Supporters Direct Media Briefing (Oct 28th)

31st October, 2011

Supporters Direct (of which the Trust is a member) issues media briefings on a fortnightly basis, gathering news of Trusts throughout the country, and wider football issues. You can read any of these articles by clicking on the links.

England/Wales

Government sets February deadline for overhaul of English football
The Guardian

Second time lucky: a new home for FC United of Manchester, this time?
Twohundredpercent

James Brent’s Plymouth Argyle takeover approved
BBC News

Hillsborough Papers should be released – MPs
BBC News

Chelsea defeated in bid to buy back freehold of Stamford Bridge
The Guardian

Members’ Briefing 28
Wrexham Supporters’ Trust

Liverpool threaten breakaway from Premier League’s TV rights deal 
The Guardian 

Your Town Your Team
Stockport County Supporters’ Co-operative

Premier League games can be shown on foreign decoders
BBC News

Tranmere Rovers Supporters’ Trust reaches £100,000 milestone
 
Liverpool Daily Post

Who owns Leeds United? An Inside Out special
BBC Iplayer

Runcorn Linetts becomes a Charter Standard club
Runcorn Linetts

Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct welcomes Governent response to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee report
Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct welcomes Wrexham FC Supporters’ Trust takeover
Supporters Direct 

KTP Associate/Research Analyst vacancy
Supporters Direct

Comments & Blogs

D-Day for English football: time to unveil your blueprint for change 
Owen Gibson

The BBC is wrong to consider slashing its local sports coverage
Twohundredpercent

Arsenal’s finances – 21 questions
The Swiss Ramble

Manchester City’s campus plans highlight gap between rich and poor
David Conn

The EU’s Premier League rights ruling explained
 
Owen Gibson

Podcast: Andy Green (Andersred blog)
Beyond the Pitch

Community is essential for success
Soccerissue

Scotland

Supporters Direct Scotland secures immediate future
Supporters Direct

Update on issues surrounding the Joint Action Group and legislation
Supporters Direct

RBS CommunityForce Fund
The Killie Trust 

Can Rangers go to war with BBC but still takes its broadcasting cash?
Ewan Murray

Europe/World

Supporters Direct project selected for EC grant 
Supporters Direct

Fano fans set up Cuore Granata
Supporters Direct

UEFA holds first Supporter Liaison Officer workshop in Berlin 
Supporters Direct

Play The Game 2011 – on demand streaming
Play The Game

Valencia – on the road to recovery?
 
The Swiss Ramble

CAFE Conference calls for inclusive stadia
UEFA

The New Brøndby
Sporten.DK

Brazil’s Sports Minister, Orlando Silva, quits after corruption claims
The Guardian

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