5 Facts About Dave Whelan

1. On 3 March 2015, Dave Whelan stepped down as chairman, appointing his 23-year-old grandson, David Sharpe, as the new chairman.

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2. In 2005, Dave Whelan threatened to quit the club unless the price of policing games was reduced.

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3. In March 2009, Dave Whelan acquired back troubled JJB's nationwide chain of fitness clubs and stores.

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4. In 1978 Dave Whelan sold the business to Morrisons for £1.5 million.

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5. In July 2015, Dave Whelan received an honorary degree from the University of Bolton, making him a Doctor of Business Administration.

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