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Supporters Direct Europe present at UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play workshop

date: October 1, 2014

SD_logo_red_Europe_CMYK UEFA's recent Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play workshop in Dublin highlighted the positive impact of UEFA's measures to safeguard club football's financial stability. The annual event brings together all 54 UEFA member associations, and this year some 140 participants attended the two-and-a-half-day event which was opened by the CEO of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI), John Delaney. The welcome speech wa...

Pompey set for sustainable future after settling legacy debts

date: October 1, 2014

pfc Supporter-owned Portsmouth FC has announced that all its ‘legacy debts’ inherited when the club exited administration in 2013 – just 17 months ago – have now been paid off.

Two new SD training courses announced

date: September 29, 2014

SD_logo_red032M_CMYK Two training days' are planned for 2014. More information or book your place

Sky Blue Trust comments on Wasps ‘rumours’

date: September 25, 2014

coventry_city_sky_blue_trust The recent story in the Coventry Telegraph about Wasps rugby club taking a majority stake in ACL, the Ricoh Arena operating company, raises some major concerns among Coventry City supporters. The Sky Blue Trust has stated that it believes that for the good of the football club its long term future lies at the Ricoh Arena, either as tenants or owners, with access to all relevant income streams and, on the face of it, t...

Sevilla FC board denies minority shareholders access to company information

date: September 24, 2014

asociacionaccionistassevillafc In a recent statement, the Asociación de Pequeños Accionistas del Sevilla FC, members of Federación de Accionistas y Socios del Fútbol Español (FASFE), highlighted the failure of the Board of Directors of Sevilla FC to comply with their legal obligations to shareholders in the club. This group of minority shareholders of Sevilla FC has been waiting for fourteen months for a response to their request to access the ...

European football stakeholders further fight against match-fixing

date: September 22, 2014

SD_logo_red_Europe_CMYK Last week saw new developments in the continued efforts to combat match-fixing, with European footballing and political institutions announcing a pair of initiatives. Firstly, the Council of Europe opened a new Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions. The Convention, jointly prepared by the European Commission, EU Member States and other members of the Council of Europe, "aims to prevent, detect and figh...

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