So, why is it that Supporters’ Trusts are the organisations who step in when things go wrong?
We would like to have board members who possess a wide variety of qualifications and expertise. But professional expertise is not essential. What is essential is that board members are voting members of Blues Trust, have a desire to help and time available to make a contribution.
Before last year’s AGM, some board members spent time discussing what we’d like to do and how we could be better organised. We decided that it would be good to have nine board members.
Football supporters everywhere were shocked and saddened when Bury FC were expelled from the EFL.
I kept checking the news on Bury and hoping until I saw the EFL statement. The statement expressed regret, it said, “the EFL Board has unanimously determined with enormous regret that Bury’s membership be withdrawn”. It didn’t apologise for its own part in the club’s downfall, for its rules that allowed an unsuitable owner to buy the club but didn’t have any way of getting rid of that owner.
Blues Trust is pleased to announce that it has today received confirmation that St. Andrew’s has been reauthorised by the Council as an Asset of Community Value