COVID-19 has presented a hugely challenging and uncertain time for everyone and our thoughts are with all those directly affected by the pandemic. The Government’s message is clear – stay at home, protect the NHS, save lives.
We all have a multitude of new challenges to deal with as the COVID-19 pandemic changes our world – one area requiring particular attention for millions of families is how to provide children with creative activities to fill the days, as many are now faced with the new reality of home schooling.
In the face of pressures on local communities brought on by the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, with people unable to work or feed their families, and with vital community lifelines lost, football – both through its clubs and supporter groups – has stepped into the breach.
Football Supporters Europe (FSE), the pan-european body representing football supporters of which the FSA is a member, have released a statement in response to UEFA’s decision to postpone this summer’s European Championships until 2021.
Elite level football in England and Wales has been suspended until the end of April which will could leave a lot of football fans, who’ve booked travel and accommodation for matches in that period, out of pocket.
It was announced this morning that all Premier League and EFL games have been suspended until April 3rd due to the Coronavirus now impacting a number of English clubs. The FA has also suspended the Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship.