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Fan reps meet Premier League – Summer 2020

Supporter representatives from top-flight clubs recently met with Premier League executives to discuss a range of issues which impact match-going fans.

Fan reps meet EFL executives – Summer 2020

Fan representatives from the EFL’s three divisions met with senior officials towards the end of August via teleconference to discuss ongoing issues across the leagues.

Sustain The Game: fan engagement proves its value at Stanley

Every week we’ll be looking in more detail at one of our Sustain The Game! key principles and this week it’s supporter engagement. We believe fans are the lifeblood of the game, they need a voice in their clubs and on all issues that affect them and their communities.

FSA and Sports Ground Safety Authority team up to promote fan engagement

The Football Supporters’ Association and the Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) have teamed up to promote the importance of Safety Advisory Group (SAG) engagement with fans.

A little understanding goes a long way

At the FSA we’re keen to promote the best practice when it comes to clubs talking to their supporters, as the benefits of engaging with fans are obvious – at least to us. One tool that’s become increasingly common in formalising those discussions is the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

West Ham end controversial blockchain partnership

West Ham United have ended their deal with Socios.com – a digital platform that uses blockchain to provide paid-for supporter engagement.

Hull City ban journalists for “negative coverage”

While Hull City’s fans might have expected the club leadership’s entire focus to be on the battle for Championship survival they have instead turned their attention to the media – banning local journalists and hitting out at The Athletic for “misleading gossip”.

Fan reps meet EFL executives – Winter 2019

Fan representatives from the EFL’s three divisions met with senior league officials in London on Tuesday 3rd December 2019.

Accrington fan group latest to sign MOU with club

The Official Accrington Stanley Supporters’ Trust (OASST) have become the latest supporter group to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with their club. 

Fan reps meet Premier League – Autumn 2019

Supporter representatives from top-flight clubs recently met with Premier League executives to discuss a range of issues impacting match-going fans.

West Ham supporters’ board “undemocratic” says fan group

West Ham United supporters have written to UEFA as well as the UK Government expressing their concerns about the club’s refusal to meet independent fan groups.

Reading fans strengthen relationship with club

Reading Football Club and the Supporters Trust At Reading (STAR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which further strengthens the good working relationship between fans and the Berkshire club.

Fan reps meet EFL executives – Summer 2019

Fan representatives from the EFL's three divisions met with then outgoing chief executive Shaun Harvey and other senior league officials in London on Friday 24th May.

Leicester City fans angry at ‘stealth taxes’ introduced at club

Leicester City have been accused of “stealth taxing” supporters by introducing a raft of new fees on ticketing, car parking and other services ahead of the 2019-20 season.

West Ham United fans condemn club’s Socios partnership

A coalition of major fan groups and independent content creators at West Ham United has come together to condemn the club’s attempt to monetise fan engagement.

West Ham attempt to monetise fan engagement

West Ham United are the first English club to partner with socios.com – a digital platform that uses blockchain to provide paid-for supporter engagement.

Fan engagement: survey shows still room for improvement

Supporter groups across the country say that clubs are meeting their obligations around fan engagement but there remains a handful of clubs where significant improvement is needed – according to the results of a national survey.

Statement: Hull City Supporters’ Committee minutes

In June 2018 the FSF was invited by Hull City to discuss the club’s membership scheme, which replaced the traditional season ticket model.

Fans meet with Premier League

Supporter representatives from every top-flight club recently met with Premier League executives to discuss a range of issues impacting match-going fans.

Fan reps meet EFL in latest engagement meeting

Fan representatives from the EFL’s three divisions met with EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey and other senior league officials on Wednesday 14th November 2018.

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