Supporters Direct are grateful for the support of a number of high profile partners who can be found below.



The Premier League (PL) has committed £750,000 per year for three years to be allocated to projects which are for the benefit of fans, with the creation of a “Fans’ Fund”. The Fans’ Fund will form part of the Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF), which is administered by the Football Foundation (FF).


The Co-operative Group is the UK’s largest mutual business, owned not by private shareholders but by over six million consumers. It is the UK’s fifth biggest food retailer, the leading convenience store operator and a major financial services provider, operating The Co-operative Bank, Britannia and The Co-operative Insurance.

The Group operates 4,800 retail trading outlets, employs more than 106,000 people and has an annual turnover of more than £13bn.


The Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) is the national supporters’ organisation for all football fans, representing more than 200,000 individual fans and members of local supporters’ organisations from every club in the professional structure, and many from further down the pyramid. Membership allows you to access FSF services and entitles you to take part in the FSF's democratic processes including the AGM which takes place every summer.


Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) acts as a consultant, friend and partner to all stakeholders sharing good practice and providing access advice and guidance. These stakeholders include UEFA as the governing body and its 53 member associations. CAFE provides support to national Football Associations and football clubs across Europe.


Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE ) campaigns against all forms of discrimination in football: in the stadium, on the pitch, in the changing room, at the training ground, in the office and classroom; by fans, players, managers, coaches, administrators or educators.

Today the network has active partners in more than 40 countries and is working across the game with fans, players, migrant and ethnic minority organisations, and governing bodies, including UEFA and FIFA. It also includes members from within football such as professional clubs and players' unions.


The Football Supporters Europe network (FSE) is an independent, representative and democratically organised grass-roots network of football fans' in Europe with members in currently 36 countries across the continent.

Working across a number of issues in modern football such as ticketing, fan culture, discrimination and policing in football, the FSE represents a powerful, united, influential and independent representative voice within the structures of the game in Europe.


Press Association Images along with EMPICS Sport is the photographic arm of the Press Association. Their award winning photographers cover all Barclays Premier League matches and provide extensive coverage of UK domestic football leagues, UEFA Champions and Europa League competitions.

With over 9 million images on-line, covering over 100 sports, an archive dating back to 1863, up to the minute match action and experience working with sponsors, sports organisations and clubs, Press Associations Images can fulfill all your image requirements.




The Social Economy Alliance was formally launched at The Social Economy Summit on 25 June, which was attended by thinktanks, politicians, charities, universities and other social economy organisations.

The aim is to radically affect the way all political parties formulate social and economic policies in advance of the 2015 General Election. The aim is to grow the impact of the social economy. The Alliance's activity plan is designed around the Local Government and European Elections and the 2015 General Election.

The Social Economy Alliance is led by Social Enterprise UK



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