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Watch LIVE! the Supporters Summit

date: July 26, 2014

Find out the full programme agenda here and more about the workshops here. Video stream programme 10:30 to 11.45 Opening session: Is it time for a change? The ball's in your court 11.45 to 12.45 Workshop: Protecting Club Identity 13.45 to 14.45 Main session: How can fans make their voice heard? 14.45 to 15.45 Workshop: Financial Fair Play in England and abroad 16.15 to 17.30 Closing session: The Blizza...

LIVE! broadcasting of the Supporters Summit

date: July 25, 2014

btsport_supporterssummit - Copy Are you interested in what will be discussed at the Supporters Summit, but you are on holiday, stuck at work or at home? Do you want to see and hear what fans, supporters organizations, clubs, football and political authorities have to say on football issues but can’t make it Wembley? Don’t worry, we got you “covered”. Supporters Direct are happy to announce that the Supporters Summit, scheduled for tomorrow...

Punk Football – Review

date: July 23, 2014

51HNLCwJFML (2) It's now just days before the Supporters Summit 2014 at Wembley, and we thought it a good time to look at the development of fan activism and the Supporters' Trust Movement. Jim Keoghan, author of Punk Football, tells us more.... Twenty years ago, the idea that supporters could make their way from the terraces to the boardroom was an alien concept in this country. Over on the continent, in places such as Germany, Swe...

News Briefing

date: July 22, 2014

Supporters Direct news Here's what we're reading today... England and Wales Sports Direct founder withdraws from bonus scheme http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-28322976 Manchester United and Adidas in £750m deal over 10 years http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-28282444 Hull City break sponsorship record with two-year 12Bet deal http://www.insideworldfootball.com/premier-league/15091-hull-city-break-sponsorship-record-with-two-yea...

Hereford United Supporters Team play first fixture

date: July 22, 2014

hereford From Bulls Blog 654 Hereford United fans turned out to support an 'alternative fixture' for those Bulls fans who are currently taking part in a boycott of the Edgar Street club. Everyone associated with the Hereford United Supporters Team would like to extend their thanks to all those who attended last night’s game at Ledbury, your support was incredible. The match was not about winning, and despite the 6-2 de...

Want to invest in community owned Lewes FC?….

date: July 21, 2014

lewesfc1 Lewes Football Club was founded in 1885, and just four years ago it became a wholly community-owned entity. The club currently has around 900 owners, some of whom are football fans, many of whom are not, and most are local to Lewes. What attracted all of them, maybe including you, to become an owner was the idea of being part of a club that fully supports its local community, both economically and socially – a footb...

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