Prostate Cancer UK Shirt 2 Work Day – Friday 7 August 2015

Posted on 5 Aug 2015

prostate logoOne 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 and text donations can also be accepted by texting YCFC87 with a space and the donation (eg YCFC87 £1) to 70070.

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Supporter liaison

Posted on 3 Aug 2015

SLOBCFCimageBirmingham City lost an important member of its staff when Sarah Gould left. She was both Customer Services Manger and Supporter Liaison Officer (SLO), two crucial roles.

The SLO role is relatively new in British football.

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Blues Trust: Mission Statement

Posted on 24 Jul 2015

logo100x100The 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

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Millionaire Owner donates shares to Trust

Posted on 23 Jul 2015

newportcountytrustNo, unfortunately, Carson Yeung has not been overcome by a fit of generosity towards the Blues Trust.

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?

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Supporters Summit this weekend

Posted on 15 Jul 2015

Blues Trust - Logo (website)The existence of Supporters Trusts is something that most football fans are probably aware of. However many may only have a vague idea of their purpose.

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

This weekend, the Annual Meeting of Supporters Direct and the Football Supporters Federation takes place in Manchester on 17th-19th of July.

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