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SAVE THE DATE: Voice of the Fans

date: September 1, 2014

SD_logo_RL Supporters Direct will host A Rugby League event, Voice of the Fans, at Heritage Quay (Huddersfield University) on Saturday 25th October, 2014.

Hapeol Rubi Shapira – by the fans, for the fans

date: September 1, 2014

Israfans The first open training of the season for the newly founded Hapoel Rubi Shapira was attended by more than 300 supporters, a crowd easily comparable to, and in cases larger than, those of some Israeli Premier League clubs. Hapoel Rubi Shapira is a community football club that was founded earlier this year by supporters of Hapoel Haifa who were unhappy with the way their club is run and disagreed with the lack of transpa...

News Briefing

date: August 28, 2014

Supporters Direct news England and Wales Who’s got the biggest league in Europe? https://theconversation.com/whos-got-the-biggest-league-in-europe-30603 The Glazers continue to thrive while Manchester United flounder www.theguardian.com/football/blog/2014/aug/20/glazers-thrive-manchester-united-flounder-ed-woodward Crystal Palace right to put finances over Tony Pulis http://www.wsc.co.uk/wsc-daily/1185-august-2014/11815-crystal-pala...

Supporter owned SKK Polonia Warszawa prepare for new season

date: August 27, 2014

Polonia As Wielka Polonia continues to work towards supporter ownership of the Polonia Warszawa football team, supporters of the Warsaw club have at the same time focused on other sports - including basketball. SKK Polonia Warszawa, a female basketball team preparing to kick off the new season in Poland's second tier, are now owned by their local community. The club is in the process of securing backing through sponsorship a...

We’re Back – A Victory for Fan Power and Common Sense

date: August 23, 2014

coventry_city_sky_blue_trust From the Sky Blue Trust: Today’s statement, that a deal has finally been done for Coventry City to return to their true home at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, is welcome news for all Sky Blues supporters. The situation of playing “home" matches 35 miles from Coventry, in front of minute crowds, was untenable, heart breaking and divisive. We congratulate both sides on their hard work in getting a deal done but most...

SD Cup/SD Shield 2014

date: August 19, 2014

SDcup2 paint For those who missed it, amongst the most hotly contest pre-season tournaments around were played this closed-season. The original SD Cup, and its baby brother, the SD Shield, were contested this year, with the Shield seeing newbies Hinckley AFC playing AFC Rushden and Diamonds, up for their second crack after defeat to 1874 Northwich FC last year. The Cup was played for on the 2nd August between Merthyr Town an...

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