Here’s the latest news round-up from Supporters Direct.
Welcome to the Supporters Direct weekly media briefing, rounding up the latest news from the network, SD, sports governance and finance, and beyond.
To find out more about the featured stories and Supporters Direct, please contact us.
Supporters Direct Statement regarding Football League restructure proposals
We have begun a consultation process with our members regarding these proposals.
Please take a few minutes to complete our short survey HERE.
Supporters Summit & SD Members Day
Tickets available now!
This years Supporters Summit will be held on 16th July with our SD Members Day and AGM held on the 17th July at Wembley Stadium.
Book your tickets HERE.
Football League wants new five-league 100-club system
FIFA appoints a woman, Fatma Samoura as Secretary General
New York Times
News from the network
Bradford City fans praised as “phenomenal” as Burns Research Unit appeal smashes through target
Telegraph and Argus
Premier League reveal new sleeve badge design for 2016/17 season
Football fans becoming more accepting of homosexuality
Jimmy McFarlane praises everybody associated with Hornchurch after club confirm they are free of debt
RFL hopeful for magic attendance
Love Rugby League
RFL confirms Four Nations to be staged at Anfield for first time
Dundee United trouble continues
Fan-owned Crusaders crowned champions at Seaview after beating Coleraine
Richard Scudamore to fight ‘European Super League’ plan
Chester FC and fellow National League clubs to discuss planned Football League shake up
Leeds United: Football League set to lift Cellino ban
Yorkshire Evening Post
Coventry City enter talks to relocate from the Ricoh Arena
Football League World
Football League plan – More questions than answers
Prime Minister launches new charter for Sports Governance
Salford Owner seeking vote of no confidence in RFL
Rugby League player given four year ban by UK Anti Doping for steroid violation
Ban on Russian athletes set to stay for Rio
Rugby Players Association backs Beaumont’s plans for Six Nations move
Inside The Games
Muirfield loses chance to host Open as it keeps ban on women
News from SD
Nominations are now being sought in the annual election to the Board of Directors’ of Supporters Direct
SD looking for Company Secretary
Wrexham AFC do ‘Live Stream’ broadcast to supporters from the boardroom
James Gordon joins SD Rugby League Council
Grays Athletic Update
Comments & Blogs
Sign up to Men’s Heath Week 2016
Mens Health Forum
Talking points: The Football League Proposals
Against League 3
Businesses and government must play the part of an activist investor to clean up corruption in sport
Mental Health Awareness Week – Rugby helped me fight homophobia
FA Cup must remain football’s hollow crown to maintain its magic