Owner Under the Spotlight: Mel Morris, Derby

27 January 2020

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Today Off The Pitch casts the spotlight on Mel Morris, owner of Derby County.

Since Morris took ownership Derby County have sustained growth. However, the growth rate is lower than league average. Morris' reign has also been marked by big spending and unprecedented managerial turnover.

Mads Meisner Christensen mm@offthepitch.com

What's more, Derby and Morris have frequently made headlines in recent months, initially when negotiations to sell the club commenced, but the talks were soon overshadowed by the EFL's charges against the club - charges relating to their stadium valuation and amortisation policy.

 

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