SEAT Vegas 2016
Dallmeier

Business Directory

Browse the Directory

Sign Up to the Directory

Levy
FC Business Twitter
FC business Linked in
FC Business facebook
FC Business Youtube

Supporters Direct sign extended partnership with Exeter City

Wed 31st Jul 2013 | Marketing & PR

Supporters Direct has extended its partnership deal with Exeter City FC for the 2013/14 season.

The organisation, which was a major contributor to the successful supporter ownership takeover in 2003 has over 10 years of experience working with supporter’s trusts, clubs and authorities to improve governance and encourage greater engagement between clubs and their communities.

Julian Tagg, Chief Executive at Exeter City said, “We are delighted that we continue to have the backing of ‘Supporters Direct’, which we see as an endorsement of our club ethos and structure. We continue to compete on mostly uneven terms with clubs backed by wealthy owners and high levels of debt, so such support is important to us in our fight to be a socially responsible and financially viable, community owned club” .

The extended deal will see Supporters Direct renewing its pitch-side advertising whilst proving extended support to the Exeter City Supporters’ Trust and its development.

Mark Bullock, Commercial Manager at Supporters Direct, said, “The fans at Exeter have been at the heart of delivering a stable club for the City and without the involvement of the community, the club simply wouldn’t exist.  It is a shining example of the extraordinary things that can happen when communities come together in football. This is a great continuation of a strong partnership between Exeter City and Supporters Direct and we wish them all the best for the forthcoming season.”

The Exeter City Supporters’ Trust has contributed in excess of £1,200,000 to Exeter City FC since the Trust took over ownership of the club in 2003.  At present, the Trust contributes on average £110,000 a year to the football club.

You can join the Exeter City Supporters Trust by visiting:
http://www.ecfcst.org.uk/join/

Members of the Trust that are over 16 years of age will be entitled to vote at Annual General Meetings of the Trust, and participate in the election process.  Such members will also have the opportunity to have a say on major issues affecting the Club.

Trust membership also gives fans priority access for matchday tickets and provides discounts on merchandise and away travel.

For more information on Supporters Direct visit www.supporters-direct.coop .

 Posted by: Kev Howland

To subscribe to our range of football newsletters including news, products and jobs CLICK HERE.

 

RETURN TO LATEST NEWS SECTION

SUBSCRIBE TO THE FCBUSINESS RSS FEED

If you have any football business related news stories you’d like to share then please contact us – agourley@fcbusiness.co.uk

Add to: Google Google | Yahoo Yahoo | Live Live | del.icio.us del.icio | Digg Digg |

Related Articles

West Ham Granted Stadium Wrap Permission

Wed 25th May 2016 | Marketing & PR

West Ham United has been granted planning permission for a wrap solution around the outside of the club’s new stadium. The London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) Planning Decisions...

Nissan Reveals Champions League’s Most Exciting Moments

Wed 25th May 2016 | Marketing & PR

Ahead of the UEFA Champions League Final in Milan on Saturday 28 th May, Nissan - the Official Global Automotive Sponsor of the UEFA Champions League - has revealed the most exciting moments and...

Record season ticket sales at Everton

Fri 20th May 2016 | Marketing & PR

Everton has achieved record-breaking Season Ticket sales one week before the Club’s Early Bird discount window shuts. Over 27,500 supporters have already secured their 2016/17 Season Tickets,...

UCFB and Real Madrid Graduate School strike landmark partnership

Fri 20th May 2016 | Marketing & PR

POSTGRADUATE students at UCFB, a world first in higher education delivering university degrees in the football, sport and events industries inside the iconic Wembley stadium, now have the chance to...