Indian poultry giant Venky’s has completed its takeover of Premier League football club Blackburn Rovers.
New owners Venkatesh and Balaji Rao made their first post-takeover appearance in front of the club’s fans this Sunday during Blackburn’s match against Aston Villa, which the home side won 2-0.
The £54m sale of the club has already prompted speculation that Blackburn’s stadium, Ewood Park, could be renamed Venky’s Stadium. Blackburn has denied there are plans to change the stadium’s name.
Fowl play as Indian chicken firm buys Blackburn Rovers (27 October 2010)