The English football authorities are introducing a series of measures to help improve the behaviour of players, managers and coaches across the professional, National League system and grassroots game, as well as addressing the issue of football tragedy abuse.
How many supporters know about the Independent Football Ombudsman (IFO)? Not enough. If a complaint to your club fails to get the response that you’d hoped for, then you need to speak to the IFO whose chief ombudsman is appointed by the Premier League, the FA and the EFL.
For 16 years the Football Supporters’ Association’s Amanda Jacks (aka Fair Cop) has been fighting for the rights of football fans – so it’s with a heavy heart that we announce Amanda is moving onto new things.
There have been a handful of high profile flashpoints between fans and stewards in recent weeks leading many supporters to write to the FSA with complaints. Here FSA caseworker Amanda Jacks runs through a nine point plan to radically improve the quality of match-day stewarding…
Police forces across England and Wales seeking to secure more funding from football are putting smaller clubs under serious financial pressure, according to the North Wales Police & Crime Commissioner.
Following incidents last month there was a lot of talk about clamping down on supporters, but is dragging fans through the courts for celebratory pitch invasions really in the public interest? Here FSF caseworker Amanda Jacks argues for more proportionate responses…