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News Round-Up from SD – 28/10/11

News from the football world, as selected by Supporters Direct.


Supporters Direct Scotland secures immediate future [1]
Supporters Direct

Update on issues surrounding the Joint Action Group and legislation [2]
Supporters Direct

RBS CommunityForce Fund [3]
The Killie Trust 

Can Rangers go to war with BBC but still takes its broadcasting cash? [4]
Ewan Murray


Government sets February deadline for overhaul of English football [5]
The Guardian

Second time lucky: a new home for FC United of Manchester, this time? [6]

James Brent’s Plymouth Argyle takeover approved [7]
BBC News

Hillsborough Papers should be released – MPs [8]
BBC News

Chelsea defeated in bid to buy back freehold of Stamford Bridge [9]
The Guardian

Members’ Briefing 28 [10]
Wrexham Supporters’ Trust

Liverpool threaten breakaway from Premier League’s TV rights deal [11]
The Guardian

Your Town Your Team [12]
Stockport County Supporters’ Co-operative

Premier League games can be shown on foreign decoders [13]
BBC News

Tranmere Rovers Supporters’ Trust reaches £100,000 milestone

Liverpool Daily Post

Who owns Leeds United? An Inside Out special [14]
BBC iPlayer

Runcorn Linetts becomes a Charter Standard club [15]
Runcorn Linetts

Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct welcomes Governent response to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee report [16]
Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct welcomes Wrexham FC Supporters’ Trust takeover

Supporters Direct

KTP Associate/Research Analyst vacancy [17]
Supporters Direct

Comments & Blogs

D-Day for English football: time to unveil your blueprint for change [18]
Owen Gibson

The BBC is wrong to consider slashing its local sports coverage [19]

Arsenal’s finances – 21 questions [20]
The Swiss Ramble

Manchester City’s campus plans highlight gap between rich and poor [21]
David Conn

The EU’s Premier League rights ruling explained

Owen Gibson

Podcast: Andy Green (Andersred blog) [22]
Beyond the Pitch

Community is essential for success [23]


Supporters Direct project selected for EC grant [24]
Supporters Direct

Fano fans set up Cuore Granata [25]
Supporters Direct

UEFA holds first Supporter Liaison Officer workshop in Berlin [26]
Supporters Direct

Play The Game 2011 – on demand streaming [27]
Play The Game

Valencia – on the road to recovery? [28]
The Swiss Ramble

CAFE Conference calls for inclusive stadia [29]

The New Brøndby [30]

Brazil’s Sports Minister, Orlando Silva, quits after corruption claims [31]
The Guardian

Rugby League

New-look Championships [32]

New club to be known as North Wales Crusaders [33]
Crusaders RFL

Barrow Raiders relegated after breaking player pay rules [34]
The Guardian