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Wales at the Euros – Your Questions Answered

The draw has been made and FSF Cymru have been preparing in earnest to assist as many Welsh fans as possible with the planning and ticket arrangements ahead of Wales first appearance at a major final since 1958.

Doncaster stick to Twenty’s Plenty for FA Cup

The third round of the FA Cup has a special place in the hearts of many football fans as the big teams find themselves on the road less travelled.

Eroding the magic of the cup? Fans unhappy with third round prices

Sheffield United fans will have to pay some eye-watering prices at Old Trafford next month, as they travel to face Manchester United in the FA Cup third round. Pete Wells from Tyneside Blades says such prices detracts from the magic of the cup…

2015: A year in the life of the FSF


Homes of Football: Carlisle United, my number one club

Stuart Roy Clarke’s photography gets to the heart of football – here he tells us about two classic shots from Carlisle United after the club was recently forced out of Brunton Park by flooding…

And finally… the best/worst of 2015

We’ve been spoilt with And finally this year, with 2015 providing us with a cornucopia of defensive mishaps, goalkeeping blunders and astonishing own goals from across world football. We’ve picked out our favourite five of the year.

Physio, manager, chairman – how to spend 70 years at one non-league club

Ken Gaunt reports from Boldmere St Michaels, where he spoke to club president Harry Peakman who has been at the non-league side for more than 70 years…

Former-England cricketer keeping non-league tradition alive

Former-PA reporter Ken Gaunt talks to a Hampshire sporting hero, and former-England spinner, Shaun Udal (pictured centre) about his love for non-league football at Basingstoke Town FC…

And finally… goalkeepers are different

 And finally… is often accused of persecuting goalkeepers. To put an end to such accusations, we present this young Uruguayan Nacional goalkeeper racing up the pitch to score for his side in the Semifinal Uruguayo 2015.

Foreign Office launches Euro2016 travel advice

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has launched a campaign providing advice and information to British football fans travelling out to the 2016 European Championships in France.

Charlton fans “stand up for the two percent”

Charlton Athletic’s chief executive Katrien Meire claimed at a meeting with fans that only “two percent” of Charlton fans were unhappy with how the club is being run.

Dons seeking voluntary liaison officer

Supporter-owned club AFC Wimbledon are looking to recruit a volunteer liaison officer (VLO). 

Can I bring banners into the ground?

We asked every club in the Premier League and Football League five questions relating to their rules on bringing banners into stadiums. See their answers below. If your club is missing give them a nudge by contacting your SLO.

The 2015 FSF Awards with William Hill – results!

The Renaissance Hotel in London played host to the 2015 FSF Awards in association with William Hill last night.

Alexis Sanchez wins FSF 2015 Player of the Year award

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez will be named Player of the Year at the Football Supporters’ Federation Awards in association with William Hill, which takes place tonight in London.

And finally… defenders making decisions #367

Brazilian legend Roberto Carlos, now head coach at Delhi Dynamos in the Indian Super League, does not look impressed with his defender Anas – whose decision to attempt a ridiculous diving header clearance cost his team dearly…

It’s time that fans are heard in the boardrooms

A bill designed to increase the say fans have in their clubs will go before Parliament today for its second reading. Here Shadow Sports Minister Clive Efford MP tells us about his bill…

Sports minister backs Twenty’s Plenty

The Minister for Sport, Tracey Crouch MP, praised clubs who have made efforts to reduce ticket prices and make live football more affordable.

Fans For Diversity – November round-up

Every month we catch up with Anwar Uddin to hear the latest from Fans For Diversity which we run with Kick It Out. Anwar leads the campaign and he’s always on the lookout for fans who’d like to get involved. Fans For Diversity’s work is driven by the grassroots and we have a small budget for club-specific activities – find out more via [email protected].

Fans For Diversity: Videos

Here are a selection of the videos taking from our Fans For Diversity campaign – brought together on one page. Enjoy!

Funding partners

  • The Football Association
  • Premier Leage Fans Fund


  • Gamble Aware
  • Co-operatives UK
  • FSE
  • Kick It Out
  • Level Playing Field
  • Living Wage Foundation
  • Pledgeball