Supporters Direct media briefing (23 Apr) inc all the latest news on Pompey

24th April, 2013

  SD and new FA   Chairman welcome Pompey into supporter ownership   

On   Saturday, just days after the legal action that freed up Portsmouth to be   converted into the biggest community club in Britain, SD Chair and Brentford   fan Brian Burgess welcomed the Trust and putative Chairman Iain McInnes, at   the match between his club and Portsmouth.

  A la Nantaise launch   toolkit and ‘Yes, we canaris!’

A la Nantaise,   l’Association des Amoreux du FC Nantes, have this week launched a landmark   publication for French supporters, as well as announcing France’s first   campaign by a democratic, organised supporters’ group to raise finance with a   view to achieving an ownership stake in their club.

Sports Finance

Portsmouth   chairman Iain McInnes hails new era for club
BBC Sport 

French clubs not exempt from François Hollande’s ‘super-tax’
The Guardian

Premier   League clubs ratify new financial regulations
The Guardian    

News from Europe

Portuguese   supporters launch landmark toolkit
Supporters   Direct 

Fondazione Taras celebrate first anniversary
Supporters   Direct     

Swedish   government report endorses Supporter Liaison Officer project
Supporters   Direct 

European   Football stakeholders adopt joint position on match fixing 
Supporters Direct  

The   Challenge for Europe in the Governance of Sport 
Supporters Direct  

Fussball   Kultur Kollektiv: Babelsburg-FC United 
Supporters Direct          

Trust News

Brian   Lomax – a supporter pioneer ahead of his time
Sporting Intelligence       

Doncaster   Rovers lead the way on fan engagement

Congratulations   Chester FC! 
Supporters Direct 

Trust   Board member ‘walked the 92’   
Supporters Direct  

Fighting   dementia with AFC Telford United   

Supporters Direct 

Notice   of Election to the Board of Directors
Supporters   Direct

Supporters   Direct Scotland statement on league reconstruction
Scottish Fans

Supporters   Summit 2013: Early Bird Window now open 
Supporters Direct 

Sports Governance

Level   Playing Field Board of Trustees, Nominations 2013/14
Supporters   Direct 

Fans   launch petition calling for cap on away ticket prices
Supporters   Direct 

Ken   Bates faces calls for FA disrepute charge after Ofcom report     
The Guardian    

Dortmund   chief criticises role of Middle Eastern investors  

Comments and Blogs

The   fan takeover of Portsmouth should be welcomed by supporters of all clubs
Left   Foot Forward 

Has   tide turned for fan ownership?

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