The growing number of community-owned football clubs in the Republic of Ireland is set to grow further next season following news that Wexford FC’s new supporters trust is to take ownership of the club.

Currently plying their trade in the First Division (second tier), Wexford FC joined the League of Ireland as Wexford Youths in 2007 and are famous in Ireland and beyond for their distinctive pink and black club colours.

Speaking at the launch of the Wexford supporters trust last week…

The Tel Aviv District Court has ruled that the Israeli Football Association must compel football clubs to publish financial statements.

On Monday, September 11th, the Tel Aviv District Court, under the authority of the Honorable Judge Einat Ravid, obliged the Israeli FA to comply with its ruling and require football clubs to operate in transparency. In effect, the decision means clubs will be required to publish their financial statements including full information, audit reports and more, on an annual basis.

The ruling…

Over 40 supporters of more than twenty clubs from the two top divisions gathered in Amsterdam on Sunday, September 3rd.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss current topics around Dutch football such as transportation and ticket prices for away fans as well as how the message of positive supporter initiatives can be spread.

In the Eredivisie, the Dutch top division, 80% of the matches have some restrictions in travelling for away fans. The regulations are very complex and…

In July Supporters in Campo, together with FASFE and SFSU, joined the Fútbol Popular meeting in Getafe.

Time for FASFE to pay the visit back has come as the Spanish national organisation for democratic supporters’ groups and member-run clubs will attend the Supporters in Campo Annual General Meeting in Prato the coming weekend (16 and 17 September).

FASFE representatives will have the opportunity to participate in a round table discussion with the Italian groups on challenges and best practices of structured supporter…

With a number of clubs in Scotland moving firmly towards community ownership in recent years, SD Scotland this week launched a new online survey to explore how the movement could be better supported financially.

One of the biggest barriers that often prevents supporters from taking outright control of – or a shareholding within – their football club is funding, and the survey is the initial step in exploring whether a social investment fund offering low-interest capital to supporters trusts could be…

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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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Upcoming events


23sep10:00 am- 5:00 pmToulon Europe SupportersA conference organised by Mouvement Azur et Or

28sep6:30 pm- 9:30 pmFORAS general meetingFORAS hosts its autumn general meeting

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