Footy Governance

Making an ‘Efford’ for Change #CAFC

Sat Jul 12 2014

Eltham MP and Shadow Sports Minister Clive Efford called a meeting of Supporters Trusts with himself at Parliament earlier this month to discuss ideas for change in the Game. On 2nd July CAS Trust Chairman Barnie Razzell and Richard Wiseman Trust Secreteary represented Charlton fans  at a meeting  at The House of Commons to discuss The Labour…

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Football league clubs reject Dyke’s B team proposals

Mon Jun 9 2014

Football League clubs at their summer meeting in  Portugal have this week rejected Greg Dyke’s plan   The proposal includes implementing an extra division between League 2 and The Conference where Premier League B teams could compete.  They also rejected the idea of “strategic loan partnerships” which would have allowed clubs from the top two…

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Is Safe Standing Debate Reaching New Heights?

Tue Dec 3 2013

Manchester United Supporters’ Trust (MUST) are attempting to finance the introduction of ‘safe standing’ areas at Old Trafford Also in the news is that Bristol City are attempting to redevelop Ashton gate as a dual code stadium with standing facilities, so we could finally see a sudden, mainstream breakthrough on a topic that has been…

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#VALLEYPRIDE – ACV4V gets national coverage

Sat Aug 24 2013

Tuesday saw CAS Trust’s campaign for Valley ACV ratchet up a level as the news reached BBC’s website Business section CAS Trust Chairman Barnie Razzell quoted in the article added the following this morning: “It is so important that everyone one in our community: fans, business, local people, support this application. The bigger the number of…

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ACV 100% record continues

Thu Aug 1 2013

This morning Charlton Athletic Supporters Trust welcomes the news that Old Trafford has been designated an Asset of Community Value (ACV). This is in line with movement which is taking place across England to recognise our football stadia as the assets to their local community that they are. Local authorities across the country are acknowledging…

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Governance & Government: Time for legislation in Football?

Tue Jul 30 2013

Back in TNT2 we published an article which referenced a Supporters Direct lobby of Parliament to be held on the 5th of that month TNT The lobby attended by several of our number, called for the implementation of two main action points which were highlighted by the Culture Media and Sport Select Committee’s review of…

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