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Get involved with the Fans for Diversity campaign

A number of spaces are coming up on the Fans for Diversity campaign’s Guidance Group, and we are welcoming applications from fans who think they have something to offer to the campaign in 2020.

Premier League campaign: No room for racism

This weekend the Premier League continued their 'No Room For Racism' campaigning - working with fans, the FA, EFL, PFA, and Kick It Out to tackle discrimination across the game.

Education work: Giving young fans a second chance

What started as informal work to help club staff in need is now being transformed into an impactful educational programme helping football fans across the country.

Fans for Diversity annual review – 2019

It’s been another busy year for the Fans for Diversity campaign as we continue to grow and develop our work across all strands of diversity.

Fans for Diversity Award winners announced

The winners of our first Fans for Diversity Awards were announced today, celebrating the work that individuals and fan groups do throughout the football pyramid and across the country. 

Villans Together: expanding the pride

This summer it will be exactly one year since the creation of Villans Together, a small but dedicated group of volunteers who are changing the way Aston Villa is perceived by its local community.

Fans for Diversity Awards shortlists announced

This month will see the first ever Fans for Diversity Awards presented at our conference on Friday 20th September, organised with our partners at Kick It Out.

Football United: Whitehawk event promotes LGBT+ football culture

While the excitement and celebration of this weekend's Football United event has been attracting the attention of the LGBT+ community and the media, it may perplex some football fans about why events like this are needed, and why they are important.

Register now: Fans for Diversity Conference

The FSA and Kick it Out would love to see you at the Fans for Diversity Conference on 20th September, an afternoon celebrating fans who make a difference in the game, so get the date in your diaries.

Football United: Whitehawk FC event celebrates LGBT football

The Fans for Diversity campaign will be supporting a one-off game ahead of Brighton’s pride event next month to celebrate LGBT culture in football.

Fans campaign to improve non-league access

Our Fans for Diversity campaign has teamed up with leading disability charity Level Playing Field and the Northern Premier League to help non-league clubs improve access for disabled fans.

Diversity in action in the national game

It can sometimes feel as if the top tier of football is just engaged in debate in the media or in meeting rooms about what to do about discrimination in every aspect of the game; but there are thousands of active supporters and clubs at all levels trying to make a difference. That includes sparks of activity in the National Game too, thanks to the Fans for Diversity campaign.

Grimsby Town fans campaign for new disabled facilities

The Mariners’ Trust has launched a crowdfunding initiative to raise £15,000 to modernise the disabled facilities at Grimsby Town’s Blundell Park.

A weekend celebrating diversity

On Friday 8th March the Fans Supporting Foodbanks initiative in Liverpool attended the Penny Lane mosque in Liverpool to receive a set of food and other donations that had been made over the past eight weeks.

Love Football Hate Racism heads to Dulwich

Love Football Hate Racism will be hosting a musical event at Dulwich Hamlet next month to bring football fans together against racism and discrimination.

When Football Unites: building friendships across cultural divides

When Football Unites is a short documentary by film-maker Liam Sullivan and the Fans for Diversity campaign charting the new relationship, and cultural exchange, between the Lady Imps Supporters Association and the Bangla Bantams. Here Fans for Diversity campaigns officer Maria Horner tells us more about the project…

When football unites: Bradford & Lincoln City link-up celebrated

On Wednesday supporters of Bradford and Lincoln City gathered to see a new film celebrating their relationship via the Fans for Diversity campaign.

Keep the passion, lose the poison

Cherries back period poverty campaign

Bournemouth fans are latest to back a UK-wide campaign to provide free sanitary products for women at football matches.

Introducing the National Game Community Award – Part II

At this year’s FSF awards we’re instituting a new category to recognise the efforts of non-league clubs and their supporters who, despite huge challenges and tight budgets, ensure the survival of the game outside the professional leagues. In the second half of a two-part blog, Maria Horner introduces the final three of this year’s nominees…

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