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Davy&#39s Terrier instinct

Yorkshire sports magnate Ken Davy has extended his interest from the oval ball to the round ball game with a successful bid to take over Third Division side Huddersfield Town.

Simply Biz founder Davy, who already owns the Giants, Huddersfield&#39s rugby league side, now becomes head honcho at The Terriers.

Fans will hope his networking capabilities will match those of Chelsea&#39s Russian benefactor Roman Abramovich but Davy denies he can match that level of spending.

It would appear that there is not quite as much money in IFA services as in Russian oil.

Davy has paid an undisclosed sum for the club – which has fallen from First Division to Third Division since 1999 – which was put into administration by its players in March this year with debts of around £20m.

The deal has made Davy a local hero but he has moved to quash rumours that he is also considering bids for the local crown green bowls club, the tiddlywinks society and pigeon fanciers association.

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