2017 will be remembered in the city of Cork for many years to come, a historical league and FAI cup double celebration capping off a record-breaking year in the League of Ireland for its supporter-owned football club.

SD Europe celebrates 10 Years in 2017. To mark this milestone, we are recalling some of the stories, successes and challenges from across the SDE network that has made this movement so dynamic and meaningful. We start with FORAS, but many more will follow…

At the suggestion of SD Europe, the French Football League (LFP) organised a very successful 90-minute bilateral SLO meeting in Paris ahead of the Champions League group game between PSG and Celtic on November 22nd.

Around 40 attendees, including SLOs and safety officers from 15 clubs (nine first division and six second division), plus representatives of the LFP, the French Football Federation (FFF), ANS (Association Nationale des Supporters), PSG supporters, the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Sport, heard…

The home of Irish football, Dublin’s Aviva Stadium, played host to the second-ever SD Europe Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday, November 18th.

Members and friends representing nearly 40 different organisations and 15 countries came together just over one year on from the establishment of SD Europe as an independent, pan-European organisation in its own right in the Autumn of 2016.
An Irish welcome
Chair Diego Riva opened the meeting by welcoming everyone to the Aviva Stadium and thanking the Football Association…

The Association of Bulgarian Fan Clubs of Foreign Teams in Bulgaria has held a football tournament in Sofia to support local deaf and hard of hearing children and their parents.

The event – the eighth tournament hosted by the Association – was held in partnership with the Bulgarian Football Union (BFU) as well as Sport Sofia 2000 EAD, Sofia Municipality, VTA Security Service and the Comet Children’s Football Academy. It received organisational and financial support from the BFU, as part of…

Partners from SD Europe’s Clubs and Supporters for Better Governance in Football project gathered once again in Dublin recently (November 18th and 19th).

Running from January 2016 until the end of next month (December 2017), the project brings together six member-run clubs and five national supporters organisations to focus on themes of Good Governance, Sustainable Finance and Member & Volunteer Engagement.

The workshop in Dublin gave everyone involved an opportunity to highlight the key activities that have made a positive impact on their…

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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


18decallday19alldayACT as One General AssemblyAn information evening for anyone interested in knowing more about the work of ACT as ONE.

23decallday01janalldayFestive SeasonThe SD Europe office will close for the final week of December.

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