Blues Trust: 2014 Annual General Meeting

Posted on 15 Oct 2014

StAndrewsfloodlitBlues Trust 2014 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday November 8th, 2014, before the home game with Cardiff. Non-members are welcome to attend but only trust members can vote.

Four candidates have been nominated for election to the board: Steve McCarthy, Emma-Louise Hodgson, Peter Bull and Chris Walker.  Their Candidate statements can be viewed here.  Since there are fewer candidates than places available on the board, there has been no postal vote. The chair of our Election Management Group, Roger Ellis will put the candidates before the meeting for the approval of members.

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Football Governance: Time for an independent commission?

Posted on 8 Oct 2014

edwardlordimageEdward Lord OBE is a politician and a senior sports administrator.

At the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow, he called for the establishment of an independent commission, representative of the whole game, to comprehensively review football’s governance to make it more effective, inclusive, and no longer subject to conflicting vested interests.  He was moving an amendment to the party’s policy on football, focussing his fire particularly on the FA and the Premier League.

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FSF and SD meet with FA Chairman Greg Dyke’s England Commission

Posted on 4 Oct 2014

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A joint delegation from the two national football supporters’ organisations – the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) and Supporters Direct (SD) – met with representatives of the Football Association Chairman’s ‘England Commission’ last week to discuss the content and recommendations of its first report.

Below is a copy of a joint Press Statement released on 29th September 2014 by FSF and SD.

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