Supporters Direct briefing (10th Feb)

13th February, 2012

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.


Cross party support at launch of Supporters Direct club licensing proposals
Supporters Direct

Westminster Hall debate held on Football Governance (includes video link)
Supporters Direct

Trust frustrated that CSI administrator continues to ignore fans
Pompey Trust 

Appeal to all fans and the wider Kettering community
Poppies Trust

100 days. 10,000 actions. Do something for your football club!
AFC Telford United

Siobhain McDonagh MP backs ‘historic opportunity for change in football’
Supporters Direct 

County Charity Cycle
Stockport County Supporters’ Co-operative 

The FA Cup Third Round: Wrexham 1-1 Brighton & Hove Albion (4-5 pens)

Chester FC help firefighters promote road safety message
Chester Chronicle 

Aston Villa set to introduce ‘safe standing area’ at Villa Park
Birmingham Mail 

Community Shares Scheme extension and ground update
FC United

HMRC aim to give elite football ‘a good kicking’ on tax after evasion tip-off
Sporting Intelligence

Supporters Direct

London and South East regional meeting – February 16th
Supporters Direct 

Rugby League development day – February 18th
Supporters Direct 

United Nations International Year of Cooperatives launched

Supporters Direct

Model Supporters
Look Left

Comments & Blogs

A place for supporters on the Saddlers board? 
Express & Star

More questions than answers – further thoughts on the potential Reading FC takeover

The Tilehurst End

Interview with Damian Collins MP (audio)
Beyond the Pitch 

Southampton: Saints Alive
The Swiss Ramble

2011: the year in insolvency events
Football Management

Why Wrexham can look forward as well as back
BBC Sport

A fragmented future? English football broadcast rights and the challenge of Google and Apple
Pitch Invasion


Co-operatives debate from Scottish Parliament – mentions SD Scotland (9/2)
The Scottish Parliament

Rangers considers stock market de-listing

St Mirren CIC’ing the habit
Peter Geoghegan 


Supporters Direct endorses UEFA’s Financial Fair Play regulations
Supporters Direct 

European Parliament vote supports the work of Supporters Direct Europe and its member groups
Supporters Direct  

GUST reject link-up with rivals
Galway City Tribune

Spanish cuts demand fairer TV cash split

Neuchatel Xamax thrown out of Swiss league

Juventus: black night, white light
The Swiss Ramble

Aamulehti: football club faces launder charges 

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