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Supporters Direct media briefing - 7/6/13

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.
  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. 

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  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.  

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Sports Finance

Latest Deloitte report raises questions for the future
Supporters Direct   

News from Europe

Match fixing raises its head once again in Spain 
Supporters Direct 

MSV Duisburg denied 2. Bundesliga licence   

Bundesliga Fanatic      

Supporters Direct Europe at MINEPS V conference       
Supporters Direct 

Friends of the Rebel Army Society and SD Europe on RTE2 (audio) 

Trust News

Shots Trust launch pre-share offer
Supporters Direct

Nuneaton Town Supporters' Co-operative secures ACV protection for Liberty Way
Supporters Direct       

Rovers Trust analysis shows 'bleak times' ahead
Supporters Direct 

Exeter City FC celebrate diversity with international tournament  
Supporters Direct   

Coops collide in Rugby League derby at Spotland  
Rochdale Hornets  

Buy the Pars campaign receives community wide support     
Supporters Direct   

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FA Chair to welcome delegates to Supporters Summit 
Supporters Direct

Supporters Summit 2013: book your place now!

Supporters Direct 

Upcoming events 
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Sports Governance

Robertson to football authorities: reform or we will legislate   
Supporters Direct    

Co-operative party recruiting for a range of positions  
Supporters Direct    

Comments and Blogs

Just how much 'community value' is in a football stadium?  
New Statesman     

Istanbul United's message to humanity 
Soccer Issue     

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