News Round-Up from SD – 02/08/12

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


SD Scottish Conference 2012: August 19th
Supporters Direct

SD Vacancy: Project Officer, Supporters Direct Scotland
Supporters Direct

Clyde FC Statement: SFL Meeting
Supporters Direct

SFA Chief ‘clarifies’ Rangers fears
BBC Sport

Rangers owners change name
PA Sport


DCMS Select Committee Football Governance follow-up inquiry: Supporters Direct, the FSF & more
Parliament TV

DCMS Select Commitee Football Governance follow-up inquiry: Richard Scudamore
Parliament TV

Pompey Supporters’ Trust makes Balram Chainrai offer
BBC Sport

FC United signs agreements enshrining community use of proposed new ground and sports facility
Supporters Direct

Walking the 92
Supporters Direct

Manchester United employees stand to gain £204m in Glazers share plan
The Guardian

Glazers’ massive u-turn on MUFC IPO as they claw more than half of proceeds for themselves
Manchester United Supporters’ Trust

Members’ Briefing
Wrexham Supporters’ Trust 

Saffron Walden Town FC vote to become Community Benefit Society
Supporters Direct

Dion brings All Stars to play CUFC legends
Cambridge Fans United

Peterborough United: ‘We back Safe Standing’

Strong start for Iron Trust
Supporters Direct

Forest sold to Al-Hasawi family
BBC Sport

Supporters Direct

Fans’ Weekend: round up
Supporters Direct

Fans’ Weekend: feedback
Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct evidence to DCMS Select Committee for Football Governance follow-up inquiry
Supporters Direct

Brian Burgess appointed as Chair of Supporters Direct
Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct partners with Exeter City for game against FC United of Manchester
Supporters Direct

Supporters Direct to support Non-League Day
Supporters Direct 

Comments & Blogs

Co-operative football: fan ownership back on the agenda
The Guardian

Oligarchy, Football, Ethics
Supporters Direct

Why have the Glazers changed their strategy on the debt? A theory…

The Benefactor model isn’t dead yet, it just smells funny

Grounds for divorce
A United view on Football

It really isn’t what football fans want to hear?


Work Shadowing Opportunities for new SLOs
Supporters Direct

Fans secure ownership of Panathinaikos

FARE action weeks 2012
Football Against Racism in Europe

Supporter Liaison Officer
Spirit of Shankly

Sevilla President claims growing support for TV rights revolution

Málaga lurching from boom to bust
Yahoo! Sport

Vorsprung durch fans at Germany’s St. Pauli
Channel 4 News

SOS Ligue 2
Supporters Direct

Football fans to unite beyond rivalries in Turkey
Football Supporters Europe

Paris Saint Germain: dream into action
The Swiss Ramble

Eurofan 2012
Supporters Direct

CAS dismisses Besiktas appeal

Rugby League

Last-ditch plea by Bulls administrators for League cash to stave off liquidation
Bradford Telegraph and Argus

HIST Family Fun Day
Hunslet Hawks

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