UK time is: 08:12:22
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

** Cardiff City Supporters Trust **



CARDIFF CITY FANS SET TO MAKE SUPPORTERS` TRUST DECISION


Cardiff City fans will vote on plans to establish a supporters` trust at an open meeting on Saturday 29th March 2008.


The meeting is open to all and takes place at the Welsh Institute of Sport, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, starting at 11 am, before the club`s game against Southampton at Ninian Park.


Former Cardiff City players including David Giles, Jason Perry and Phil Dwyer are expected to attend. All supporters of the club are encouraged to come along to learn more about the supporters` trust movement and the plans for a trust at Cardiff City.


Kevin Rye from the Government backed Supporters Direct organisation will speak at the meeting. Supporters Direct have been providing practical support to help establish a supporters` trust for Cardiff City fans. Nick Illingsworth, chairman of the Saints Trust will talk about fans` experience at Southampton. Cardiff supporters will have an opportunity to ask questions about the proposals before voting to either proceed with the plans or abandon the idea.


If fans at the meeting approve the plans, the trust will be established as an independent, democratic and not for profit supporters` organisation and will be launched formally later in the year.


The trusts` long term aim will be to raise enough money to buy a significant shareholding in the club and get a fans` representative on the board of directors. Short term aims include strengthening the voice of supporters in the decision making process at the club and strengthening the links between the club and the community in South Wales.


Paul Corkrey, chair of the steering committee set up to work towards setting up the trust, said:


"Cardiff City Supporters` Trust will offer an opportunity to strengthen the bonds between the club and supporters and is a real chance for supporters` interests to be represented in the running of the club"








Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Bluebirdshroom Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday March 27 2008

Time: 10:00AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Cardiff City Articles

Vital Preview: Cardiff v Ipswich (Monday October 20 2014)

Massive Result For Slade (Sunday October 19 2014)

Stats: Cardiff v Nottingham Forest (Saturday October 18 2014)

Slade Relishing His Cardiff Debut (Friday October 17 2014)

Turner Closing In On Bluebirds Return (Thursday October 16 2014)

Arsenal Goalkeeper A Relieved Man (Tuesday October 14 2014)

Slade - The Aim Is Still Top Two (Friday October 10 2014)

We'll Do It My Way (Tuesday October 7 2014)

Archived Cardiff City Articles

List All Vital Cardiff Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Cardiff 2 - 1 Sheff Wed
Cardiff 2 - 4 Norwich
Cardiff 1 - 0 Wigan
Cardiff 0 - 1 Middlesbrough
Brighton 1 - 1 Cardiff
Fulham 1 - 1 Cardiff

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Bournemouth 12 5 3 4 3 18
10. Brentford 12 5 3 4 -1 18
11. Sheff Wed 12 4 5 3 0 17
12. Cardiff 12 4 4 4 0 16
13. Blackburn 12 4 4 4 -2 16
14. Leeds Utd 12 4 3 5 -3 15
15. Rotherham 12 4 3 5 -3 15

Breaking League News

Baby Fletch: Pleased with going top
Bournemouth : 21/10/2014 08:04:00
LUFC On This Day - October 21st
Leeds Utd : 21/10/2014 07:22:00
Injury Update
Norwich : 21/10/2014 07:00:00
Man of the Match: Demarai Gray
Birmingham : 21/10/2014 07:00:00
Cardiff v Forest: Match Report From Kid's Corner!
Forest : 21/10/2014 00:03:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Forest MotM
Suggested By:  Whitts
Marshall 0%
Brayford 0%
Manga 0%
Morrison 0%
Ralls 0%
Pilkington 0%
Gunnarsson 0%
Whittingham 100%
Noone 0%
Le Fondre 0%
Macheda 0%
Sub - Jones 0%
Sub - Adeyemi 0%
Sub - Daehli 0%