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On this week's show, Ben catches up with Nicola Hudson from Supporters Direct, for an update on SD's upcoming events and initiates within Football and Rugby League.
Supporters Direct’s Voice of the Fans conference will be held on the morning of Saturday 29th October at the RFL’s archive, Heritage Quay, at the University of Huddersfield. We are very pleased to announce this year’s Voice of the Fans keynote speaker as Brian Barwick, Chairman of the Rugby Football League and a board member of the Rugby League International Federation.
On this week's show, Ben speaks with James Cave from Against League 3, to hear his views on the latest proposals from the Football League and we hear from the Head of Supporters Direct Scotland, Andrew Jenkin, with an update from north of the border.
Supporters Direct (SD) has appointed Ashley Brown as its new Chief Executive. Ashley Brown (pictured) is the Chairman of the Pompey Supporters’ Trust and a Board Director of Portsmouth Football Club, the largest community owned club in the country. He is also a Trustee of Pompey in the Community and was a member of the Government Expert Working Group on Supporter Ownership and Engagement. Brown will join SD in mi...
After last year’s highly successful event, Supporters Direct will be holding their third annual Voice of the Fans Rugby League Conference this year on the morning of Saturday 29th October in Huddersfield.
On 2 July 2016, a new sport exhibition was unveiled at the Rochdale Pioneers Museum. Co-operation has always been essential in team sports. Working together for a common goal on the field, pitch or race track. The membership of UK co-operative societies rose from 4.1 million in 1919 to 8.5 million in 1939, creating communities that work together and provide education that expands to include sport and culture. Come on, Co-op! Is an exhibition about the co-operative movement and its impact within sport – from the history of co-operative sport sponsorship to fan-owned sports teams.