be with us on this incredible journey; however circumstances and commitments didn't allow that.

"Now the time is right and it's another exciting chapter in Salford City's history.

"It is important to emphasise that nothing will change in the day-to-day operations but to have us all together was always the vision."

Which other clubs does David Beckham own?

Beckham is also a co-owner of MLS club Inter Miami.

He co-owns the team with investors Jorge Mas and Jose Mas.

Beckham first became involved with the team back in 2014, going on to help establish the club in 2018.

Football legend Lionel Messi confirmed that he would be joining Inter Miami in June 2023.

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Other big names on the squad include Alejandro Pozuelo Melero and Gonzalo Higuaín.

The club has become hugely popular and stars like Jay-Z, Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith and Olympic legend Usain Bolt have all been seen watching matches.

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