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Class of ‘92 finalise acquisition of Salford City FC

The acquisition of Salford City by a group of former Manchester United footballers and Peter Lim has been approved

The Football Association and the Northern Premier League have both ratified the deal which has been in the pipeline since March.

Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Nicky Butt, referred to as the class of ’92 agreed to take over the club and will have 50% ownership

Peter Lim will have the other 50% stake.

The Singapore-based billionaire is self-made and estimated to be worth £1.5 billion.

The board at Salford City was unable to comment but did issue the following statement, “The acquisition of Salford City Football Club (SCFC) has now been formally approved by The FA and the Northern Premier League.

“SCFC is part owned by Gary and Phil Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Peter Lim. (The management of the club on a day-to-day basis, as announced back in March, will remain the same)”

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Sophia Taha .

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