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CFU meeting cancelled
Written by Neil Bellis   
Monday, 21 March 2016 10:26

The next CFU meeting, scheduled for Thursday March 24th, has been cancelled by the board due to director unavailability.

A number of directors are unavailable that evening and the rest of the CFU board feel any meeting without the majority of the board there would be ineffective.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

The next scheduled board meeting is an informal meeting on April 21st. This will now become a formal meeting. 

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CFU Formal meeting reminder
Written by Neil Bellis   
Thursday, 17 March 2016 17:01

The next CFU meeting is next Thursday, March 24th, in the Blues Bar starting at 7.30pm.

The meeting is a formal meeting with the following agenda;

1. Welcome and apologies (SO)

2. Acceptance of the notes of the last meeting held on 21st January 2016 and any matters arising (MN)

3. Chairman’s update (SO)

4. Finance Summary (LK)

BREAK

5. Commercial update (JH)

6. Youth development (BB/MD)

7. Communications (NB)

8. Q&A

9. Date of next meeting - informal 21st April 2016

Remember if you can’t make it to the meeting then you can watch it online through the CFU’s streaming channel. If you haven’t signed up already please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it The system has been a big hit with the Exiles so don’t miss out!

Minutes from the last formal CFU meeting in January are available under the meetings tab on the CFU site.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 March 2016 17:03
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CFU meeting reminder
Written by Neil Bellis   
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 23:16

The next informal CFU meeting will take place in the Blues Bar on Wednesday February 24th, starting at 7.30pm.

Youth manager Calum McIntyre will be the guest speaker for the evening to give CFU members an insight into the youth section.

Also chairman Simon Olorenshaw will be asking for members views on the strengths, weaknesses, challenges and opportunities facing the club as part of the consultation on a new strategic plan which was outlined at the last CFU meeting.

Vice Chair, Neil Bellis, will also be giving a more detailed outline on his trip to Parliament to lobby for changes to the tax laws for community owned sports clubs.

There will also be a Q&A session at the end.

If you can't make it down to the Blues Bar on the night don't forget there is a streaming service available to CFU members. If you have already signed up there is no need to do so again but if you haven't signed up yet then please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 23:23
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Race night in March and Fundraising committee update
Written by Neil Bellis   
Tuesday, 09 February 2016 16:16

The Fundraising committee have organised a Race Night for Friday March 18th in the Blues Bar at 7.30pm.

Sponsorship of the races and also the horses is available to fans and businesses. The prices are £30 per race and £5 to sponsor a horse in one of the races.

There will also be a raffle on the night.

Tickets are £5 and will be available from the Club Offices on Monday. We expect these to go fairly quickly.

This event has always been well attended and is a great night out so try and make it down if you can!

Anyone who wishes to donate a prize to the raffle, sponsor a race or horse is asked to email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 February 2016 22:54
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CFU welcome Government report
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 18:10

City Fans United has welcomed a new Government Expert Working Group report which supports Supporters Direct’s proposals for tax breaks for supporter owned clubs.

The report, which was released by the Government Expert Working Group on Football Supporter Ownership and Engagement today, supports SD’s proposals for incentivising community ownership in sports clubs (COSCs) and says they should be accepted by HMRC as a “legitimate operating model for supporter owned football clubs”.

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