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Supporters Direct Media Briefing [9/11/12]

17th November 2012

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The latest Supporters Direct media briefing, an affiliate of the Fulham Supporters’ Trust and featuring news on fellow Trusts, football finance, sports governance and more. Click here to subscribe and get it delivered to your inbox.

Pompey Trust named preferred bidder

Great news for Portsmouth fans and the wider supporter ownership movement last week, as the Pompey Supporters’ Trust were confirmed as the preferred bidders for the club by administrators PKF. There is plenty of work left to do, but this is undoubtedly a deserved reward for the Trust’s tireless efforts.

Wycombe Wanderers journey back to future 

After a spell under private ownership, Wycombe Wanderers became a supporter owned club once again over the summer. This piece from David Conn really highlights the extent to which supporter involvement is rooted in the club, and what a significant moment the takeover was.

Sports Finance

BBC Sport Price of Football Survey 2012 – BBC Sport

MPs attack Newcastle’s Wonga deal, dubbing company ‘legal loan shark’ – The Guardian

Swansea City reveal £14.6 million profit – BBC Sport

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