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Fans meet UEFA’s Aleksander Čeferin

Yesterday, a delegation of fan representatives led by Football Supporters Europe met with UEFA and its president Aleksander Čeferin to discuss the fallout from the European Super League and the critical role that fans played in its demise.

Fans demand input at board level

Supporters of the teams who threatened to form a breakaway European Super League are demanding radical change at their clubs – including representation at board level.

A once in a generation opportunity for change

If anybody had told us that the FSA would end up in a Zoom meeting with the Prime Minister collaborating on what could be done to stop a European Super League breakaway, we probably wouldn’t have believed you.

Old Trafford action – “More protests could follow”

Protest action by Manchester United fans caused the postponement of their home fixture against Liverpool at the weekend – and more could follow says FSA chair Malcolm Clarke.

Fans must be at the heart of governance review

Earlier this week the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport secretary of state Oliver Dowden announced the launch of the fan-led review of football governance. Today its Terms of Reference were announced – you can see the details here.

Lobby your MP to ensure football reform

The idea of the European Super League is dead, at least for now, but the hard work to ensure that it can never return is only just beginning, and the first step in that process is demonstrating that there is political support for the much-needed reforms to our game.

Johnson commits Government to “root and branch” review of game’s governance

Following the collapse of the European Superleague, the Prime Minister reasserted the Government’s committment to a fan-led review of football governance.

‘The real fight begins now’ – a statement from Football Supporters Europe

Following the collapse of the European Super League, Football Supporters Europe, the pan-European body which represents football supporters across the continent and of which the FSA is a member, have released this statement:

Super League collapse: return to status quo is unacceptable

Appeasement of football’s richest clubs doesn’t work. The vultures circle, they’re always after more and they only get stronger when you feed their greed.

FSA Statement: PM meeting with fan representatives on Super League

Earlier today, the chief executive of the FSA Kevin Miles, along with other fan representatives, met with the prime minister Boris Johnson and secretary of state for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden. Joined by senior figures from the FA and the Premier League, the meeting was called to discuss the response to the threat of a European Super League – below is our statement on the meeting.

FSA statement: Government fan-led review

The Government today announced the launch of its promised fan-led review. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport secretary of state Oliver Dowden told the Commons that the recent European Super League proposals left the Government with no other option than to act.

Fans of “Big Six” united in condemnation of breakaway Superleague

Supporters from across English football – including fans of the “Big Six” – are united in their condemnation of plans for a breakaway European Superleague.

FSA Statement: European Superleague

Following reports in the media today that 15 of Europe’s biggest clubs – including Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea from the Premier League – have agreed to form a breakaway European Superleague, the FSA issued the following statement:

“A blatant power grab” – Fans criticise own clubs on UCL plans

Europe’s biggest clubs have been roundly criticised by their own supporters today over plans to expand the Champions League.

The future of UEFA club competitions – an FSE perspective

Football Supporters Europe, which represents the FSA and its members at European level, have today published a paper on the future of European competition and offer the supporters’ alternative to what’s being proposed by UEFA and the biggest clubs in Europe. Here they introduce their paper which you can download in full below – it’s well worth a read…

Champions League plan “step in the wrong direction”

UEFA’s proposals to expand the Champions League have been challenged by fans today, with Football Supporters Europe calling instead for “meaningful reform” to protect the game’s future.

Football Supporters Europe & SD Europe: January round-up

The FSA works with two organisations, Football Supporters (FSE) and SD Europe, to represent and promote the interests of football supporters at European level. To keep FSA members up to date on that work, we’ve rounded up some highlights below from our friends at FSE and SD Europe…

Fan groups across continent unite to condemn Super League

Led by Football Supporters Europe (FSE), of which the FSA is a member, fan groups across the continent today united to condemn plans by a selection of Europe’s biggest clubs to form a breakaway European Super League.

European Super League: criticism mounts as further plans leaked

More details emerged this week of a breakaway European Super League consisting of 15 permanent teams – and the plans have drawn criticism from across the game.

FSA Statement: European Super League

Earlier today it was reported that Premier League clubs Liverpool and Manchester United are in talks with Europe’s biggest football clubs about on their secret plans to join a new FIFA-backed tournament that would create a de facto European Super League.

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