The former owners of Premier Sports are in advanced talks to buy Glasgow Clan ice hockey team.
TDL Media announced on Friday that the deal for the ViaPlay Elite League side is nearing completion.
The Clan finished eighth in the table this season and just missed out on the playoff semi-finals in Nottingham at the weekend following a narrow 7-6 aggregate defeat to the Belfast Giants.
In a statement released on the club’s website, principal of TDL Media Michael O’Rourke said: “We look forward to completing the takeover of the Glasgow Clan and the lease of its home venue, the Braehead Arena.
“We have tremendous respect and admiration for the passion and support that exists around this great club. Over the coming years our objective is to put the Glasgow Clan in the best possible position to achieve success on and off the ice.
“We must thank the owner Neil Black. If it were not for his vision in founding the Clan some thirteen years ago, along with his passion and commitment to the club, the Clan would almost certainly not exist and for that we will always be grateful.”
Neil Black the owner and founder of the Glasgow Clan commented: “The time is right to pass on the custodianship of the Clan. When I decided to explore the possibility of selling the club, there were many excellent interested parties.
“My main priority was to engage with someone I could pass this great club along to, who had the necessary resources and experience of the sports and entertainment market in the UK, who could grow the Clan Organisation and ensure its continuation for future generations.
“With this in mind, I believe that TDL Media who via their previous ownership of Premier Sports were great supporters of the Elite League and top flight Scottish football and rugby, are the right people to grow the Clan Organisation and I believe that they will not only be great custodians of the Clan but also a great addition to the Elite League as a whole.”
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