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Managers to consider their own transfer window

The League Managers Association (LMA) is considering a transfer window for managers, similar to that currently in place for players.

NADS launch Disabled Fans’ Forum

Our friends at the National Association of Disabled Supporters (NADS) have announced the launch of a series of Disabled Fans’ Forum regional meetings across the country. The first meeting will take place at Birmingham City on Thursday, November 27, 2008 (1pm).

Fans across Europe say no to discrimination

It’s still not too late to get involved with the FARE European Action Week against Racism in Football which runs until Tuesday, October 28, 2008. The Europe-wide campaign has also seen domestic action from Kick It Out and Show Racism The Red Card.

Stoke suspend Away Card system

Stoke City have announced the Away Card system for their travelling supporters is to be suspended.

FSF Cymru site relaunched!

Regular visitors to this site will have noticed it was a bit plain in the past. Obviously we got up all the relevant info up, but it wasn’t exactly as snazzy as some other sites out there. We’re pretty pleased then that we’ve been able to give it a bit of an overhaul which should allow us to update more regularly as well as keep a decent record of all the work we’ve done in the past.

Archived FSF Cymru guides

15/10/08 – Germany v Wales, Monchengladbach.

Yorkshire, Humberside, North Midlands division launch

The new FSF Division for Yorkshire, Humberside and North Midlands will be having their first meeting on Sunday 26th October at the Old Peacock Public House, Elland Road, Leeds, LS11 8TU (opposite Elland Road) at 1.00 pm. Click here for directions to the Old Peacock.

Baku or bust

The ‘Baku or Bust’ Project for the Gôl Appeal was launched on the September 6th, 2008, in Cardiff.

Hammers fury over Tevez affair

The furore over the Carlos Tevez third party ownership affair rumbles on, with the revelation of a further intervention by the Football Association.

County manager Jewell blasts FA

Derby County manager Paul Jewell manager has blasted the Football Association’s handling of its investigation into alleged match fixing – and been backed by Norwich City manager Glenn Roeder.

Atletico home ban lifted

UEFA have temporarily lifted the ban which would have seen Atletico Madrid forced to play Champions League games away from their home stadium, the Vicente Calderon.

Atletico stadium ban causes headache for Reds

UEFA have announced Atletico Madrid’s next two Champions League home games must be played at a neutral venue, meaning Liverpool’s tie in eight days is to be moved – to an as yet unconfirmed venue.

FSF disgust at fan court verdict

The Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) offers its whole-hearted support to Chelsea fan Cliff Auger following today’s West London Courthouse decision to find him guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to a protected animal following Cliff’s actions to protect his own son.

FA attacks Cole boo-boys

England fans who booed Ashley Cole in England’s 5-1 victory over Kazakhstan have been branded “crazy” by the Football Association.

Nationwide FSF Fans’ Embassy and Cymru info

So the Premier League goes into hibernation and international fixtures are back upon us. It’s nice to take a breather from domestic football so we can debate more interesting and unusual topics. Like, erm, whether Lampard and Gerrard can play together.

UEFA threatens to ban clubs in debt

UEFA chief executive David Taylor yesterday warned that clubs who run up unsustainable debts may be barred from European competition in the future.

Triesman slams Premier League debt

FA chairman Lord Triesman has delivered a damning indictment on rampant debt in the Premier League – and his calls for greater financial transparency from football clubs have clearly riled Richard Scudamore.

David James and Tony Kempster win FSF awards

Portsmouth and England keeper David James has been presented with the Football Supporters’ Federation’s Football Writer of the Year 2008 award.

Safe standing receives welcome boost

It’s been a very good month for the FSF, we’ve long campaigned for the introduction of safe standing into the top two flights of English football and we’re seeing progress on this. In a significant vote for British football fans the Liberal Democrats chose to back safe standing at their annual conference, becoming the first mainstream party to do so in the process.

Extra Time!

Now we’ve all seen Ronny Rosenthal’s amazing miss at Villa Park which is often cited as the worst ever, but believe it or not, we think we might just have found a worse one. Unbelievable.

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