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News Round-up from Supporters Direct – 17/12/10

This week’s news round-up…

Scotland

SFA bears the brunt of Henry McLeish’s scathing report [1]
The Scotsman

Scottish clubs given cash handout from SFA [2]
BBC News

England

Nic Coward returns to football with key role at Premier League [3]
The Guardian

Peter Ridsdale leaves debt-ridden Plymouth Argyle [4]
BBC News

Pulling together to save Kidderminster Harriers [5]
Two Hundred Percent

Rest in peace, Dale Roberts [6]
The Seventy Two

Welling United Fans Save Club [7]
FC Business

Hull City AFC to unveil new owners [8]
FC Business

Supporters Direct

Mehdi Mirzae still in detention: the campaign goes on [9]
Supporters Direct

Comments & Blogs

The FA’s new chairman has to trump Lord Triesman when government calls [10]
David Conn

Newcastle United’s Finances in Black and White [11]
The Swiss Ramble

Section 14 (B) [12]
In Bed With Maradona

Cause For Concern At Blackburn? [13]
Two Hundred Percent

Europe

Barcelona sign record £25m a year shirt sponsorship deal with Qatar charity [14]
The Guardian

Top European clubs consider forming breakaway super league [15]
The Guardian

Vitesse placed under extra supervision [16]
Dutch News

Rugby League

Wakefield may be forced into ground share with Barnsley [17]
The Guardian