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News Round-Up from SD – 27/04/12

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


Supporters Direct gets green light from its member trusts in Scotland [1]
Supporters Direct

Ticketus withdraws from Blue Knights takeover bid [2]

The stark truth faced by SPL crisis club Rangers [3]
Matt Slater


Chris Sliski [4]
Supporters Direct

Financial Fair Play in the Football League [5]
The Football League

Barnsley Director: FFP will bring sensible owners to the game [6]
BBC News

No place on Leeds board for fans – Peter Lorimer [7]
BBC News

Pre-share offer off to a great start [8]
Pompey Supporters’ Trust

AFC Rushden & Diamonds lift first silverware [9]
Supporters Direct

Chester FC crowned champions [10]
Chester FC

MUST response to reports of revived Singapore flotation of MUFC [11]
Supporters Direct

Statement on Craven Cottage [12]
Fulham Supporters’ Trust

B2BW Charity Bike Ride [13]

Trust Address to James Brent [14]
Argyle Trust

Northwich Victoria: time to step away from this sinking ship [15]

FC United to play Chorley FC in play-off semi-final [16]
FC United of Manchester

FC United Community Shares Scheme to stay open [17]
FC United of Manchester

Poppies Trust press release [18]
Supporters Direct

Fans welcome the supporters’ trust [19]
Northants Evening Telegraph

Supporters Direct

SD Chief Executive: Job Advert [20]
Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct/Football Supporters’ Federation Fans’ Weekend [21]
Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct welcomes Football League vote on Financial Fair Play [22]
Supporters Direct

Press Association Images and Supporters Direct agree partnership deal [23]
Supporters Direct

Secretary’s Development Training – May 20th, London [24]
Supporters Direct

East Midlands Regional Meeting – May 24th [25]
Supporters Direct

Comments & Blogs

Football and Politics: a unique relationship [26]
Steve Rotheram MP

Coventry City dice with death as relegation sets out a bleak future [27]
David Conn

Champions League Revenue – the Final Countdown [28]
The Swiss Ramble

Northwich Victoria: the 1874 protests come to Gigg Lane [29]


Supporters Direct meets with UEFA [30]
Supporters Direct

SD hosts first steering committee meeting for EC-funded project [31]
Supporters Direct

Supporters must become A-League directors, too [32]
The Roar

We are back: first ever official match [33]

Besiktas could face ban for misleading UEFA [34]
Today’s Zaman

Rugby League

SD Rugby League members meeting – May 23r, Manchester [35]
Supporters Direct

Hilary Benn MP joins the Hawks as club patron [36]
Hunslet Hawks

Bradford may hog the headlines but Super League is getting it together [37]
David Conn

Rugby Union

Newport RFC – Hall of Fame review [38]
South Wales Argus