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Latest News from the Dundee United Supporters Foundation.

DUSF Founder Membership

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We now have more than 40 Founder Members who have signed up with the Foundation. Many thanks to all of them for their support, Founder Membership will remain open until 11th September (a day we all remember) and it would be great to get to 5-0! So if you are interested please message or email us at info@dusf.scot for an application form or visit https://dusf.scot/founder-members/

A big thanks also to those of you that have joined the Foundation through our web site. If you would like to become a Member please visit our site atwww.dusf.scot where you can make a monthly pledge.

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Supporters lay Foundation for financial stability at Dundee United

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As any football fan knows, the best ideas always come to you while sitting in the pub having a pint after a game.

With that undisputed fact in mind, we should all raise our glasses to toast the new Dundee United Supporters’ Foundation.

Seven ordinary United fans gathered in Frews Bar in the city as their beloved Tangerines headed towards relegation and contemplated the dire financial consequences that come with it.

There was anger and disillusionment among the wider fanbase about how the club was playing on the park and being run under chairman Stephen Thompson, culminating in protests during and after matches.

Rather than just mump and moan, though, these diehards decided to be positive and constructive.

Taking inspiration and valuable advice from the much-admired Foundation of Hearts, they formed a seven-strong steering group and put their plan into action piece by piece.

With the endorsements of legendary ex-players Finn Dossing, Willie Pettigrew and Billy McKinlay secured, the DUSF is being formally launched tomorrow at City Quay in Dundee and over 100 people are expected to attend…

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Thank you for the support

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We have been bowled over by the support we have received thus far and are delighted by the level of founder members that have joined in the last couple of weeks. We are also really pleased to have reached another milestone – we are now over 1,000 likes on Facebook! Thanks for all your support and keep your eye on our Facebook page as we will have more information coming your way soon, the DUSF Steering Group.

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Meeting with the Club Board

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Two members of the DUSF Steering Group met with the club Chairman and Directors on the 2nd of June along with representatives of the other Dundee United Supporters’ organisations.

It was a constructive meeting and we will share the minutes once they have been issued.

The Board were very interested to find out more about the Foundation and we will arrange a future meeting where we can discuss the aims and objectives in more detail.