NEWS

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Spurs Trust statement on new stadium update

date: September 11, 2014

1407183757 The Board of the Tottenham Hotspur Supporters' Trust is understandably concerned to hear the latest announcement from the Club regarding delays to the building of a new stadium. While we cannot, for obvious reasons, comment on the details of the legal process around the High Court appeal, we find it surprising that negotiations between the Club and one business have continued for seven years without resolution. And ...

Make your voice heard at Rugby League Fan’s event

date: September 10, 2014

RL_Fans The Voice of the Fans event, hosted by Supporters Direct, provides a platform for Rugby League fans to debate the key issues and challenges facing the modern game. The event, held at University of Huddersfield (Heritage Quay) on the 25th October 2014, will invite fans to unite and develop a path for the future of Rugby League. Super League General Manager Blake Solly will open the event with a keynote speech about f...

Colour of our Scarves Project sets off to visit every Scottish League Ground

date: September 9, 2014

Scottish Fans Logo1 World renowned football photographer Stuart Roy Clarke captures the shared passion, excitement, lows and highs experienced by the fans of Scottish Football as part of Supporters Direct Scotland’s Anti Sectarian programme. Over the course of the 2014/15 season, The Colour of our Scarves project - powered by Vauxhall and delivered by Supporters Direct Scotland will be visiting every Scottish league ground acros...

SD Europe launch official SLO Twitter account

date: September 9, 2014

SLO To further expand the reach of the UEFA Supporter Liaison Officer project, to acquaint more supporters with the project, and to share knowledge and good practices around Europe with national associations, clubs, supporters, SLOs and other interested stakeholders, Supporters Direct Europe will be managing the social media related to the SLO. You can now follow SLO news on Twitter (the official account of the SD Europe S...

European Football Unites at Respect Diversity Conference

date: September 8, 2014

No-to-Racism On Wednesday and Thursday of this week, the fourth UEFA pan-European 'Respect Diversity' conference will take place in Rome, to raise awareness of how to deal with all aspects of intolerance in the game. The conference organised by UEFA, with the support of the Fare network and FIFPro, the world player’s union, and hosted by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), will bring together key stakeholders, with delegate...

Beitar Nordia (re)born in Jerusalem

date: September 5, 2014

1962600_765405140136308_38248079_n The stands of Israeli club Beitar Jerusalem have, for some time, been dominated by an extreme far-right, violent and racist minority of 'supporters'. Discriminatory, racist and abusive behavior and chanting is common at Beitar Jerusalem's matches, and this group manages to also influence the club, up to and including its owner. This situation has been the reason Beitar Jerusalem stands are emptier every year, as the ma...

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