Oct 03, 2018
SD Europe is delighted to confirm that Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) has formally become a contributing organisation to our LIAISE project.
LIAISE is unique Erasmus+ collaborative partnership that has brought together a range of stakeholders to focus on the development of the supporter liaison officer (SLO) role in Europe for the first time. These stakeholders include supporters organisations, football associations, football leagues, Uefa and the European Think Tank of Football Safety and Security Experts.
An amendment to the French sports act…
Sep 27, 2018
Earlier this week (Tuesday, September 25), we celebrated Hapoel Katamon Jerusalem’s (HKJ) victory in the Toto Cup, a competition for national league clubs in Israel.
The win was a truly historic occasion and achievement because it was the first time a club owned by supporters has claimed a professional title in the country.
Image credit: Hapoel Katamon Jerusalem media team
Although the Toto Cup is held for clubs in the second division of Israeli football, the atmosphere in the stands on the night…
Sep 20, 2018
SD Europe is happy to confirm that our 2018 Annual General Meeting will take place on December 1st in Huelva, Spain.
A big thank you to our members from the Recreativo supporters trust and Fasfe for hosting not just the AGM but a weekend of workshops and other activities just a few weeks before Christmas!
The weekend will see the members of SD Europe and its wider network gather together 12 months on from a similar event in Dublin, affording attendees the time to…
Sep 11, 2018
At a hearing at the European Parliament on Tuesday, September 4th, FIFPro, Fifa, the Premier League, European Commission, ECA and SD Europe discussed the growing gap between the big and small football clubs across Europe.
Under the banner, Towards a Fair Football Competition in Europe, MEPs Paul Tang, Ramon Tremosa i Balcells and Bogdan Wenta hosted a panel discussion focusing on how European institutions can help to improve the competitive balance in European football.
Fifa talked the audience through the current developments…
Sep 07, 2018
The coming Serie D season is expected to be one of the most competitive and exciting Italian football has seen in recent years. Former Serie A clubs including Bari, Modena, Cesena and Reggio Audace will mix with names such as Calcio Avellino, and there is a successful story of a different kind amongst them – namingly, U.S. Città di Fasano.
Fasano, a town that is part of Brindisi in southern Italy, has always had a proud tradition of playing the beautiful…
SD Europe is a non-profit organisation meeting the need for meaningful supporter involvement in the running of football clubs and the sustainable development of the game as a whole.
Active in 38 countries across Europe, SD Europe represents grassroots and national supporters organisations, as well as amateur and professional member-run football clubs.
The organisation also supports the implementation of the supporter liaison officer (SLO) licensing requirement on behalf of Uefa, and has observer status on the Standing Committee of the European Convention on Spectator Violence.
SD Europe is currently managing a two-year Erasmus+ project (LIAISE) with the support of the European Commission.