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Supporters Direct media briefing - 24/5/13

Below is the latest edition of Supporters Direct's media briefing, rounding up the latest news from the Trust movement, sports governance and finance, and beyond.
  Heart of the Game handbook to be launched by Irish Minister for Sport and Tourism    

FORAS and Supporters Direct Europe recently announced that the Heart of the Game handbook will be launched by Minister of State for Sport and Tourism, Michael Ring TD at Dáil Éireann on Tuesday, June 18th at 3pm. The handbook is also the third and final stage of the Improving Football Governance through Supporter Involvement and Community Ownership project. 

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  Want your stadium listed as an ACV? 

We’ve all been collectively arguing for many years just how important a stadium is in its local community; the club’s the hub rings true in many localities, towns and regions of the country. Thanks to the Government’s Localism Act 2011 people living in England can request that a stadium, pub or other community amenity, even if privately owned, can be listed as an Asset of Community Value. 

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Sports Finance

Richard Scudamore takes big stick to Championship clubs over parachute money
The Guardian  

UEFA Club Financial Control Body Decisions

News from Europe

UEFA reiterates commitment to fighting match fixing 
Supporters Direct 

Hapoel Ramat-Gan win promotion   

Supporters Direct     

The Real Oviedo Story now available      
Supporters Direct 

Serie B launch 'Our People' survey 
Supporters Direct  

German football clubs set example on and off pitch  

Babelsberg match information  
FC United of Manchester

Supporter owned Eskabee 1935 win promotion  
Supporters Direct      

Trust News

OxVox secures Kassam Stadium as Asset of Community Value    

1874 Northwich FC placed in NWCL Division One  
1874 Northwich FC  

Football League selects Dons for Family Award  
AFC Wimbledon  

Sky Blue Trust members say no to ground move     
Supporters Direct   

Credit Union season ticket details    
Chester FC   

Members vote on admission  
AFC Rushden & Diamonds 

Supporters Direct 

Supporters Summit 2013: book your place now!  
Supporters Direct 

Upcoming events 
Supporters Direct 

Sports Governance

Government ready to hit football with bill to push through reforms   
The Guardian   

Latest Good Governance Expert Group report now available  
Supporters Direct    

Comments and Blogs

Jürgen Klopp rallies neutrals to support 'special' Borussia Dortmund 
The Guardian    

What's so wrong with English football anyway?  
Supporters Direct    

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