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This week we celebrate promotion with Rochdale Hornets as we speak with the Head Coach as well as the Chairman, plus we have a ground update from AFC Wimbledon, and a FA Cup round-up.
For the last few seasons, the Tottenham Hotspur Supporters’ Trust has successfully lobbied our club to charge lower prices at home cup games. As a result, adults have paid £20, with seniors being charged £10 and kids £5. It’s been very successful. Crowds have been maximised, the number of family groups attending has gone up, and the benefits of accessible pricing have been recognised.
Supporters Direct exists to promote good governance in sport and to enable the development of sustainable clubs based on supporter involvement and community ownership. We do this because we believe that the game can be better run and should be more responsive to the needs of its fans and local communities. We can only achieve this goal as long as SD is itself a financially sustainable organisation. As members of the SD...
On this week's show Ben speaks to the recipient of this season's Supporters Direct Community Champion Award, Dave Naylor, from Rugby League club Oldham. In addition Ben also speak with STAR, the Supporters Trust at Reading FC and catches up with the Big Bath City Bid (http://www.bigbathcitybid.org.uk)
This season Supporters Direct held a virtual tournament between our member supporter-owned clubs to decide who would be this year's winner of the coveted SD Rugby League Challenge Shield.
Supporters Direct are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2016 Community Champion Award as Dave Naylor from Oldham RLFC. With a substantial amount of nominations, the Supporters Direct Rugby League Council felt that the work Dave does perfectly captures the spirit of the award and that he is a worthy winner.