News Archive

First Quarterly Newsletter

As part of the Dee4Life Board's drive to engage with our fellow members, we are delighted  to release the first in a new series of Dee4Life quarterly newsletters. The newsletter explores on-the-pitch and off-the-pitch matters over the course of this season and will make for some light reading ...

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Board Update

The Directors of the Society are pleased to announce that Douglas Tott has been co-opted to serve as a new Board member. Douglas is a lifelong supporter of the Club and although not able to attend many games from his home in Islay, he always plans his visits back to Dundee around the home fixture ...

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Board Resignation

It is with much sadness that the Directors of the Society announce that Ian Baird has stepped down from his position as Director and Secretary. Ian has been a board member since 2013 and during this time he has worked tirelessly for the benefit of the board and all the Society members.
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Dee4Life has played a vital role in supporting the development of the new 'Dundee Football Club Historical Trust' (Reg. SC050286) and is delighted to be continuing to provide support. The Trust's Chairman Jim Mitchell recently released the statement below and more exciting news will follow in the ...

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Dee4Life (DFCSS) have been collaborating with Dundee FC in the Community Trust in recent months and as a result Dee4Life is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the 'Cammy Kerr Soccer Schools to the sum of £888.00 which means 120 children can continue to enjoy 'free' after school football ...

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The Society AGM and a lively Q&A took place on the 11th January 2020. The AGM included a comprehensive report on the Society's performance over the past 12 months plus a presentation of the Accounts for the year to 31 May 2019 and the re-appointment of two Directors. The Directors are also pleased ...

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The Society's Directors are delighted to announce that the next AGM and Q&A will be held on Saturday 11th January 2020 at: 'Dundee Social Club', Thistle Street, Dundee DD3 7RF. Doors open at 10.30am and the meeting will commence at 11.00am. All current Members are welcome to attend and full details ...

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Supporters Direct Scotland has launched its Scottish Football Supporters Survey 2019/20.

For further information please use the following link:

For immediate access to the survey please use the following link: http://w ...

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The Society Make Donation to Foodbank Appeal.

With the Easter fast approaching and stocks of cereal at the Dundee Foodbank running low Gary and Wendy Knight of the Big Rabbie D Dark Blues thoughtfully decided to launch an appeal to Dundee fans attending Celtic game for donations to provide the children's Easter Holiday Clubs across Dundee with ...

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The Scottish Football Supporters Survey is a national survey run by Supporters Direct Scotland since 2012.

This is the first year of a three-year benchmarking study – a partnership between SD Scotland, the SFA and the SPFL.

The survey builds on the three themes identified in 2017: Value for Money ...

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The Society's AGM on Saturday the 12th January was very well attended and all the Board Reports were unanimously adopted. The appointment of Norrie Price (picture) as a 'new' Director was confirmed and greatly welcomed by all along with the re-appointments of Carol Findlay, Calum Findlay and Dave ...

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The Society Board is pleased to announce that the next AGM and Q&A is to be held commencing at 11.00am on Saturday 12th January at the 'Dundee Social Club', Thistle Street, Dundee DD3 7RF. All current members are welcome to attend and full details are available on the 'Downloads and Minutes' ...

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The Society Board is seeking nominations for places on the Board ahead of the next AGM to take place on Saturday 12th January 2019 at the 'Dundee Social Club' in Thistle Street, Dundee DD3 7RF. The 'Request for Board Nominations' letter and all other election documents are available on the ...

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DFCSS sponsor Darren O'Dea and Jessie Curran and launch 2018 Winter Raffle for Society members

Details of the above have today been circulated to the Members and the raffle prize list is as follows:

1 Framed Dundee FC jersey – Randy Wolters

1 Framed Dundee FC jersey – Craig Wighton

1 bottle Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey

1 bottle Bunnahabhain (12-year-old Islay malt whisky)

1 bottle ...

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Paul Vincent (Picture) had a great day in hospitality at Dens last Saturday representing the Society following the £300 donation to the 2018 Dee Promotions Youth Raffle. Paul who was the lucky winner of the Society members' draw said that he was especially delighted to be photographed on the pitch ...

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Alan Gilzean (22 October 1938 – 8 July 2018)

All at DFCSS were saddened to hear of the death of Alan Gilzean. Gillie's finishing prowess was so often the deciding factor in the Dundee FC glory days of the early 1960's. Without doubt one of the greatest ever to pull on the dark blue jersey, he was a massive hero to thousands of Dundee fans and ...

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The Society Board is delighted to confirm that the 2018 AGM held on the 10th March was a great success and the wide ranging discussions that followed the meeting were extremely positive. Many excellent suggestions were put forward by the members and the Society Board will be acting on the ...

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The Society AGM takes place on Saturday the 10th March in the Dundee Social Club and the Board asks that members planning to attend try to arrive between 10.30am and 10.45am for registration and refreshments ahead of the planned start time of 11.00am.

Details of the AGM were emailed to all the ...

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Dundee FC 2006 (Under-12’s) Training Camp in Valencia – Request to Society Members for Support

The Society Board is delighted to publicise and support this one off trip which has been planned and funded through the efforts of the parents and kids and is to be hosted by the Valencia CF Academy and Youth Coaches.

The camp takes place between the 6th and 9th April 2018 and is guaranteed to ...

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The new events are 'Craft Beer Discovery' in the Bonnar Hall on 10th February 2018, and 'Dundee Whisky Festival' in the Bonnar Hall on 24th March 2018 and the Society Board in partnership with Harbro Events is delighted to offer 10% discount on tickets purchased by Society members via the ...

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The Board is keen to provide support and publicity for this great annual event which is due to take place in the Invercarse Hotel on Friday 13th April 7.00 for 7.30pm. Downfield Musical Society will as ever be providing the entertainment and the theme for this year is Motown, Rod Stewart, The ...

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Supporters Direct Scotland (SD Scotland) recently released the findings of their first index into the governance and ownership of clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL).The index builds on a Working Group Report on Supporter Involvement in Football Clubs (made up of the SFA, ...

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The Society Board will meet shortly to agree the date and details for the next AGM and Social event. It will take place early in the New Year and all members will be contacted directly with details as soon as they’re agreed. NB: It was previously intended that the AGM would have taken place before ...

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There’s been a great response to the membership renewals with the number of new and renewed memberships now over the 100 mark and growing daily.
The Society Board wishes extend a BIG THANKS to everyone who’s responded so far and for anyone who’s thinking about it please note that there’s no cut-off ...

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The Society’s Board is delighted to confirm that the ‘New Memberships’ application process is now available to all those wishing to maintain their membership or for non-members wishing to join.
Sadly it’s been a very long time since memberships were frozen way back on the 22nd December 2015 as a ...

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Society Board Changes

The Directors of the Society are delighted to announce that Calum Findlay has been co-opted to serve as new Board member. Calum is a lifelong supporter of the Club and has been a helping the Society as a volunteer on a range of IT matters over the past nine months. His appointment will add valuable ...

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Society AGM and Board Meetings

The minutes of the June 2017 AGM and two board recent meetings are now available to be viewed in the 'Downloads and Minutes' section of the website.
The members of the Board would also like to thank everyone who attended the AGM and especially Barry Smith who joined the meeting at the end of the ...

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DFCSS Sponsorship of Dundee Schools' U16 Caira Trophy Final 2016/17

Result: Grove 6 – 0 St. John’s

Grove dominated the first half and deservedly led 4-0 at half time through 3 well taken goals and 1 from the penalty spot. St. John’s was a much improved side in the second half and created a few chances but failed to find the back of the net. Grove scored another 2 ...

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Welcome Back Neil

On behalf its Members' the Society Board would like to warmly welcome Neil McCann back to Dens at the start of what will hopefully be a long and very successful period managing the Club.

Picture by courtesy of DC Thomson

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Following on from the AGM on the 15th April 2017 the DFCSS Board is pleased announce that there will be further AGM and Q&A to be held at 7.30pm on Thursday the 15th June in the 'Dundee Social Club', Thistle Street, Dundee, DD3 7RF.
In addition to the items on the previous Agenda the Board's ...

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DFCSS Sponsorship of Dundee Schools’ U15 Senior Sports Cup Final 2016/17

Result: Grove 1 – 2 Monifieth

In a hard fought match at Dens dominated mostly by Grove the ‘Man of the Match’ was Monifieth’s Ewan Stewart (pic.) who scored both of his team’s goals. Monifieth’s goalkeeper Jamie Lockhart ran him a very close second for the honour with a string of fine saves at the ...

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Fantastic Trip To Motherwell!!!!

The Society Board wishes to sincerely thank all the supporters who filled the seats on the coach to Motherwell. The departing smiles seen in the photo were even bigger on the way back to Dundee and massive congratulations must also go to Neil McCann and the team for securing such a great result.

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Sportsman's Dinner 27th November 2016

Please see the below from Dave Forbes. Dave organised a very successful sportsman's / legend's dinner on Sunday 27th November which was extremely well attended by fans and former players alike.

'I'd like to place on record my thanks to all who attended the Sportsman's Dinner in Invercarse Hotel ...

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The DFCSS coach to Fir Park is now full.

The Society Board wishes to thank all those who've booked seats and apologise again to those we couldn't accommodate. Fingers now tightly crossed for a vital win!

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DFCSS Members Bus to Fir Park on Saturday 29th April - UPDATE

There's been a great response with the coach filling rapidly. Approximately 10 seats remain. Please check details below and email if you'd like to reserve a place.

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DFCSS Members Bus to Fir Park on Saturday 29th April

The Society Board is keen to support Neil McCann and the team at this extremely critical stage of the season and in doing so give Society Members who would not otherwise be attending the game an opportunity to follow The Dees at Fir Park.
A 65 seat coach has been booked therefore to depart from ...

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On behalf of its Members’ the Society Board would like to thank Paul Hartley for his commitment and hard work as Manager and wish him all the very best for the future.
The Board would also like to welcome Neil McCann back to Dens and very much hope that his appointment will help to secure the Club’s ...

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The Society would like to thank everyone who attended the meeting at the Park House Hotel on Saturday morning. It proved to be a very constructive event with a wide range of positive suggestions made by those in attendance. Importantly all agreed that the Society needs to have a far clearer purpose ...

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The Directors of the Society are delighted to announce that Fergus Storrier has been co-opted to serve as a Board member. Fergus is a lifelong supporter of the Club and rarely misses games, home or away. His appointment will add a considerable amount of additional skills and experience to the Board ...

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AGM Reminder

The Society AGM takes place this Saturday as detailed below and if you’re planning to attend please try to arrive between 10.00am and 10.20am for registration and a refreshment before the start.
If you're unsure whether or not you renewed your membership before memberships were frozen on the 13 ...

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2017 AGM Downloads

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the above named Society will be held at 10.30am on Saturday 15th April 2017. Please refer to '2017 AGM Notice letter and Agenda' in the downloads section for for full details.

All appropriate documents are also available in the downloads ...

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Upcoming 2017 AGM

The DFCSS 2017 AGM details will be announced tomorrow 18/03/2017.


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DFCSS Board Number Shortages

Hi all

Over the past few years it has become very apparent that the society board does not have enough members in order to function as effectively as it might. This was borne in January when a meeting was called that I could not make and I couldn't get in touch with my fellow board members in time ...

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Nil By Mouth survey

Please see below email received from the charity Nil By Mouth and a link to a survey that they are undertaking.

This is something I'm sure we all feel strongly about so if you are so inclined please take the survey - takes about five minutes.


Good evening,

I am contacting you on behalf of the ...

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James Fraser Dundee FC 1949 - 51

I was made aware of Jimmy Fraser whilst talking to a girl at work who turned out to be his Granddaughter. During the conversation she mentioned that the family had a few mementos of Jimmy's time as a professional player at Dundee and afterwards at Yeovil Town.

Included was the photographed DFC ...

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2016 Minutes

Minutes of some meetings held during 2016 have been uploaded to the downloads and minutes section of this website.

The most recent set of society accounts have now been submitted clearing the way for the organisation of an AGM. Please bear with us on this as it is not a quick or easy process ...

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Back up and running

At last we are back up and running with the website and will be posting news articles and information on an ongoing basis.

Watch this space for updates.

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Oor Bobby

As most of you will know the Oor Wullie Bucket Trail, in place over the school holidays in Dundee, features an Oor Wullie sculpture decorated in a classic 1962 Dundee kit. To make it an even bigger stand out it has the number 3 and the name COX on its back.

The sculptures, all 70 of them, will be ...

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Calling all Dundee FC fans

After the club’s announcement earlier this week that just over 3,000 season tickets have been sold for the forthcoming season, I’d just like to take the opportunity to back the rallying call that’s been issued. All season ticket purchases so far are of course greatly appreciated but there must be ...

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Fans Rep - Have you got your season ticket yet?

I’m sure all Dundee fans are as delighted as I am with the recent announcement that Craig Wighton has extended his contract until the end of 2019. Add that to Cammy Kerr’s extension to 2018 at the back end of last season and it demonstrates that the current board of directors is very much focused ...

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Matchday for Maggies

Dee Promotions and Dundee Football Club are very excited to bring a special Ladies day to Dens Park in partnership with Maggie’s.

On Saturday the 7th of May we are proud to host Match Day for Maggie’s when Dundee take on Hamilton in the Ladbrokes Premiership.

The event that will be held in the ...

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First fans are in with the bricks..

Dundee Football Club is excited to announce that the first phase of ‘in with the bricks’ are now installed at Dens Park.

The bricks are facing the pitch, situated along the wall of the Stand Enclosure in the Main Stand next to the players’ tunnel.

For those fans who have bought a brick they are ...

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Resignation from society board - Alan McEwan

The board of The Dundee FC Supporters Society has recently been advised of the resignation of Chairman Alan McEwan. Alan has cited personal and professional reasons for this decision.Alan has been a stalwart of the society since taking up the position in November last year and has been instrumental ...

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Ticket Arrangements - February & March 2016

Ticketing arrangements are now in place for all our matches until the end of March. William Hill Scottish Cup replay, Dundee v Dumbarton at Dens Park on Tuesday 23rd of February with a 7.45pm kick off. 

Adult £15, All Concessions:(children under 16, Seniors (65 or over), Full Time Students with ...

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Maurice Kidd - " A Superb Supporter of Dundee FC"

The Dundee FC Supporters' Society would like to pass on our condolences to the family of former DFCSS and Dundee Football Club director Maurice Kidd who sadly lost his battle with cancer in the early hours of Saturday 20th February. Maurice joined the club board as a fans’ representative alongside ...

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SPFL Reconstruction Survey Results

DFCSS would like to thank everybody who took the time to complete our SPFL reconstruction survey. You have been sharing your views on the future of Scottish football by engaging with our survey that was open for responses from 20th January - 5th February.

We received a fantastic 841 responses and ...

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SPFL Reconstruction Survey

With dialogue beginning recently between SPFL clubs on the potential for league reconstruction, the Dundee Football Club Supporters Society would like to make every effort possible to ensure that Dundee Supporters voices’ are heard loud and clear during any forthcoming meetings and ultimately any ...

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Bobby Cox Boardroom Picture

Discussions have been taking place recently between the society and the club over this signed picture of our League winning Captain, Bobby Cox.

At present the picture hangs proudly in the club boardroom however the society has approached the club to discuss the possibility of re-locating it. We ...

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Tickets are on sale now for our William Hill Scottish Cup meeting with Falkirk on Saturday, 9th January 2016, kick off 3pm.

Both clubs have agreed reduced pricing for the match which is sure to be a cracker with both teams coming into the match on the back of good results. Paul Hartley’s men will ...

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Perfect Start to 2016 for The Dark Blues


Dundee came from behind to grab the New Year derby honours in a 2-1 win at Dens Park on Saturday 2nd January 2016. Blair Spittal put Dundee United ahead with an early free kick, but Kane Hemmings struck back late in the first half. Nick Ross's winner just after the hour ...

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The board have received and approved the audited accounts and are pleased to publish financial results for the year ending May 31 2015. The results reflect the investment made during the year in the playing staff, youth development and the infrastructure of the club. The loss for the year was £197k, ...

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Dundee Football Club is excited to announce a fantastic opportunity for fans to have their name ‘in with the bricks’ at Dens Park. At just £50, have your name, a loved one’s name or a message engraved into one of the bricks which will be fitted inside Dens. The bricks will be facing the pitch, ...

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Election of new DFCSS Membership Secretary

DFCSS are delighted to announce the election of our new Membership Secretary. Jamie Keith was proposed and unanimously confirmed by the DFCSS directors during our board meeting on Thursday 17th December 2015. Jamie will take up his role immediately and co-ordinate all society administrative matters.

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DFC Seniors Meeting - 14th December 2015

The latest DFC Seniors meeting was held in the premises of Showcase the Street in Manhattan Works, Dundonald Street on Monday 14th December.

Although a smaller than normal group met, as always, a very open and honest exchange of views was had. It was later discovered that a few members had been in ...

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DFC Seniors Meeting

The next DFC Seniors meeting will be on Monday 14th December at Showcase the Street, Manhattan Works, Dundonald Street.

The meeting will start at 11am.

Come along and have a look at the STS indoor facilities and have a blether with Bobby Glennie too!

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Election of new DFCSS Chairman

Following on from the announcement of Brian Lawrence as the new fans rep to the board of Dundee Football Club, the society are delighted to announce the election of Alan McEwan to the position of DFCSS Chairman.

Alan was proposed and unanimously confirmed by all directors as the new Chairman of ...

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DFCSS Fans Rep Introduction

Hi everybody,

Having been elected by the DFCSS board of directors as the society's new fans rep to the board of Dundee Football Club on Tuesday 1st December 2015, I wanted to take the opportunity to introduce myself to all those of a Dark Blue persuasion. One of the reasons I wanted to introduce ...

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Election of new DFCSS Fans Rep

DFCSS are delighted to announce the election of our new Fans Rep to the board of directors at Dundee Football Club.

Brian Lawrence was proposed and unanimously confirmed by the DFCSS directors during our board meeting on Tuesday 1st December 2015. Pending the conclusion of formalities, Brian will ...

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DFCSS Statement - 18/11/2015

The Dundee Football Club Supporters Society board is acutely aware that the recent period of instability and upheaval within DFCSS has led to a decreasing and infrequent level of communication emanating from the society to it’s members, the wider Dundee FC supporter base and the local community.

We ...

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New board members as of 3rd November 2015

In accordance with election rules the nominations for election to the society board were closed on 3rd November at 5pm. There were two valid nominations received for the four board positions available. Please refer to the official announcement published by EMG, which is availabe in the downloads ...

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SGM Announcement

Dear Member,

Once again the society board has been subjected to significant change over the last year or so. Not only have two of the board’s most senior, and most prominent, members resigned from their positions but the removal by the club of DFCTV rights has seen some of the society’s major ...

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Board Resignations

The Society board have reluctantly accepted the resignation of Society Chairman Peter Campbell, aswell as Director/Fans Rep Colin Reid.

Over the past 2 years, Peter has dedicated his time tirelessly between multiple aspects in the Society, often being the glue that holds together the board and ...

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Supporter Liaison Officer (SLO)


I have been asked to give some information on the clubs Supporter Liaison Officer.

Below is two websites to give you brief information on what and why we have SLO's.

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DFCSS Board Meeting Notes (16/4)

Last night (16th April) the Society held a Board meeting, with many things on the agenda including:

- Minutes of previous board meeting being approved with amendments, these will published online shortly.

- Discussion on the issues faced in the South Enclosure, and how the society will work with ...

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Platinum & Gold+ Members Lunch

The Society are pleased to confirm the date of the Plaintum and Gold Plus members lunch at Dens is set for Tuesday 21st April.

We will be in touch with all Platinum and Gold Plus members shortly to confirm availability and attendance at the lunch with Paul Hartley and the team.  

Thank you for ...

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Fans Representative Q and A

Over the past 2 weeks, Fans Representative to the Club board Colin Reid has been taking all questions regarding the clubs current situation. Today he posted the official Club replies to fans questions, here they are in full;

First Team

It is the considered opinion of the Board that the Club is ...

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DFCSS Board Meeting Minutes Added

Society Board Meeting Minutes for 6/12/14 and 18/12/14 have been added to the Downloads and Minutes section of the website.  

Missing minutes for the period between 19/08/14 and 6/12/14 shall be added in the near future.

Thank you for your co-operation in the meantime.

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DFCSS Board Meeting Notes

Tonight (22nd January) the Society held a Board meeting, with many things on the agenda including:

- Minutes of previous board meeting approved with amendments, these will published online shortly, along with the current backlog (for which we profusely apologise).

- Society looking into ways to ...

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AGM Update - Board Resignations

As required in the Society model rules all serving Board members that have been co-opted onto the Society Board since the previous AGM must resign at the next AGM. To comply with this rule both Carol & Robyn Findlay will resign from the Society Board in the run up to the AGM. Carol & Robyn have ...

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The Directors of the Society are pleased to announce that this years AGM will take place on Saturday the 6th of December at 10:30 in the Penman Lounge at Dens Park.

Nominations for election to the Society board will open on the 8th of November and close on friday the 21st of November

To take part ...

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Chairmans Update October

Dundee FC Supporters’ Society Chairman’s report September 2014

Dear Members,

This is my, much overdue, first report of the new season. To be honest, I have been putting it off as I didn’t think I had a lot to mention, but as I sit down now and list my bullet points it is clear to me that there ...

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Society & DSA joint statement

The Dundee FC Supporters Society and the Dundee FC Supporters Association were disappointed to read today of ungrounded allegations of sectarian issues within the Dundee support and categorically state that these unfounded accusations are simply untrue.

The City of Dundee should pride itself on ...

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Director Resignation

The Society board have reluctantly accepted the resignation of Membership director Graham Pert. Graham leaves with the best wishes of the board and we would like to thank him for his dedication and determination to the Society and the fans over the last year

Graham has decided to take a step back ...

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DSA have called an EGM for Saturday 12/7/14 in the Taxi Club. Meeting starts at 12 noon

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Society Membership Update

The Society introduced its first ever annual membership on the 1st of June 2014 after the members voted for its introduction at our SGM in August. In less than two weeks since its introduction the Society has well over 650 fully paid up adult members! This represents a fantastic response from our ...

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Chairmans report

Let me start by offering you all an apology, it has been two months since my last update, and although our communications director has been requesting this update for weeks now it has taken a while for me to put pen to paper so to speak. The last three months have been incredibly busy, not only ...

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Fans' Rep Report

The Society has launched new membership packages in the last few weeks, namely Gold+, Exile and Diamond. The introduction of these packages gives better options to suit all price ranges.

All details of these are available at and will feature on the new Society site once launched. ...

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DFCSS Statement

The Board of DFCSS have been aware for some time of the mounting concerns of our members regarding the recent stop/start nature of our team’s promotion bid, with the main body of opinion attributing this largely to inconsistencies in the decision making of John Brown during his tenure as manager of ...

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Chairmans Update

It’s been a busy time since my last Chairman’s update. The AGM came and went in November. I was pleased with the way it turned out and felt that the Society got the organisation just right on the day. There was a healthy turn out, the accounts and reports were all signed off and there was a good ...

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Society Board Meeting Live Update

-Minutes of previous board meeting (21/11/12) approved with amendments, these will published online shortly

-Graham Pert provided an update on the continuing work on the new ladies toilet block in the Derry.

-Society will be writing to all members in the coming months with regard to the ...

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Introducing the Society’s new Finance Director, Carol Findlay

Carol was born and brought up in Dundee, educated first at Hillside Primary and then Menzieshill High. She has been a Dee since the mid seventies when she began attending games with a group of friends. "Those were the days," she reminisces. "No seats; just steps and railings. There was no ...

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Introducing Our New Man on the Board - Ian Baird

Ian is a life-long supporter of the Club, and Trustee and Secretary of Dark Blue Business Trust. Brought up in Dundee Ian started his business career in the city as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, followed by a move into residential property development where he held senior management and director ...

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