COMMONS

Committee to take evidence at Burnley Football club

15 March 2011

Committee hold evidence session for  inquiry into Football Governance outside Westminster at Burnley Football club. The session will take place on Tuesday, 15 March and is open to press and public

Witnesses

Tuesday 15 March, Burnley Football Club

At 10.45am:

  • Ken Bates (Chairman, Leeds football club)
  • John Bowler (Chairman, Crewe football club)
  • Barry Kilby (Chairman, Burnley football club)
  • Julian Tagg (Vice Chairman and Sporting Director, Exeter football club)

At 11:45 am (approx)

  • Dave Boyle (Chief Executive, Supporters Direct)
  • Malcolm Clarke (Chair, Football Supporters Federation and Fans Representative on the FA Council)
  • Steven Powell (Director of Policy and Campaigns, Football Supporters Federation)

John Whittingdale, Chair of the Committee said:

"I am delighted that we are able to hold this evidence session at such a historic club as Burnley. The Committee were keen to get out of Westminster for this inquiry to see and hear at first hand the challenges facing a broad range of clubs of all sizes, divisions and locations.

We hope at the end of our inquiry to make recommendations to the Government that help preserve a game which arouses strong passions and opinions throughout the country."

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