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On Supporters Direct Weekly this week, Ben was joined by Robert Angus from the Supporters Trust at Swindon Town. We also hear from the Vice Chairman at Leamington's Brakes Trust, Peter Davis and have updates from the Supporter's Trusts at Leyton Orient and Morcambe.
Nominations are now being sought in the annual election to the Board of Directors’ of Supporters Direct. In this annual election there are a total of 6 available seats.
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, ...
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.
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. ...
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.