Barnsley FC Supporters Trust is a member of the Supporters Direct Movemement.
Supporters Direct (SD) is a mutual, owned by its members, and funded in England by the Football Stadia Improvement Fund – the partner organisation of the Football Foundation, in Scotland by the Scottish Government, and in Rugby League by the RFL and the Co-operative Group.
SD have assisted in setting up over 150 supporters' trusts in England and Scotland.
Trusts have a combined membership of over 120,000 people
Trusts have now put over £25 million into football, have 15 clubs in ownership or control
There are over 45 directors representing trusts on the boards of clubs, with over 50% elected by the membership; over 110 have shares in their clubs.
For further information, please contact: Kevin Rye, Communications, Supporters Direct: 020 7273 1595/07852 998542 or email: [email protected]