New Charlton Athletic owner Thomas Sandgaard setting sights on European football | Sport
Thomas Sandgaard, the guitar-playing Dane who is the new owner of Charlton Athletic, says he intends to bring European football to the club after their recent turbulent history.
Sandgaard, a self-proclaimed nerd, was asked by a friend four months ago if he had ever thought about owning an English football club. Yesterday it was announced that the English Football League had accepted his completed owners’ and directors’ test and Sandgaard would own the entirety of Charlton Athletic, taking over from East Street Investments (ESI).
“This is one of the best days of my life, it is up there with when my two kids were born,” Sandgaard told talkSPORT. “The support I’ve got from the fans during this whole process has been unbelievable and this is