SD Europe’s membership is comprised of national supporters organisations, member-run football clubs, supporters trusts and similarly-orientated supporters groups.
Find out more about each member by clicking on their logos below to visit their website.
Meet the extended SD Europe network here!
YB SK Beveren was the first club in Belgium to be 100% owned by its supporters. Founded in 2011 following the merger of struggling KSK Beveren and KV Red Star Waasland, and controlled by Eskabee 1935, the non-profit organisation behind the club. Alongside the key aim of keeping the history and traditions of two-time Belgian champions KSK Beveren alive and cherished, the club operates on a ‘one member one vote’ principle with a distinct social and community focus to its off-pitch efforts.
From the ashes of K. Lierse S.K. and K. Lyra TSV, the two historic Lier football clubs with a rich tradition of football at the highest level, K. Lyra-Lierse was resurrected in May 2018 as the only Lier football club. At the start, the mission & vision of our club were anchored in a cooperation agreement between the Pallieter Supporters collective and the club.
APOEL Supporters Trust was set up in 2013 to collectively express the opinions and concerns of a group of APOEL supporters, particularly in relation to governance, with a primary focus on the long-term viability of APOEL. We pursue regular contact and dialogue with the governing bodies of APOEL (both club and company) in order to convey our concerns and opinions, aiming ultimately at achieving improvements in governance. Our voice is also expressed institutionally, at the AGM of APOEL FC, at which we participate as shareholders. All members of APOEL Supporters Trust are equal, each with one vote, full voting rights, and an equal say in the club’s running and organisation.
PAC Omonia 1948 was founded by fans of Cypriot club AC Omonia, following the decision made in a closed AGM to spin-off the football department into a company, essentially removing the democractic nature from the club and privatising it. PAC Omonia 1948 continues the tradition and essence of Omonia as a democratic one-member, one-vote organisation and as a social organisation that cares about its community.
The Bohemians Supporters Trust brings together fans who are not indifferent to the fate of Bohemians football. All their members joined the team in order to help save Bohemians. Actor Ivan Trojan became the first member of the team in history. We founded the team on March 21, 2005. Individuals and legal entities can become members of the Bohemians Supporters Trust
England & Wales
The FSA is the national, democratic, representative body for football supporters in England and Wales. They are advocates for supporter ownership, better fan engagement, cheaper ticket prices, the choice to stand at the match, protecting fan rights, good governance, diversity, and all types of supporter empowerment.
The National Supporters Association aims to bring together all the supporters' associations around, in particular, questions relating to the animation of the stands, the management of access to the stadiums and the development of an intelligent and constructive dialogue with all stakeholders. The ANS is based on the premise that the gathering of supporters around a common discourse gives credibility and their audience.
Unsere Kurve, is a cross-club association of organised football fans in Germany, in other words, a national supporters organisation. They are one of the largest advocacy groups for active football fans in Germany, and are committed to maintaining fan culture, freedom for fans and advocate for the 50+1 rule. The organisation was officially founded in Bielefeld, Germany in 2005. Unsere Kurve pride themselves on developing formal, constructive dialogue with clubs, the DFL, the DFB, UEFA and political decision-makers around the football landscape, working specifically on the interests, ideas and goals of the active football supporter.
Israfans, the national supporters organisation in Israel, representing the interests of its member football clubs and supporters organisations. The organisation was formed in 2007 as a collective action responding to the sports-based community issues the country faced. Israfans offer advice and guidance to member-run clubs and supporters organisations in Israel, whilst championing their causes at national and international level.
Supporters in Campo is an initiative of supporters and groups of supporters who promote the dissemination of sustainable models of ownership and management (governance) of sports clubs and sports institutions, through the participation of supporters in decision-making processes and in the ownership of companies and institutions, in recognition of the value supporters represent for sport and in recognition of their essential role. The Supporters in Campo mission is to promote real democracy in football through the direct participation of fans in the governance of the movement and clubs.
Supporters collective Netherlands represents the interests of football supporters in the Netherlands. Supporters' collective Netherlands is a structural partner for important national parties when it comes to organising football matches and legislation and regulations relating to supporters. The collective joined the Football and Security expert group, in which the KNVB, the Ministry of Security and Justice, the Public Prosecution Service and the police are also represented. In addition, we have good contacts with all clubs, including through the umbrella Eredivisie CV and the Coöperatie Eerste Divisie.
The Norwegian Supporter Alliance (NSA) is an independent interest organization for supporter clubs. The NSA safeguards the interests of member clubs vis-à-vis other organizations and the media. The NSA works actively for conflict resolution and contact-creating measures between the supporter clubs. The NSA actively works for standing, singing supporters. The NSA does not tolerate discrimination for any reason, including the following: ethnic origin, disability, religion and belief, gender, sexual orientation and age. The NSA distances itself from all violence, both verbal and physical. The NSA must strive for a positive football and supporter culture, including values such as fair play and good governance.
AKS Zły is the first ever democratic and member-run club in the Polish capital of Warsaw. It was founded in 2015, and is entirely and directly managed by its supporters, athletes and coaches who want to participate in its development. AKS ‘Zły’, which means bad or evil in Polish, in their own words want to “act against modern football, the commercialisation, and in the Polish political environment; the radicalisation of fans’. Specifically, the name ‘Zły’ is taken from a novel by Leopold Tyrmand; Zły is the Polish equivalent of Batman in the story, fighting hooliganism in Warsaw.
Republic of Ireland
The Irish Supporters Network brings together the growing number of supporter-run clubs, supporters trusts and fan organisations in Ireland. The ISN advocates and actively supports the ideals and benefits of community ownership and supporter involvement within Irish football, acts as the voice and focal point for all community-owned clubs, supporters’ trusts and democratic supporters’ groups at national level, and engages with all relevant stakeholders with the aim of persuading them to take action on developing a more sustainable game at national league level in Ireland.
Supporters Direct Scotland has been working since 2002 in Scotland to help supporters gain influence in the running and ownership of their clubs. We have helped our members to establish supporters trusts and have worked with supporters to convert their clubs into community owned clubs. In 2017, Supporters Direct Scotland incorporated locally as a democratic Community Benefit Society, founded on cooperative principles.
FASFE, the national supporters organisation in Spain, which also drives the ‘fútbol popular’ movement, coordinated this project on behalf of the fan-owned clubs within its membership. The ‘fútbol popular’ movement advocates for Spanish football clubs to become member-run/fan-owned.
SFSU, the Swedish Football Supporters' Union, is a nationwide organization for Sweden's football supporters and aims to represent them in issues concerning Swedish football and Swedish supporter culture and be their voice in the debate on the development of Swedish football.