Supporters Direct lobbies for tougher ‘fit and proper people test’ for owners

05 September 2017 07:59
• National fan roadshow kicks off on Tuesday in Blackpool• Proposals a reaction to matters at Leyton Orient, Coventry and BlackpoolThe Football Association should introduce a rule requiring owners of clubs to comply with “basic standards of good stewardship” or face a range of sanctions including fines or ultimately a ban, according to proposals by the campaigning organisation Supporters Direct.Under the proposal, contained in detailed recommendations to be presented at a series of national fan events starting on Tuesday in Blackpool, owners would have a duty “to safeguard and protect the identity and existence of their club and to promote good relations, and a positive contribution, to the local community”. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian