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FC Business Magazine: SD’s October Column

date: October 24, 2014

1413280975_57 Every month we write for the football business publication, FC Business Magazine. The publication covers all the major issues in the game, and we provide our own thoughts every edition. Here's October's column: One of the advantages of what we do is that we’re greater than the sum of our parts. Given that we have some 250 organisations, representing members across English, Welsh, Scottish and European football,...

Rochdale Hornets record 33% crowd increase in 2014

date: October 23, 2014

hornets Rochdale Hornets recorded a massive crowd increase of 33% in the 2014 Season. Second only to the runaway League Champions Leigh in terms of increased gate, despite being relegated, Hornets have a lot to thank their loyal support for. The Championship saw an even split in terms of increases and decreases, with 7 teams recording rises and 7 teams recording decreased attendance numbers 'Attendances are not always a ...

Coop Modena organise awareness campaign

date: October 23, 2014

coop-modena-sport-club-che-futuro-per-il-mode-L-SCs7H3 The supporters' trust of Coop Modena Sport Club will organise a series of twelve events in a campaign to raise awareness about the Italian and European experience of the supporters' trust movement, inviting people from all over Europe actively involved in the running of their trusts to share best practices from their country. The trust want to make the city of Modena a welcoming meeting point for supporters who have set o...

Government expert group launched

date: October 22, 2014

SD_logo_red032M_CMYK SD, Government and football authorities all represented on group that will look at removing barriers to community-owned clubs. The Supporter Ownership and Engagement Expert group, that will have its first meeting in London next month, has representatives on it from Government, the Premier League, The FA, the Football League, Supporters Direct, the legal profession, insolvency and tax experts and representatives from c...

University of Loughborough to host exhibition and conference on football fans’ views of the beautiful game

date: October 22, 2014

188-Football-fans-event[1] "Whose game is it? Football through the fans’ eyes", an exhibition that celebrates the passions and emotions of football fans across Europe, is being held on campus on 24-25 October to coincide with a conference exploring supporter activism in the sport. The exhibition comprises images, quotes and video footage produced by supporters from five European countries - UK, Turkey, Austria, Poland and Spain - that are par...

Second Fan Shirt campaign launched

date: October 21, 2014

fse_logo_fan_shirt_rgb Kicking-off as part of the annual FARE Action Weeks 2014, the members of our partners at Football Supporters Europe (FSE) are launching a donation campaign under the name “All Colours Are Beautiful! Second Fan Shirt” (#secondfanshirt) from 21 October 2014 till the end of the year, a contribution to improving the devastating situation of refugees. The frightening war scenarios across the world are currently leavin...


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