When Punjabi Rams started our primary intention was to improve diversity in the stands, have a voice with the club and regardless of race or religion make sure Derby County fans felt safe watching their beloved team.
With our efforts during the administration season it became clear we could have a wider impact, seen by our campaigning to save the club and raising money to fund tickets for the Rams family.
When the club announced their intention to form a Supporters' Board we asked our members whether they felt Punjabi Rams should have any involvement. Members have voted strongly in favour of participation.
135 Votes Cast (28% of Membership)
When we have clarity on the board structure - and if successful in getting a seat - we’ll run a selection process for a member with relevant experience who can push for the accountability we need.
This is a time for collaboration and constructive challenge so we don’t have the situation of the previous ownership. This is an opportunity to engage with the club to ensure its future well being.
As the process progresses we don’t believe in the rhetoric that members of the board will be seen as an enemy of the fanbase. That said, not all DCFC supporters will agree with the board. We respect those opinions and we don’t claim to represent the entire fan base.
Last weekend the team and fans illustrated a togetherness and passion that money can’t buy. There are 16 games left. On and off the pitch we need to show that same unity to achieve promotion.
We are Derby