DannyÂ is a partner in the private equity firm Enact and they bought itÂ out of administrationÂ as the ailing pasty chainÂ was unable to pay its rent bills.
Mills was quoted as sayingÂ “It’s a fantastic name and a fantastic brand and we are saving jobs and taking the company to the next level. Pasties are a must-have item on the British menu around the UK that everybody knows and loves.”
Other famous football players includeÂ Rio Ferdinand, who ownsÂ Rosso, Gary Neville andÂ Giggsy and their Cafe Football in the Westfield shoppingÂ and Steve Bull owns Bravaccio in Wolverhampton. ( thank to the Guardian for that!)
The Company was sold forÂ Â£7.5m, 31 storesÂ closed, with 92 redundancies.