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On Supporters Direct Weekly this week Ben was joined by Ben Harrison, Trust Chairman at Tranmere Rovers, plus we hear from Trust Board Member at Slough Town, Dan Brench, on how the club is settling into their new stadium.
It has long been a dream to have an all-weather facility to aid the training of footballers of all levels within the club, so when recently finances allowed, the Supporters’ Trust were pleased to support the Club’s investment in a state of the art 3G pitch at the Cliff Hill Training Ground. This new facility was recently opened and we are delighted at the use already being made of it.
In a special Supporters Direct Weekly this week we have interviews from FC United's international friendly with SV Austria Salzburg from last Saturday
This afternoon a debate led by Damian Collins MP was held in the House of Commons proposing the reform of the Football Association (F.A.) through legislation. Today Supporters Direct issued a plea that reform must result in the F.A. re-establishing itself as the independent regulator of football.
This weeks podcast is available now and features York City Supporters Trust, as well as Mark Wynn of Rochdale Hornets.
It is one year on from the publication of the Government’s Expert Working Group on football supporter ownership and engagement, which contained a number of commitments from the football authorities, Government and national supporter’s bodies. One of those commitments is the recognition that it’s in everyone’s benefit for the clubs supporters to have the opportunity for structured dialogue with their club leaders on the big issues around strategy, ownership and finance.