The Football Supporters’ Association today facilitated a meeting with Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston which included representatives from Chelsea Supporters’ Trust, Chelsea Women Supporters Group and Chelsea Pride.
The Government has urged for “pragmatism from all parties” in the on-going battle to save Derby County and, once again, acknowledged the need for an independent regulator to prevent such collapses happening in future.
Supporters from Rochdale and Oldham Athletic will join forces this weekend at a march, organised by Dale Supporters’ Trust, in response to a legal claim against the club and trust by former investors Morton House MGT.
The EFL has released a detailed statement covering Derby County’s current administration, saying it “wishes to clarify its position on several points, which are addressed by way of a series of questions and answers with the EFL chief executive Trevor Birch”.
The chair of the Fan-led Review has targeted the next Queen’s Speech for the implementation of her report’s recommendations – and says she would be disappointed if it wasn’t delivered in that time frame.
Sports minister Nigel Huddleston today (25th November 2021) responded in the House of Commons to yesterday’s Fan-led Review of Football Governance report and said the Government would work “at pace deliver the independent regulator and any powers that might be needed.”
The Fan-led Review of Football Governance, chaired by Tracey Crouch MP, was published today (24th November 2021). Supporters’ groups from around 130 different clubs took part, along with the football authorities, during more than 100 hours of evidence gathering sessions.
Nadine Dorries, the new secretary of state for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, held an online meeting with a delegation from the Football Supporters’ Association on Wednesday (22nd September) to discuss the on-going Fan-Led Review (FLR) of Football Governance. She was joined by sports minister Nigel Huddleston.
Earlier this summer, FSA chair Malcolm Clarke stepped down from his role as supporter representative on the FA council after 14 years – and was replaced by Chris Paouros. Here Malcolm talks about his experiences advocating for fans on the council for all those years…