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Supporters Direct media briefing - 13/9/12

Below is the latest Supporters Direct Media Briefing, which covers a selection of stories that have made the headlines over the past few weeks.

England and Wales

New Hillsborough inquest likely after damning report
The Guardian

PST submits bid to buy Portsmouth FC
Pompey Trust

Wrexham players become part owners!
Supporters Direct

SUFC and Iron Trust to work together
Iron Trust

Dons reveal vision for Wimbledon return
AFC Wimbledon

Manchester United and Manchester City split by proposals on Premier League financial controls
Daily Telegraph

Chester FC win Cable & Wireless Worldwide Foundation grant
Supporters Direct

Blues to ‘turn back the clock’
Chester FC

Match of the Week: Lewes 1-2 Enfield Town

Manchester United ‘worth $2.2bn less than Glazers think’
Daily Telegraph

Supporters Direct

Newly re-designed Supporters Direct website – click here!

Hillsborough Independent Panel – SD Statement
Supporters Direct

Non League Show returns
Supporters Direct

Nine out of ten fans think football prices are too high
Supporters Direct

Comments and Blogs

Hillsborough disaster: the truth
David Conn

Post-Hillsborough disaster editorial
When Saturday Comes

Same as the old boss: another investor sets its eyes on Portsmouth

Grounds for optimism as fans club together to save Pompey
Martin Hardy

David Conn: Follow The Money
London Review of Books

Philosophy is the next best thing to trophies…

Reading, tax havens, secrecy and the sale of homely football clubs
David Conn

Football Mad: Are We Paying More For Less?
High Pay Centre


Top Flight for fan owned Dundee FC
Supporters Direct

Football’s Financial Integrity

The wave of democratic protest that changed Scottish football will change Scottish society
Gerry Hassan

Hearts rapped by ASA over cheap ticket adverts


Prize money for 23 clubs withheld

UEFA’s FFP Regulations: Play To Win
The Swiss Ramble

Brøndby Supporters’ Trust agree historic step
Jyllands-Posten (Google Translated link)

HSV Supporters’ Club receive Sport-Bild award
Supporters Direct

Dortmund continue financial success story by breaking revenue landmark

FASFE calls on LFP to end late kick-off times
Supporters Direct

Football Supporters Europe Media Guide
Football Supporters Europe

Beitar Jerusalem Supporters’ Trust secure landmark directors’ agreement
Supporters Direct

Atlético Madrid: It’s a mad world
The Swiss Ramble

New Floriana patron failed English fit and proper persons’ test
Malta Today

Turkish football club builds hydro-power station

Rugby League

SD Rugby League Networking meeting
Supporters Direct

Bulls wait on Super League status
Press Association

Give it a try this half term!
Rochdale Hornets

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