The SD Europe network is international, connected, and constantly coming together to celebrate supporter involvement. Israfans, SD Europe’s Israeli members, is a supporter network having a second community tournament for supporters of various clubs within their membership. In this edition of the tournament, Israfans invited AKS Zly and HFC Falke from Poland and Germany respectively, to fly to Israel and participate. This is an exciting development as it is the first time the
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 th
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 rep
The event will build further on the previous two workshops, on Governance and Finance, as well as the 16 exchange visits between the partners. The initiative is co-financed by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and Uefa. The third workshop of SD Europe‘s Erasmus+ project will be take place this weekend (16-18/6) at the stadium of Schalke 04, one of the biggest member-run clubs in the world, and in Germany, the country most suitable to welcome an event on members and
Earlier this week, Israeli club Maccabi Haifa were ordered to appear before the Disciplinary Committee of the local Football Association, regarding flares shown at the derby against Hapoel Tel Aviv. Whilst this is in line with normal procedure, saw the Israeli Disciplinary Committee invite the Maccabi Haifa supporters’ trust to provide their perspective on events – an almost unprecedented occurrence. The trust accepted, and were represented by Israfans, the national supporter
Last week (26/03) Israeli supporters gathered for a second annual conference, jointly organised by Israfans, the national umbrella organisation for democratic supporters groups, supporters trusts and member-run clubs, Hapoel Katamon Jerusalem, Haadumim of Hapoel Tel Aviv with the aid of community social workers and Msw students of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. More than 150 supporters represented some 20 groups and clubs, including Macabi Ashdod, Hapoel Ashdod, Hapoel “
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