June 26, 2018

Safe Standing at Football Grounds

Yesterday, we had a debate on safe standing in premiership and championship football grounds in Wales and England following a petition to parliament signed by over 110,000 people. The current law prohibits standing at matches but as everyone who goes to matches knows, standing is happening at every game, particularly when fans go to away matches   Because of the …

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May 9, 2018

Celebrating Cardiff as a European Sporting City

Today is Europe Day where we can celebrate the fact that our once divided continent has enjoyed the longest period of peace it has ever known under the banner of the European Union. And, this Friday the Cardiff Blues will be taking on Gloucester in the final of the European Challenge Cup in Bilbao, Spain. As a fan and a member of the CF10 …

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October 19, 2014

Labour will give football fans a say

This week, Labour announced a proposal to give football fans more of a say in what happens to their club. The proposals include the legal right to buy up to 10% of the club’s shares whenever its ownership changes, and powers to appoint directors to the board. Fans would also have a say on ticket prices, shirt sponsorship, ground naming …

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May 20, 2014

Campaigning for Cardiff City FC to Pay the Living Wage

While we all want to see Cardiff City shoot straight back into the Premier League, we hope the Club will take the opportunity to ‘go down in a blaze of glory’ by becoming the first ‘Living Wage’ football club in the UK. The Living Wage is a voluntary measure paid by employers who can afford it to ensure their staff earn enough to live, not just …

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