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Supporters Direct media briefing - 19/9/14

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.

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  SD Europe launch official SLO Twitter account

To further expand the reach of the UEFA Supporter Liaison Officer project, to acquaint more supporters with the project, and to share knowledge and good practices around Europe with national associations, clubs, supporters, SLOs and other interested stakeholders, Supporters Direct Europe will be managing the social media related to the SLO.

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  ACT As 1 sign cooperation pact with Royal Antwerp FC
ACT As 1, the umbrella organisation for the various supporters’ groups of Royal Antwerp FC, has recently announced the signature of an agreement with the club, that will see the group enter into the club’s formal decision-making structures. The resulting structured dialogue will be the first of its kind in Belgian football.

Under the terms of the agreement, consultative meetings will be held between RAFC and ACT As 1 every fortnight, and two supporter representatives will be incorporated onto the club’s General Assembly of Associates – a key governance organ of the club. ACT As 1 is also recognised by the club as an official representative supporters’ organisation, and RAFC’s commitment to working together with them is underlined.

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Sports Finance

Judge doubts Barca bookkeeping

Hacienda (the Spanish tax office): Football debt more than LFP claim
Football Espana

Galatasaray may be at risk for new FFP sanctions by UEFA
Simply futball

UEFA to redistribute FFP fines

QPR could be relegated to conference unless they pay £40m FFP fine
The Guardian

News from Europe

New radio show on supporter ownership in Spain
Wanderers futbol

‘Respect Diversity’ conference inspires change in European football

Trust News

Spurs Trust statement on new stadium update

Make your voice heard at Rugby League Fan’s event
Supporters Direct

"Allam out": Hull City fans increase pressure on club owner
When Saturday Comes

Everton announce stadium move
Football Economy

Supporters Direct 

Colour of our Scarves Project sets off to visit every Scottish League ground
Supporters Direct

Sports Governance

Fifa suspends member of financial watchdog over corruption allegations
The Guardian

UEFA EURO 2020 bid evaluation report published

FIFA investigator Garcia submits final ethics report into 2018 and 2022 bidders
Inside World Football

Comments and Blogs

Without fans, football is nothing
Ben Shave (Supporters Direct) - Wanderers futball

Osasu Obayiuwana: Nigeria's football Inferno, where chaos has propagated chaos
Osasu Obayiuwana - Inside World Football

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