Premier League appoints Anthony Fry as new chairman

Updated: 26 April 2013 16:56 IST

The 57-year-old Fry was the unanimous choice of the chairmen of the 20 teams as the replacement for Dave Richards. He will start his new role on June 1.

London:

The English Premier League has appointed Anthony Fry as its third chairman in its 21-year history.

The 57-year-old Fry, chairman of the finance committee of the BBC Trust, was the unanimous choice of the chairmen of the 20 teams as the replacement for Dave Richards. He will start his new role on June 1.

The Premier League says Fry has held "numerous chairmanships and board positions across a range of business, public, charitable and academic bodies" and is a "passionate sportsman."

Fry said on Friday he is "looking forward immensely to helping the clubs and the executive improve on what is already an incredibly successful competition and business."

Topics : Football Manchester City Chelsea Newcastle United Arsenal Manchester United Liverpool Mark Hughes Njazi Kuqi Alex Ferguson English Premier League
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