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Swansea City Supporters Trust respond to rumours

date: October 31, 2014

Swans-Trust-Poppy-Logo Trust Statement on Press Reports October 29, 2014 The Swansea City Supporters Trust have responded to press speculation that there is a bid about to be placed that would see some of the club end up in American hands. The Trust owns more than 21% of the shares in the football club and wish to make it known at the moment that they do not believe that there is a need for the club to change ownership or proceed with th...

Call for nominations – SD Council Elections

date: October 31, 2014

SD_logo_red032M_CMYK Nominations open today in the annual elections to Supporters Directs Councils.

Aldershot: Shots trust launch Forever Shots fund

date: October 31, 2014

Trust-Logo-Home-Page1 Shots Trust Press Release: For immediate release on Monday 27th October at 5:00pm. Shots Trust, the democratic supporters’ trust representing the interests of Aldershot Town fans, has today launched its Forever Shots Fund. The long-term aim of the 'Forever Shots Fund' is to enable the Club to be owned by the Community as we want to ensure that there will always be a professional football club for the town...

Whose Game Is It? Supporters and Football Governance

date: October 30, 2014

LogoFreeFondCouleur Last week Supporters Direct Europe attended and presented at the FREE Project’s ‘Whose Game Is It? Supporters and Football Governance’ conference at Loughborough University. FREE (Football Research in an Enlarged Europe) is a collaborative research project which seeks to understand the impact of the most popular and most widely shared of all experiences of popular culture, football, on identity dynamics, percept...

Swans Trust Statement on recent press reports

date: October 29, 2014

SwansBook Following recent reports in the press, the Swansea City Supporters' Trust have released the following statement: "The Swansea City Supporters Trust have responded to press speculation that there is a bid about to be placed that would see some of the club end up in American hands. The Trust owns more than 21% of the shares in the football club and wish to make it known at the moment that they do not believe that ther...

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,...

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