This weekend, Supporters in Campo will welcome their fellow Clubs and Supporters for Better Governance in Football project partners Svenskafotbollssupporterunionen (SFSU) to Verona, where the organisation will hold its General Assembly. The event will also serve as the first in a series of project exchange visits between partners.

Hosted by founder members Verona Col Cuore, the supporters’ trust at Hellas Verona, the main aim of the event is to allow Supporters in Campo’s members to come together and reflect on the past year…

“We must all commit to embracing the principle of an integrated multi-agency approach and take the steps necessary to demonstrate it in practice – not just for high-profile matches, but as a matter of routine.”

With these words UEFA Executive Committee member and UEFA Stadium and Security Committee vice-chairman František Laurinec greeted more than 300 participants at the 2016/17 UEFA-EU Stadium and Security Conference in Bucharest earlier this month.

Mr Laurinec added: “It is our responsibility to ensure that supporters can enjoy a…


Taking advantage of the second leg of the Europa League play-off between KF Shkëndija and KAA Gent in Skopje, the Football Federation of Macedonia (FFM) organised a bilateral meeting with Gent SLO Dirk Vos, who represents Belgium in the European SLO network. The meeting was also attended by Alexandar Misevski representative of Ultras FC Pelister.

In spite of the differences between the two countries, the SLO principles remain the same and meetings such as these offer those attending a perfect opportunity to…

The recent UEFA Europa League qualifying match between HJK and IFK Gothenburg in Helsinki presented a great opportunity for a bilateral exchange of experiences on the role of the SLO.

Two days of discussions began on matchday -1 when Ville Nylund, event manager and SLO coordinator of the Football Association of Finland (FAF), met with the Christian Olsson, a member of IFK’s SLO team, to talk about the SLO work in Gothenburg and Sweden as a whole with a view to…

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Club and Supporters for Better Governance in Football

Welcome to the Clubs and Supporters for Better Governance in Football project. This is a two-year collaborative partnership, coordinated by SD Europe, and co-financed by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and UEFA.

This project will help promote EU principles on good governance in sport. It will do this through a training, education and exchange programme involving member-run football clubs and national supporters’ organisations, from seven EU states.

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Project Resources

The Heart of the Game position paper

Our position paper is available in several languages.

Improving Football Governance project

Between March 2012 and June 2013 SD Europe, along with eight supporters’ organisations, took part in a project funded by the European Commission.

UEFA SLO Handbook 2011 Edition

Under Article 35 of the UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations, clubs across Europe are required to appoint a supporter liaison officer (SLO) to ensure proper and constructive discourse between them and their fans.

What is the Feasibility of a Supporters Direct Europe?

The report is the result of a study commissioned by UEFA to investigate the feasibility of extending the work undertaken by Supporters Direct within the UK across the remainder of UEFA’s members associations.

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