Tag: Vincent Tan

Vincent Tan as a Minority Investor At Chivas USA; What Could Possibly Go Wrong?!

The debacle that Chivas USA has become is an indictment of MLS’s obsession with the shiniest new objects while their current properties rot. Reports are now flying that the team could be put on hiatus, folded, or neither, and as much as we may joke about the empty stadiums and anti-Galaxy fan base, this public wavering that would make Hamlet proud really does a disservice to the fans and players. However, the solution to this problem and public embarrassment is apparent and available. Reports are circulating that none other than Vincent Tan, current majority owner of Cardiff City, is interested ... Read more

Cardiff City Owner Vincent Tan is the New Flavio Briatore

For soccer fans, the relationship between a club’s manager and owner is usually open to speculation. In most cases, the owner remains behind the scenes, offers few interviews, and only surfaces during an occasional match for their requisite camera shot while sitting in their private seats. There are more outgoing individuals such as Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan. By his own efforts, he is one of the more popular owners in English football. He never shies from the media and his interviews are usually positive and insightful. Then there is Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, who remains secluded and never allows ... Read more