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Exeter City Face A Fan-Ownership Crisis

Exeter City Face A Fan-Ownership Crisis

Eleven years ago an unassuming revolution took place in Devon. There were no triumphant shouts of proclamations of the new regime. Instead a dedicated group of volunteers grimly rolled up their sleeves, surveyed the damage in front of them and got to work. Now, over a decade since the Supporters’ Trust was invited to take…

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June 7, 2014
Gary Andrews
Hard Questions & Hard Times For Exeter City’s Supporters’ Trust

Hard Questions & Hard Times For Exeter City’s Supporters’ Trust

Just over decade ago, Exeter City were struggling both on and off the pitch, battling to stave off both administration and relegation to non-league. Fast forward ten years and Exeter City are again battling to stave off relegation to non-league, punctuated with worrying messages about cash flow. But while their main issue in 2003 was…

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March 12, 2014
Gary Andrews

A Matter Of Trust: Some Supporter-Owned Highlights From 2011

It is the end, then, of another long, hard season, and perhaps now is an appropriate time to be looking at how those clubs that are owned and run by their supporters trusts this season managed to fair. As AFC Wimbledon paraded the trophy that confirmed their accession into the Football League nine years after…

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May 24, 2011
Ian

Match Of The Week: Exeter City 1-2 Brentford (Brentford Win 3-2 On Aggregate)

If the Premier League is now, for many, something approaching the ultimate footballing experience, there is probably something to be said for the argument that, in its quest for purity, quality, our game has lost something. The idiosyncracies of football at or near the top have been whitewashed out of sight over time, to be…

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February 7, 2011
Ian

Adam Stansfield: 1978-2010

Sad news reached us last night with the death of the Exeter City striker Adam Stansfield at the age of thirty-one, after a four month battle with cancer of the bowel. Born in Tiverton, Stansfield spent the whole of his nine years as a professional player in the South-West and West of England. Having started out…

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August 11, 2010
Ian

Supporters Direct Arrive At The Crossroads

The annual Supporters Direct conference was held at the NEC in Birmingham on the 16th October. There was the usual informed debate about issues relating to supporter empowerment and a slightly worrying speech from the Football Association’s new Chief Executive.

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October 17, 2009
Ian
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