Tomlinson seals Doncaster takeover

One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson has completed his takeover of League One side Doncaster.

A spokesman for former chairman John Ryan told Press Association Sport that the deal had been completed and would be explained in detail at a news conference in London on Thursday.

Tomlinson, 22, is a global star as one member of five-piece boy band One Direction and is a lifelong fan of his hometown club.

He played for their reserve side against Scunthorpe earlier this year and had been close to a takeover before, but a move was twice delayed because of negotiations over image rights.

They have now been resolved and Ryan's spokesman told the Press Association: "It's done, the takeover is complete.''