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How soon is imminent? 

When it comes to football regulation the word “imminent” has probably been said hundreds of times by ministers and civil servants in recent years - and an incoming football regulator (aka iREF) is more imminent than ever.

Torquay United latest non-league club in trouble

This week, Torquay United have signalled they may be heading into administration becoming the latest non-league club to face serious problems in recent months.

#ICYMI: Unlucky 13

England’s number nine Harry Kane has had a fine debut season in German football, having already netted 25 goals, but despite this contribution Bayern Munich find themselves eight points behind Leverkusen as they chase their 12th consecutive Bundesliga title. Kane should have finished their game against Bochum on 26 goals for the season but for this shocking miss when one-on-one with the ‘keeper.

FSA Cymru meet Welsh football authorities – February 2024

Earlier this month, supporter representatives from FSA Cymru met with the Football Association of Wales (FAW) to discuss issues around supporting the Welsh national team.

Free Lionesses Guide to Algeciras

The Lionesses will take on Austria (Friday 23rd February) and Italy (Tuesday 26th February) at Algeciras CF’s Nuevo Mirador stadium which is located in Andalusia, Spain. As ever our Free Lionesses guide is available to help any travelling supporters. 

#ICYMI: One miss to rule them all

Our #ICYMI archive is full of missed sitters, blunders and professional footballers generally missing open goals in all sorts of weird and wonderful ways. But Syndey FC’s Pat Wood might have just created the One Miss to Rule Them All with a truly demonic piece of footballing incompetence in the A-League this week – thanks to Andy Dye for bringing into our lives.

Rail industry seeks fans’ views on train travel

The FSA has partnered with key rail industry stakeholders the Rail Delivery Group (RDG) to help them understand the issues that matchgoers face when travelling by rail throughout the season.

Our newest community-owned club – East Thurrock CFC

Earlier this month we welcomed the latest fan-owned club to the FSA ranks, with the formation of East Thurrock Community FC in Essex. Here, chair of the newly-formed club Jack Duffin gives us the background to East Thurrock CFC’s formation, and how they got to where they are. 

Rainbow ball launced as EFL marks LGBT+ history month

This week the EFL launched the first ever official “rainbow ball” alongside its ball manufacturers Puma to mark this year’s LGBT+ history month.

Rail seats coming to Oakwell: Standing revolution continues

Last week, Barnsley signalled their intention to introduce rail seats at their famous old Oakwell ground – becoming the latest EFL club to offer their supporters real choice.

#ICYMI: Copa Del Whaaay

Real Sociedad’s Umar Sadiq missed not one but two gilt-edged chances during his side’s epic 0-0 draw away at Mallorca in the Copa Del Rey this week. The second of which, seen here on 71 minutes, was an absolute howler.

Rovers SAS launches at Ewood Park

Rovers SAS launched last Saturday (3rd February) at Ewood Park and our Fans for Diversity campaign, which is run with Kick It Out, was proud to be in attendance supporting their launch. 

Women’s game supporters survey launched

Today the FSA are launching a survey which will document the attitudes and experiences of fans of women’s football across a wide range of issues throughout the women’s game.

#ICYMI: Interference

The Argentine Premier Division kicked off this week and we’re off to a strong start with this blooper from Talleres defender Matias Catalán. Costing his side three points against Gimnasia in their opening game, Catalán can consider himself unlucky – his blunderous own goal was only possible due to the state of the modern offside law.

Jacqui Forster Memorial Award 2024: Nominations open

The Jacqui Forster Memorial Award, an award that celebrates women who do great things for the supporter movement, has returned for 2024 – and nominations are now open.

Green Football Weekend: Win £1,000 for your project

Green Football Weekend is almost upon us and the organisers are making a £1,000 grant available to support sustainability work in football.

Were you at the Hawthorns? We’d like to hear from you…

Sunday’s scenes at West Bromwich Albion v Wolves led to the announcement of an FA investigation within hours of the incident happening – and the FSA is keen to hear from supporters who were actually at the match so that your experiences are heard too.

Empty seats at Craven Cottage: Prices put cup magic in peril

If you were watching Fulham take on Newcastle United in the FA Cup fifth round this weekend you may have spotted swathes of empty seats in the home ends – and it wasn’t apathy keeping the regulars away.

FSA statement following incident at WBA-Wolves

Football Supporters’ Association statement following yesterday’s incident at WBA-Wolves:

Reading: Supporter solidarity in the women’s game

Those following the FSA on social media, or our affiliated supporter groups at Reading, will be well aware of the crisis that has enveloped the club. 

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