Is £37 too much to pay to watch a football game? That’s what Leeds are charging Birmingham City supporters for tickets to the game on Saturday, £5 more than they charge their own fans for a standard ticket. The72 website published a comparison of the cost of being a...Read More
Blues Trust is pleased to announce its plans to hold this year’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM and Election of Board Members will be at 11.am on the morning of November 21st, before the Charlton game, at a venue to be announced later. A message giving advance...Read More
One of the aims of Blues Trust is to help develop a constructive relationship between our club and its supporters. We would like to have open two-way communication between the fans and those who own and manage the club. This is a lot easier to say than to do. There are so many...Read More
The meeting was chaired and led by Mr Roger Lloyd, Company Secretary of Birmingham City Football Club plc who was the only Club representative present. There were between 25 and 30 shareholders present. Mr Lloyd advised that 3147 shareholders had been invited to the meeting....Read More
Blues Collective has asked Blues Trust to dissociate itself from comments made by one of its members on on-line forums. I have looked at the thread ‘Blues Collective vs Blues Trust’ on the Small Heath Alliance Forum and can confirm that the views expressed there are the...Read More
One of our readers, Daniel Pentland, is a charity sports writer for Prostate Cancer UK and has been tasked with organising a ‘Shirt 2 Work’ day to help raise awareness of Prostate Cancer and raise funds for the charity.
On Friday 7 August 2015 with the new Football season upon us, Prostate Cancer UK would like football fans across the country to attend work in their favourite football club colours and make a small donation to Prostate Cancer UK.
Below is a poster containing donation details and he has asked us to help raise awareness of this event. All donations can be made direct to Prostate Cancer UK through his “just giving page” at https://www.justgiving.com/Daniel-Pentland/ and text donations can also be accepted by texting YCFC87 with a space and the donation (eg YCFC87 £1) to 70070.Read More
The SLO role is relatively new in British football.Read More
The Trust has updated its Mission Statement following feedback from members. You can read the new Mission Statement here.
Members we spoke to were generally supportive of the high level objectives set out in the new Mission Statement…but they also wanted to know how we plan to achieve these aims. The Trust intends to add further pages to the web-site setting this out in more detail.
If you have any comments on the Mission Statement or what you think the Trust should be doing, please contact us at email@example.comRead More
It was announced yesterday that Les Scadding, a Eurolottery winner who has invested £1.25 million into Newport County, has agreed to transfer his shares to the Newport County Supporters Trust (NCST). After a transition period the Supporters Trust will take over the running of the club and Newport County will become entirely owned by fans/supporters. The NCST believe that this is the best way to secure the long-term future of the club.
What message can Blues fans take from this?Read More
A Trust often only becomes visible to fans when their club is in crisis. A recent example of this is at Blackpool. The on-going saga of dissatisfaction with the owners has now culminated in the Blackpool trust bidding to buy the club http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/33441312
This weekend, the Annual Meeting of Supporters Direct and the Football Supporters Federation takes place in Manchester on 17th-19th of July.Read More