SCFF meeting 7:10 pm 25th
Terry Hughes, Bryan Shaw, John Slaney, Adam Allcock, Martin Eagles, Andy
Harrison, Rob Stanway, Shaun Flynn, Chris Morgan
Julia Zuk, Cheryl Orrin, Jan Middleton, Laurence King, Ken Moreton, Paul
Edwards, Clive Edwards, Paul Barker, Rob Arnold, Richard Kirk.
The minutes of the previous meeting were approved, matters arising were
included were considered to be included in the agenda.
Terry informed those present that the Radio Stoke web site was still being
Terry suggested that the Mission Statement of the Fans Forum should be
reviewed, and it was agreed that a working party of Forum representatives
should be set up. Volunteer’s names taken at the meeting were Malcolm
Clarke, Rob Stanway and Terry Hughes
FUND RAISING RAFFLES:
It was agreed that Shaun Flynn as the Treasurer should liase with Bryan Shaw
to organise raffles to coincide with the Official Stoke Supporters Club
Programmes initiative held at regular intervals before home matches in
Delilahs bar, to raise money for the Forum to assist the Forums running
costs. Possible donations of prizes from supporter groups would be most
welcome, and Stoke City will be asked to make some contributions.
Terry suggested that details of all the registered Stoke City supporter
groups should be obtained, with a view to inviting them to appoint a
representative to join the Forum, or alternatively, nominating a contact
name and their details, so that Fans Forum updates and meeting minutes can
be forwarded onto them, for their group members information.
Details of registered groups should be available from the Club.
FANS FORUM NEWSLETTERS
It was agreed that the Forum should try and produce four newsletters per
year to keep supporters updated on Fans Forum business and activities. The
newsletters and minutes of each meeting shall also be displayed on the
notice boards in the Britannia concourses. Andy Harrison suggested that the
Potters Trust may well be able to assist with printing costs.
Rob Stanway volunteered to design the lay out for the newsletter.
AWAY SUPPORTERS CARD SCHEME:
It was suggested that the Away Travel Card scheme should be monitored, with
particular reference to the introduction of the guest ticket. Terry agreed
to contact the Club to get a full copy of the scheme changes.
The members felt that the scheme in its new format should be an agenda item
for the Forums full meeting with the Club in the close season.
This issue was of particular importance to the Supporters Trust and their
nominated Forum representative. Following an extensive meeting with Tony
Scholes, Terry Hughes and Malcolm Clarke from the Supporters Trust, it was
felt that the Trust the Forum and Stoke City were now satisfied that this
item was no longer an issue of concern.
SEASON TICKET UPDATE:
The next meeting with the Club to discuss the prices for next season is
scheduled to take place on Monday 28th of February at 2pm
MEETING WITH MAYOR:
The next meeting with Mike Wolfe will take place on Wednesday 2nd of March
ANY OTHER BUSINESS:
Martin Smith editor of the Oatcake is still considering our invitation to
join the Forum
The next full meeting of the Forum with the Club is scheduled for 7pm, 26th
of April at the Britannia Stadium.
The next Fans Forum meeting was scheduled for Thursday the 21st of April
The meeting concluded at 8.40pm