Supporters Direct media briefing - 7/6/13 6/10/2013
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.
50+1 rule to remain in Swedish football!
Following a decisive vote at the country's Sports Confederation, Swedish football clubs will continue to be owned and controlled by their members. The grassroots campaign that preceded Saturday’s vote involved many participants from different sports, including the Svenska Fotbollssupporterunionen (SFSU), the national umbrella organisation representing democratic supporters’ groups from across the country.
Italian supporters launch Supporters in Campo Supporters in Campo, a network that will represent the views of a growing network of Italian supporters’ organisations, has officially launched this week. Comprised of groups representing supporters of clubs from throughout the Italian football pyramid, Supporters in Campo is based on the key principles of democracy, inclusivity, and the importance of increasing supporter involvement in the day-to-day lives of their clubs.