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News Round-up from Supporters Direct – 22/11/10

Supporters Direct [1] will be issuing a weekly news round-up for the next 4 weeks as a trial. This will include news stories, opinion articles and blog posts discussing some of the issues which have made headlines in the last seven days which they think should interest members of supporters trusts. Check out the articles below, and let us know your feedback which I’ll pass on to Supporters Direct at the end of the trial.


Administrator praises Dundee fans [2]
The Press and Journal

Dundee FC’s Harry MacLean speaks to A Different League [3]
A Different League


Conference clubs show improved financial stability [4]
FC Business

Bedlington Terriers FC receive investment from US billionaire [5]
The Guardian

Healthcare land offer to help North Yorkshire club [6]
FC Business

Mansfield Town, Keith Haslam and that controversial dividend [7]
The Guardian

Supporters Direct

Foxes Trust Register Complaint to Football League [8]
Supporters Direct

A New Dawn For Italian Football Supporters? [9]
Pitch Invasion

Venezia United look towards fan ownership model [10]
When Saturday Comes

Comments & Blogs

Sheffield Wednesday – An Inside Job! [11]
Lee Strafford

Chester’s new club pulls in the crowds [12]
When Saturday Comes

Clinging to a glorious past [13]
The Seventy Two

Groundhog Day for the Trotters [14]
Football Management


In which I watch volleyball & think about fandom [15]
Spangly Princess

Why Ajax are no longer Dutch Masters [16]
The Swiss Ramble

Rugby League

Blackpool Panthers omitted from 2011 Championship One [17]
BBC News

In-administration Crusaders face wages uncertainty [18]
BBC News

RFL fight government cuts [19]
Last Tackle