Browns house owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam have stored the Columbus Group from transferring to Austin, Texas. The Primary League Football crew is ultimate in on a deal to modify possession from Anthony Precourt to the Haslams and Columbus-area investor Dr. Pete Edwards.
“Whilst there are lots of main points to be labored out, our alliance is operating diligently and collaboratively with Primary League Football to stay the Group in its group,” the Haslams, Edwards and the Columbus Partnership introduced in a joint remark. “We’re very occupied with the quiet however planned growth that has been made so far and can stay the group up to date as this procedure strikes ahead.”
Precourt introduced his intentions to transport the crew to Austin on Oct. 17 of ultimate 12 months. A group marketing campaign referred to as “Save the Group” started a marketing campaign to stay them.
The Haslams, who purchased the Browns in 2012, got here to the rescue.
“We worth and admire the advantages a certified sports activities franchise can convey to a group and are hopeful to be a part of the option to stay the Group in Columbus,” the Haslams stated in a remark. “We’d put money into a robust infrastructure inside the Group group in order that we will be able to proceed our focal point and dedication to development a profitable Cleveland Browns soccer crew in Northeast Ohio. We stay up for seeing how this procedure evolves.”