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An Open Letter From LOFT

date: March 20, 2017

LOFT_logo Dear Fellow Football Fan Leyton Orient Football Club faces an uncertain future. Its current owner, Francesco Becchetti, has indicated he is willing to sell, but the asking price may put off potential buyers due to the level of debt he has built up to (we believe) other family companies during his ownership – some £10m+ is owed in total across the club and its holding company. Administration, or even liquidation, ...

SD Weekly Podcast Available Now

date: March 17, 2017

fcum-radio-homepage-scroler-graphic On Supporters Direct Weekly this week, Ben was joined by Tom Davies from the Leyton Orient Fans' Trust. We also hear from FC United and Unison on their community tournament from last weekend.

Deborah Dilworth Blog – Week 1

date: March 17, 2017

SD_logo_red032M_CMYK Arriving at the Supporters Direct headquarters in East London for my first morning was an exciting and proud moment, one which came after a lot of hard work to get here. I have several years’ experience working in sport and have recently completed a Masters in Football Industries at the University of Liverpool and I'm thrilled to now be working at Supporters Direct enabling me to utilize all of my prior experience. ...

Brakes minibus gets funding boost from Phillips 66

date: March 16, 2017

brakes trust logo Leamington Football Club, ‘The Brakes’, and the Brakes Trust Supporters’ Co-operative are all ‘fuelled up’ thanks to new funding from Phillips 66, the Leamington Brakes Community Grass Roots and Stadium Partner.

EFL Community Trust Regional Awards

date: March 10, 2017

efl-awards-16x9549-3598905_1600x900 The English Football League Checkatrade Community Club of The Year Regional Awards were held on Monday evening at the House of Commons.

Expert Working Group Progress Report

date: March 8, 2017

house_of_commons_logo_large The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has released a progress report from the Football Expert Working Group


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