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Interview with the SLO of Swedish Djurgardens IF

date: January 22, 2015

DIFs grymma SLO_6F3A7883_Lizafoto2 Lena Gustafson, one of the two Supporter Liaison Officers of Djurgardens IF explains her views on how the SLO project has helped improve the relationship between fans and the stakeholders and how important and useful embracing the project is for the clubs. What was the situation like in Sweden before the SLO role was introduced? I would say that before we implemented the SLO project the communication was poor...

FC Saarbrücken strengthen structured relationship with fans

date: January 22, 2015

neunkirchenclu2x[1] The supervisory board of fourth-tier German club FC Saarbrücken has given the go-ahead for the creation of a new Fan- und Förderabteilung (Supporter & Development Department) to provide a mechanism for developing a work network between the various club committees and departments, members and supporters. It will also serve as an additional channel of communication and consultation between supporters and senior club o...

FC United goes to Downing Street to highlight social investment

date: January 19, 2015

AKW at Downing Street Supporter-owned football club FC United of Manchester took its community involvement message to the heart of Westminster last Thursday when general manager Andy Walsh addressed a Downing Street reception on 15 January 2015 on the benefits of social investment. The event was organised by the Cabinet Office for ‘social angel’ investors and was attended by over 150 people. FC United’s Andy Walsh spoke alongside Cab...

CNSF launch new website and manifesto

date: January 12, 2015

logo-cnsf The Conseil National des Supporters de Football (CNSF), an umbrella organisation of French democratic supporters' groups, have today launched a new website and manifesto, as well as announcing a second 'Assises de Supportérisme' event, to be held at the French Sénat on 11 February. The CNSF was developed with the help of Supporters Direct (SD) Europe, as part of the 'Improving Football Governance through Supporter I...

Supporters offered “Fair & Square” energy deal

date: January 9, 2015

cooperative_energy_88x31 SD’s official energy partner Co-operative Energy has announced its Fair and Square tariff is likely to close next Monday at 12noon. This  is an online tariff controlled by the customer, which combines simplicity with online billing. With prices capped until the end of March 31st 2016 you can be sure that your rate is guaranteed for more than a year. For each supporter who signs up to a new tariff, Co-operative En...

Supporters Direct Statement

date: January 9, 2015

SD_logo_red032M_CMYK SD recognises the strength of feeling generated amongst supporters and supporters trusts by the situation with regard to Ched Evans. We would urge any supporters’ trusts thinking about making a statement on this situation to consult carefully amongst their membership and to ensure that any views expressed by trust officers are representative of their members' views. In the specific case of the statement recently mad...

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