Australian IT millionaire buying struggling English football club says it makes ‘perfect sense’

06 October 2023 02:34
Justin Rees forms consortium to invest in 117-year-old Southend United while travelling around Europe on gap yearAn Australian businessman who made his fortune in corporate IT decided to invest in struggling English football club Southend United while holidaying in Europe on a gap year.Lifelong football fan Justin Rees, who is part of a six-person consortium that has struck a deal to take over the fifth-tier club, told Guardian Australia in his first interview since the deal was announced he wanted to take on a new challenge after a career as an IT project manager and company founder. Continue readingread full article

Source: TheGuardian