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Fan reps meet Premier League – Autumn 2021

Supporter representatives from top-flight clubs met with the Premier League in late September to discuss a range of issues which impact match-going fans – including the return to grounds, Fan-Led Review of Football Governance and the impact of TV picks on match-goers.

Fan reps meet EFL executives – July 2021

Fan representatives from the EFL’s three divisions met online with the competition’s senior officials in July to discuss ongoing issues across the leagues.

Bristol City – fans and club sign agreement

Bristol City are the latest club to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with their supporters after forming an agreement with Bristol City Supporters Club & Trust.

Fan-elected directors – who are they and what do they do?

There are many levels of supporter engagement and, close to the top, is the inclusion of suitably skilled fan-elected directors on the boards of football clubs.

Swindon Town sign agreement with fans to mark new era

Swindon Town are the latest club to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with their supporters, after forming an agreement with TrustSTFC.

Leeds United fans critical of club’s Socios deal

Leeds United supporters are the latest in the Premier League to criticise their club for entering into an agreement with Socios.com

Wanderers fan group sign MOU with club

Bolton Wanderers Supporters Trust (BWFCST) have become the latest supporter group to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with their club.

Spirit of Shankly head up new Liverpool Supporters Board

FSA affiliates Spirit of Shankly (SoS) will head up a new Supporters Board at Liverpool which the club says will “deliver meaningful fan representation at main board and executive levels”.

Spurs announce fan representation model – but serious questions remain

Tottenham Hotspur’s newly-announced plans for fan representation on the club’s board have been criticised by a leading fan group – with questions remaining about the new model.

Fan reps meet Premier League – Spring 2021

Supporter representatives from top-flight clubs recently met with Premier League executives to discuss a range of issues which impact match-going fans – including the European Super League and the return to grounds.

Boundary Park fan group latest to sign MOU with club

Trust Oldham have become the latest supporter group to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with their club, Oldham Athletic.

Fan reps meet Premier League – Spring 2021

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 – January 2021

Fan representatives from the EFL’s three divisions met online with the competition’s senior officials towards the end of January to discuss ongoing issues across the leagues.

West Ham United unveil new engagement model

West Ham United have unveiled their reformed model for fan engagement, replacing their Official Supporters’ Board with a new, independent supporter-led committee.

“Real optimism that fans have a voice”: Bolton fan group marks fifth anniversary

Bolton Wanderers Supporters’ Trust are celebrating their fifth anniversary this week – and here chair Terence Rigby tells us about what a tumultuous five years it’s been at the club as fans organise for the future…

Safety Advisory Groups: “Communication is half the battle”

At a national level the Football Supporters’ Association (FSA) is in regular contact with the Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) which brings many benefits for supporters and the authorities.

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.

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