UK Based Millionaire Buys Football Team Named Romford FC, Signs 15 New Players

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A UK based millionaire has bought a football team named Romford FC and has made himself the manager along with signing 15 new players. He is a steel businessman

Written By Karthik Nair | Mumbai | Updated On:

The UK is a country that takes a lot of interest and passion in the game of football. Even though they are the inventors of the game of cricket, but the gentleman's game takes a backseat when it comes to the popularity of football in the country. The English Premier League and the FA Cup are two of the biggest global football leagues that not only keep the football fans in the UK glued to their seats but also has a lot of fans across the globe. Such is the level of interest and passion for the game in the country that a UK based millionaire has bought a football team.

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UK millionaire Glenn Tamplin buys a football team

You have heard that right. Glenn Tamplin, a 47-year-old  UK-based millionaire has bought a football team named Romford FC. No, it is not an elite Premier League club but a non-league football club in England. Tamplin was earlier associated with a football club named Billericay Town. After buying the club, the steel businessman has appointed himself as the manager and terminated the services of  Paul Martin, who has been serving the club for a long time. Apart from that, Tamplin has recruited 15 new players in the team and has also promised that he will help the team rise from the bottom of the league. The 47-year-old then added that he wanted to take his team into the playoffs this season. 

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About the club Billericay Town

Billericay Town FC is a  football club based in Billericay, Essex, England. They are currently members of the National League South, the sixth tier of English football, and play at New Lodge. They are the second most successful club in FA Vase history, having won the competition on three occasions. 

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