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News Briefing

date: April 17, 2014

Supporters Direct news Here's what we're reading today: England and Wales Cup final kick-off time is a problem for Hull City fans Liverpool sign heads of terms on road to Anfield stadium redevelopment Football fans 'experience more stress' than players Manchester City players are best paid in global sport - survey Five ways to fix football’s failings Europe/World Next few months critical for FFP, says London lawyer Sc...

The future of Danish football through the eyes of the supporters (vids)

date: April 17, 2014

Brondby Stadium Brøndby Supporters Trust (BST) and the Danish Fans Federation (DFF) last week organized a supporters’ conference on the future of football. Supporters of different Danish clubs attended the event that was divided in two main parts. At the first part Ben Shave (SD Europe Development Officer) gave an overview of the fan ownership movement in Europe, Hugo Malcato (Associação de Adeptos Sportinguistas) presented the w...

Newcastle United Supporters Trust: “Ashley must reveal plans”

date: April 16, 2014

NUFC Fans March Oct 13 The Newcastle United Supporters Trust has responded to fan concerns by requesting details regarding Mike Ashley's attempts to sell an NUFC owned lease on land next to St.James' Park. The land is opposite the Gallowgate end and Newcastle United have a long lease from Nexus, having purchased it under the Hall/Shepherd regime for potential ground expansion as part of a wider development. The club had quietly put the le...

‘Les Assises du Supportérisme en France’ to take place at Sénat du France

date: April 16, 2014

FrenchSenate Tomorrow Supporters Direct Europe and A la Nantaise, l’Association des Amoureux du FC Nantes, will, together with host Senator Ronan Dantec, hold an afternoon conference at the Sénat du France in Paris. The event will be open to supporters of all French clubs interested in establishing supporters’ trusts, as well as cross-party representatives from France’s political institutions, many of whom have already expresse...

Morning News Briefing

date: April 16, 2014

Supporters Direct news Here's what we're reading this morning: England & Wales Man City face FFP sanctions – have Uefa missed their target? Luton Town return to the Football League after five-year exile Andy Burnham...

Ancona promoted

date: April 15, 2014

Ancona A 1-1 draw at home to Recanati was enough to see U.S. Ancona 1905 promoted from Serie D to Lega Pro Seconda Divisione this past Saturday - sealing a return to the professional level for the club re-formed in 2010. After seeing their club liquidated in 2010, 700 Ancona supporters came together to form Sosteniamolancona, a democratic organisation committed to the development of a community club with supporters at its hea...


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