It is a small revolution which begins on the side of Stamford Bridge. Chelsea announced on Tuesday that from July 1, 2021, supporters will attend meetings of the London club’s Board of Directors. This decision comes in a tense context with the supporters due to the ultimately aborted Super League project, of which the Blues were among the founding members.
“Three fan advisers, chosen through an election and selection process, will attend board meetings to ensure that general fan sentiment is factored into the club’s decision-making process. . […] Successful applicants will be required to enter into a confidentiality agreement, similar in scope to the confidentiality obligations of a member of the Chelsea Football Club board of directors. This will allow the Club to discuss and seek advice on a wide range of issues. Supporters advisers will have no voting rights and will not participate in any meetings relating to players, staff, Academy and related matters. Support counselors will attend approximately four meetings per year, and more if needed. If they complete the year successfully, they will have the right to select a UK registered charity to receive a contribution of £ 2,500 (or nearly € 2,900, Editor’s note) from the Club ”, specifies in particular the communicated from Chelsea. What to calm the anger of his fans?