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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...

England International to attend Supporters Summit with BT Sport

date: July 21, 2014

bt_sport_supporters_club It is with great pleasure that we can announce that Arsenal Ladies and England International Alex Scott will be joining us at the Supporters Summit in association with BT Sport at Wembley Stadium on the 26th July 2014. The Supporters Club, BT Sport’s initiative which aims to build a better world through sport, will screen an inspiring film about the very different – but in its own way as significant - football tour...

Conseil National des Supporters de Football meet with stakeholders in Paris

date: July 18, 2014

10253806_510326589077346_6246249937623650867_n[1] This week saw the Conseil National des Supporters de Football (CNSF) meet with key stakeholders of French football in Paris. The umbrella organisation for the growing number of democratic supporters’ groups in the country, who are working in partnership with Supporters Direct Europe, issued the following press release. Football Authorities agree to an open dialogue At the launch of the CNSF on April 17 at the Pala...

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