August Newsletter and Membership

A newsletter has been posted today to all Brighton St Pauli members (for the current email addresses we have details).

If you’d expect to be receiving the Newsletter and haven’t, then you can re-enter your details at the Membership Application link.

We’ll send out the newsletter to any new subscribers.  Maybe we’ll even catch you soon at the Duke of Wellington on 7th August for the second live screening: St Pauli v Dynamo Dresden game!!

 

Forza St Pauli

Geoff

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Support for Braun-Weisse Hilfe (Brown and White Help)

We have members in St Pauli who have witnessed the activities around St Pauli in the lead up to this week’s G20 summit.

The police’s actions to peaceful parties around St Pauli, plus their willingness to ignore court rulings regarding campsites for people visiting Hamburg, and their decision to enter the campsite and attack campers late at night can only be described as brutal.

In response, Brighton St Pauli fanclub has raised funds to support the victims of police violence, donating €400 to the BRAUN-WEISSE HILFE which is a legal solidarity project from St Pauli fans for St Pauli fans.

The aim of the BRAUN-WEISSE HILFE is to educate the fans as thoroughly as possible about stadium bans, regulations and police networks and state repression against football fans, to offer help and to prevent problems. Since the foundation of the Antirepressionsgruppe in 2004, a whole series of activities have been organized in addition to collecting donations:

• Support for those affected by providing financial and legal assistance

• Support for the nationwide fan rights fund

• Exhibition during the World Cup 2006 “Freedom for the curves – a glance behind the shining façade of the World Cup”

• Solisampler “Freedom for the curves”

• Co-founding the project “Freedom for the terraces”

• Various information events in the Fanladen St Pauli and the Fanräume

• Info stalls, as well as poster and transparency campaigns on game days

If you would like to support the BRAUN-WEISSE HILFE, please send your donation directly to the BRAUN-WEISSE HILFE bank account:

Jugend und Sport, Fanladen St. Pauli
IBAN DE37200505501045210935
BIC HASPDEHHXXX
Reference: Braun-Weisse Hilfe

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Help Refugees – Follow the ‘Sussex to Calais’ Playlist

Last night we attended a meeting hosted by the Hummingbirds in Brighton, which discussed how people can help Refugees currently camped in Calais and Dunkirk.

On the important point of fundraising, students from the Universities of Sussex, Falmer and Brighton explained how they are running a group called ‘Sussex to Calais’ and asked for people to help them to potentially raise money in the following way:

  1. Spotify is running a ‘Sound Clash’ competition for university societies, with a prize worth £10,000.  See http://spotify-soundclash.co.uk
  2. The prize goes to the society that creates a playlist with the highest number of followers – EASY.
  3. Logon to your Spotify Account (you can log in via Facebook or create an account if you don’t currently use Spotify)
  4. Search for the ‘Sussex to Calais’ playlist
  5. Follow

Currently ‘Sussex to Calais’ are ranked 11th, and are the best-placed humanitarian group looking to help refugees. The competition closes in 19 days (22nd March 2016).

Please share.  Reminders will be posted on Twitter, as well as other updates aiming to support The Hummingbirds and other organisations from Brighton/Sussex doing great work for refugees.

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July Newsletter and Membership

After the excitement of last season’s close shave, we’ve finally got round to thinking ahead a bit and the realisation that the season starts on Saturday!!  That’s only 5 days away!!  

A newsletter has been posted today to all Brighton St Pauli members (to the current email addresses we have details for), and we are planning in future to give more regular updates.

If you’d expect to be receiving the Newsletter and haven’t, then you can re-enter your details at the Membership Application link.

New members are always welcome and can apply at the above link – It’s FREE too!!! Which could be excellent value for money!!

 

Enjoy the season ahead!!

 

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Winterbreak Nearly Over!!

With just over a week to go until the Winterbreak ends and February is looking crucial with more proverbial ‘six-pointers’ than you can shake a snow globe at!!

FC St Pauli will restart the season sitting in 17th position and will play teams in the next 4 rounds who are all currently in the bottom 7.

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Winterbreak Table

Round 20 – SV Sandhausen (away) 7 Feb.

Round 21 – Greuther Fürth (home) 16th Feb.

Round 22 – 1860 München (away) 21th Feb.

Round 23 – Erzgebirge Aue (home) 1st Mar.

 

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Twelve Points to XMAS!!

Currently sitting at the bottom of Bundesliga-2, St. Pauli have accumulated just 12pts from the 15 games played so far this season. Despites the table being impossibly tight, things are looking bleak (avoiding a midwinter pun).

St. Pauli have four games before the winter break, that’s a potential 12pts!! That would DOUBLE their current total, and probably bring an early retirement to my (so far NOT) ‘Lucky Socks’.

Remaining games are:
Fri 5th Dec, Bochum v St. Pauli 18:30 (CET)
Sun 14th Dec, St. Pauli v Darmstadt 13:30 (CET)
Wed 17th Dec, Ingolstadt v St. Pauli 17:30 (CET)
Sat 20th Dec, St. Pauli v Aalen 13:00 (CET)

Finger’s X’d for a WWWW.

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St Pauli on tele!!

Two games are being shown live on BTSport.

First up is the DFB Pokal 2nd Round match
Tues 28th Oct 2014. St Pauli v Borussia Dortmund 19:30(GMT) BT Sport 1 / BT Sport 1 HD.

Secondly is the Bundesliga 2 match
Sat 1st Nov 2014. FC Nuremberg v St Pauli 12:00(GMT) BT Sport 2 / BT Sport 2 HD.

There’s plenty of TBC listed, so fingers x’d for more matches.

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