Author: Mark Rees

Support Jue’s sponsored bike ride to Brig

Jue Vass is cycling from his home in Haydock to Bamber Bridge and back for Saturday’s match – the first which fans have been able to attend since March. Jue’s been involved with the football club and the Trust in various capacities for a long time now – he was once the matchday announcer, and…
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August 28, 2020 0

Minutes of Members meeting Saturday August 8

After the AGM on Saturday August 8, we held a regular members meeting. Here’s a summary of what happened. Pete Thompson, who has been acting as Supporter Director, gave a club update. Over 200 season tickets have been sold. The season is currently expected to being on October 3 with an FA Cup tie. Crash…
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August 26, 2020 0

2020 Annual General Meeting minutes

The meeting was held over Zoom on Saturday 8th August at 3pm, chaired by Chris Blackburn in the absence of chair Dave Tindall. Apologies were received from Ian Hargreaves. Twenty members attended, meaning that the meeting had a quorum. The minutes from the last AGM were read and accepted, with no matters arising. The chairman’s…
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August 19, 2020 0

History quiz winner donates prize to Community Foundation

The recent Chorley FC history quiz resulted in a three way tie for the lead, with the tie-breaker question won by Graham Watkinson. He decided to give his £50 charity donation to Chorley FC Community Foundation, which was most appropriate given how much support they gave to the quiz. Manager Jamie Vermiglio also took part…
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August 18, 2020 0

Chorley FC History Quiz

Book your ticket now for our Chorley FC history quiz on Monday 20 July at 8pm https://thelittleboxoffice.com/chorleyfcsupporters/book/event/123713 We’re all missing our club, and with no date yet set for the coming season we want to try to bring our fans together around the football club. We can’t get together in person yet, but we can…
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July 13, 2020 0

Chris Charnley joins the CFCST board

At our weekly board meeting on Wednesday, we co-opted Chris Charnley onto the CFCST board. This means Chris will serve on the board until our Annual General Meeting, which we will hold as soon as possible. At the AGM he will stand for election to the board along with any other candidates who come forward.…
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June 5, 2020 0

Weekly board meetings

The Trust Board normally get together once a month about a week before each members’ meeting. Since the football season was suspended, though, we’ve held a conference call every week. Our board has eight members and for all sorts of reasons we haven’t yet managed to get all eight together at once. Martin Ramsbotham, for…
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June 3, 2020 0

Fans’ survey update part 5: the future

We’re now going to look at the responses to the final question in the survey: “Any other comments or suggestions on the future direction of Chorley FC and the Supporters’ Trust?”  Before we start looking at the responses to this question, we note that the way the question is posed makes it hard in some…
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May 20, 2020 0

Fans Survey update part 4 – Chorley Supporters Trust

In this section of the survey, we look at fans’ attitudes towards Chorley Supporters Trust. Chorley Supporters Trust is a not-for-profit company set up to help and support Chorley FC. We own 9% of our football club after investing the Fan Ownership Fund in January 2019. First of all we asked if respondents were members…
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May 18, 2020 0

Fans’ survey update part 3: opinions on a new ground

This is the third in a series of articles on our ongoing fans’ survey. Since we published the first two articles, we’ve had a couple more people take the survey, and it is still open for you to have your say. Just head over to  http://cfcst.org/2020/02/11/chorley-fc-supporters-trust-fan-survey/ This time we’re going to look at the responses…
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May 11, 2020 0