Supporters Direct media briefing - 19/12/14 12/20/2014
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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‘Government Expert Group’ wants to hear from you
Supporters Direct has been working behind the scenes with the DCMS and English football authorities to bring about the long awaited Expert Working Group (EWG); one of the key recommendations from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) 2011 Select Committee Football Governance Inquiry.
Michael Garcia: FIFA investigator resigns in World Cup report row
FIFA's independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia has quit in protest over the handling of his report into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.
The American lawyer cited a "lack of leadership" at the top of football's world governing body.