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Supporter Groups To Appear at Football Governance Inquiry Follow-up

Mon 16th Jul 2012 | Football Governance

The Commons Select Committee inquiry into Football Governance will hold the second of its follow-up meeting tomorrow (Tuesday 17 July 2012). 

The Committee’s final evidence session following up from its 2011 Football Governance Report, will provide an opportunity to hear from the supporters groups, the Football League, National Game Board and the Football Association, with a particular focus on the proposed reforms to governance structures, club ownership, and the debt problem.

Premier League Chief Executive, Richard Scudamore appeared before the committee in the first of the two evidence sessions, on 10 July, to discuss the Premier League's perspective on the football licensing model, reform of the FA Board and the representative nature of the National Game Board, amongst other issues.

The report into Football Governance was published in July 2011, followed by the Government's Response in October that year which set a clear timeline on a number of recommendations that were to be acted upon. Subsequently, in March 2012, the Football Association, National Game, Premier League and Football League published a Joint response to the Government, which failed to engage with several of the Committee's key recommendations.

Eliciting disappointed comments from - in particular - supporters' groups, the Committee received comments on the Joint response from Supporters Direct, Cardiff City Supporters' Trust, Leeds United Supporters' Trust, Football Club United of Manchester, the Foxes Trust (a supporters' group for Leicester City) and individual supporters Mark Jordan and Peter Hodge.

The follow-up tomorrow will see Malcolm Clarke, Chair, and Steve Powell, Director of Policy from the Football Supporters Federation give evidence along with David Lampitt, Chief Executive, and Tom Hall, from Supporters Direct.

Also giving evidence tomorrow will be Greg Clarke and Andy Williamson of the Football League and Roger Burden, Chair of the National Game Board as well as David Bernstein and Alex Horne of the Football Association.

Posted by: Aaron Gourley

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