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Tuesday 01 November, 2005

Charles Stanley

SAR 3 - (John David Group pl)

Charles Stanley & Co. Ltd.
01 November 2005

                                                                      FORM SAR 3



                           DISCLOSURE OF ACQUISITIONS

       (Rule 3 of The Rules Governing Substantial Acquisitions of Shares)




Name of acquirer                              Sports World International Limited
Beneficial owner, if different from above       n/a




Names of any other persons acting by agreement  n/a
or understanding (see SAR 5)
Company dealt in                                John David Group plc

Class of voting shares (eg ordinary shares)     Ordinary shares

Date of acquisition                             31st October 2005





Number of shares acquired                       2,037,031

Number of rights over shares acquired #         n/a
Nature of rights over shares                    n/a






Total holding of voting shares (and percentage  11,131,137 (23.2%)
of total voting shares in issue)

Total holding of rights over shares (and        n/a
percentage of total voting shares in issue)

Combined total holding (and percentage) of      11,131,137 (23.2%)
voting shares and rights over shares







Date of disclosure                              1st November 2005

Contact name                                    Robert Howard

Telephone number                                020 7953 2154




#  See the definition of 'rights over shares' in the Definitions Section of the
SARs.



For details of the SARs disclosure requirements, see SARs 3 and 5 and their
Notes which can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at
www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.






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