Thank you for your email regarding the petition and open letter to the owners, and for confirming what football fan power can achieve. Now is the time to go one giant step further. The fans successful resistance to the proposed Super League needs to be built on.
There’s talk of the Government bringing forward legislation with regard to the governance of football, which provides the opportunity for fans to have more say in the day to day running of football clubs. Currently there’s support for the German league model which I understand gives fans 50%+1 say in the governance of the clubs that they support. I understand that fans of other English league clubs support this model of supporter involvement and are making their views heard.
Given that, I as a member of the Blues Trust consider that the Trust, along with other interested parties, should pursue this model of fans involvement in the management of football clubs through a petition and/or any other means.
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See also the BT Sport’s video below on “Should The English Football League adopt the Bundesliga’s 50+1 Rule?”