[6] Thompson was an opponent of the proposal to reduce the Scottish Premier League from 12 clubs to 10. He is the son of former United chairman Eddie Thompson, who died of prostate cancer in October 2008.

[3] His father Eddie Thompson was the founder and Chief executive at Morning, Noon and Night and also the chairman of Dundee United. "He has developed a keen understanding of our rich history, our values and traditions, the importance of our community role and the passion and loyalty of the supporter base. Stephen Thompson then succeeded to the chair of Dundee United,[2] a position he held until March 2018. ', Pique lays into Barca over Messi situation, We would like your feedback, please fill in our survey.

The Tangerines sit in third place in the Scottish Championship, five points behind leaders Ayr United.

Sky Sports News understands the takeover is worth around £1m and Ogren adds Dundee United to a business portfolio also including oil services, software and real estate.
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Bottas on top but Verstappen joins pole fight, Ole: 'Meticulous' Cavani in line for debut, 'Fury stick to your word - and fight me! Dundee United owner Mark Ogren wants “no recriminations” over the SPFL vote that secured promotion for the Tangerines. However, Thompson rejected the approach. Robbie Neilson's team have romped clear in the Championship and look certain to be promoted regardless if the season is played to a finish or not. Dundee United announced in January 2018 that Thompson would be stepping down as chairman at the end of the 2017–18 season. United’s promotion to the … Ogren said: "I want to thank everyone throughout our club for making the furlough process as easy as possible. [15], "Stephen Thompson succeeds late father Eddie as Dundee United chairman", "Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson to take Scottish Cup on emotional journey to father's grave", "Top 10 is sticking point for Dundee United", "Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson resigns from SPL board", "Dundee United chief Stephen Thompson quits SPL board over claims he was leaking information", "Dundee United: Tannadice club wipes out bank debt", "Finance expert hails Dundee Utd debt clearance.. but adds that fans deserve to be told details of £4m deal", "EXCLUSIVE: Prudent Dundee United set to cash in", "Stephen Thompson: Dundee United rejected sale approach", "Dundee United chairman Stephen Thompson to step down", "Dundee United: Mike Martin replaces Steven Thompson as chairman", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Stephen_Thompson_(football_chairman)&oldid=907584328, Dundee United F.C.

Financially, this is an extremely difficult time for our club. "After initially being told the organisation was there to assist our club with monies which have been raised throughout their membership, we as a board were not willing to fulfil the unreasonable demands of DUSF encompassing a requirement for shares and thereafter a secured loan. [10] Thompson says he was able to mend the club's mistakes during his father reign as the chairman and now handled their finance.[12]. I leave with confidence that Dundee United's future is in very good hands.". Dundee United chairman Mark Ogren has cut all ties with the supporters’ foundation, saying the club will “no longer recognise” them. Dundee United have announced Mark Ogren as their new owner US businessman Mark Ogren has purchased a controlling stake in Scottish Championship side Dundee United, the club has confirmed.


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Stephen Thompson (born 1965 or 1966) is a Scottish businessman, who was the chairman of Scottish football club Dundee United. ", Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Adele on Saturday Night Live: How to watch the singer’s SNL hosting debut, Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article, New Car Gadget Magically Removes Scratches & Dents. And United will now move to form a new foundation with supporters more supportive to the club's regime. Dundee United announce US businessman Mark Ogren as club's new owner, Dundee United have announced Mark Ogren as their new owner. [9], In February 2014, Thompson managed to help the club pay off their debt to the bank, the club have loaned. Dundee United owner Mark Ogren intends to continue backing the club even if they fail to reach the Scottish Premiership in the next few seasons. Is Alex Telles the real deal for Man Utd? Raging Dundee United owner Mark Ogren has revealed an astonishing bust-up with the club's Supporters Foundation after he refused to yield to their "unreasonable demands". [5], Thompson told BBC Scotland that the Old Firm leaving Scottish Premier League could damage the Scotland's top flight.