NFL’s 49ers finalize purchase of Leeds United

Jul 17, 2023, 06:30 PM ET The owners of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers have assumed control of the English soccer club Leeds United. Leeds United announced on Monday that the English Football League had approved the sale of the club to 49ers Enterprises, allowing for “an immediate transition of ownership.” Leeds was relegated from … Read more

49ers group strikes deal for full Leeds takeover

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has reached an agreement to sell his stake in the club to 49ers Enterprises, the second-tier English side said Friday. 49ers Enterprises, the investment arm of the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers, has been a shareholder at Leeds, recently relegated from the Premier League, since its initial investment in May 2018. … Read more