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Newport County Supporters Trust community share offer launched

date: August 28, 2015

Newport County trust logo Last night Newport County Supporters Trust launched a community share offer to raise £225k which would see them taking a majority share in the football club.

SD Europe and network to meet in Hamburg, September 5-6

date: August 28, 2015

logo_SDE Supporters' groups, national organisations and member-run clubs from sixteen countries will gather in Hamburg over the weekend of 5-6 September, for the inaugural Supporters Direct (SD) Europe network meeting, hosted by HFC Falke e.V. The following groups, organisations and clubs will be represented at the event: Conseil National des Supporters de Football - CNSF, Federación de Accionistas y Socios del Fútbol Españo...

New overseas deal announced

date: August 27, 2015

money-in-tv Just in case you missed it here is the breakdown of the Premier League TV deals with the latest cycle of packages coming from overseas: - A record £5.136bn was spent by Sky and BT Sport for TV rights for live Premier League matches 2016/17 season to 2018/19 This was announced on 10th February 2015. - Sky spent £4.17bn. - BT Sport spent £960m. - Sky have paid £10.8m per game to broadcast 126 live games each...

In Zabrze (Poland), Socios Górnik fight for a better governed club

date: August 27, 2015

10885511_784601161607153_8060993430898915250_n[1] Supporters of the Polish top flight club Górnik Zabrze have set up a supporters' trust with the aim of democratising the club, and ensuring supporters are included in its decision-making process. The idea is to achieve these through participating in the share capital of the club. Set up in late 2014, Socios Górnik have already broken the 1,000 member mark as fans from all over the world join the initiative for a bett...

‘Past, present and future of the SAD model’ conference to take place in Gijón

date: August 25, 2015

Jornadas-TFND Tu Fe Nunca Decaiga, the democratic association representing supporters of Real Sporting de Gijón SAD, are to host a three-day conference examining the past, present and future of the so-called 'SAD model' in Spanish football, taking place between September 2-4. 1992 was a pivotal year for Spanish football. Prior to that all clubs were structured as members’ associations, which meant that the clubs belonged to their...

Trusts unite to call for Olympic Stadium public inquiry

date: August 25, 2015

SD_logo_red032M_CMYK Fourteen supporters' trusts have united to call for a full public inquiry into West Ham's deal to move to the Olympic Stadium.

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