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When Saturday Comes - Merthyr Town photo project

This fanzine is currently working with a talented local photographer John Smith on a project to depict match day life at Penydarren Park. The project is in its infancy but John aka Same Old Smith Photography has shared his early pics with When Saturday Comes magazine to advertise what we are trying to achieve, a link to the article is below:

http://www.wsc.co.uk/news/13688-new-photo-project-captures-matchdays-at-supporter-owned-merthyr-town

We are currently awaiting news of exhibition space during the forthcoming Merthyr Rising festival to provide an opportunity to showcase both the fanzine cover artwork and also the photography project.

A reminder of who we are

Another opportunity to view the Trust history document that we produced a couple of seasons ago;

http://content.yudu.com/web/fiqy/0A3x7w4/hist011/index.html

We hope it inspires you. Keep the faith. Progress through stability.

The birth of the Trust

21-February-2004.
Nathan and Ryan were fast asleep by the time we got to Tredegar. Mr Evans (Wolvesy) and I were chatting about the upcoming Wolves v Fulham game at Molineux.
Then the Wolfman, just happened to drop into our conversation; “Tell me Mark, what’s your opinion on supporters trusts?”
“Well, I’m not very familiar with the concept, Mark, to be honest, why do you ask?” It was clear from Mr Evans’ response that; he was very well read and extremely familiar with supporters groups, and the notion of Football Trusts, (no surprise there) and their involvement in Football Clubs.
Whilst the two unexcitable Wolves supporters slept soundly in the back of the car, we formulated a plan, as to how we could get the fans and board at MTFC to support the idea of; fans having an input into the running of the club and helping to raise revenue for the club.
“We will need to elect a committee, and we will need a decent chairman, any ideas?” he teased. When the penny dropped, I offered my servi…