Bristol City’s chairman steps down: Owner's son succeeds him

31 May 2019

Keith Dawe and Steve Lansdown
Photo: Getty Images Bristol City owner Steve Lansdown (left) and Chairman Keith Dawe (right) celebrate with the League One Champions Trophy accompanied by the upcoming chairman, Jon Lansdown, (middle) in 2015.

Keith Dawe steps down as chairman of Bristol City and the vice chairman succeeds him.

His successor, Jon Lansdown, is the son of the club’s owner, Steve Lansdown.

Christian Fomsgaard Jensen

Keith Dawe has decided to step down as club chairman at Bristol City. Dawe first invested in the club in 1996, at the same time as owner Steve Lansdown, and has been chairman of the Robins since May 2012.

Since Dawe took the reins of the club, they have won a thrilling double in the 2014/15 season with a League One title just as they lifted the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.

“It has been a privilege and an honour to be involved with Bristol City,” said Dawe in a club statement. 

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