|Clubs||Oxford United FC|
|Record attendance||12 177 (Oxford - Aston Villa, 06.11.2002)|
|Address||Grenoble Road, Oxford, OX4 4XP|
England: Oxford supporters taking over Kassam Stadium?
Oxford United couldn’t do it, now the fans are approaching stadium owner in attempt to take it over. There’s cause for optimism as Firoz Kassam announces willingness to give his stadium ownership away.
Oxford: Kassam Stadium to get a 4th stand
Oxford United have been granted planning permission for a temporary fourth stand at the Kassam Stadium. A BBC report.
Oxford: Major success for supporters’ protection of Kassam Stadium
Oxford United fans were the very first in England to achieve a ‘community asset’ status for their stadium. This means the owner cannot sell it without their knowledge. He tried to protest, but has now been rejected.
England: Another small success for ‘supporter governance’ over football stadium
Oxford city council rejected the appeal by Firoka, Kassam Stadium owners. The company demanded for the stadium to be denied its ‘community asset’ status, which gives fans more control over its future. BBC reports.
Manchester: United fans score, club 'concerned' about Old Trafford's future
Manchester United Supporters Trust succeeded in making Old Trafford a 'community asset', which makes any sale of the stadium more difficult for club owners. Obviously, the club demands a review and is concerned that this might set a precedent. But it may not, the precedent had already been set before.
England: Oxford United supporters first to win legal protection of their stadium
For the first time in history football supporters managed to list their stadium as valuable community asset. This means it cannot be sold to anyone the owner wishes to. Now Liverpool FC and Manchester United wish to follow suit, BBC informs.
England: Ticket prices breaking new records
And not the kind of records supporters would wish to see. First time ever average price for the cheapest seats in top four leagues (!) exceeded £20. That means ticket prices in England are rising at 4 times the speed of inflation – BBC Sport alarms.
England: Visiting 116 stadiums on a bike, scoot or on feet
He’s neither an away-going supporter, nor a groundhopper. It’s also not a sports discipline, what he’s doing. Steven simply decided to visit 116 venues in England and Wales using his bike, scoot and feet. This is how Football Ground Tour was born.