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Sheffield Wednesday FC Women’s Supporters Group launch #KeepingSCORE campaign

FSA associate members SWFC Women’s Supporters Group (SWFCWSG) have launched a range of initiatives to celebrate today’s International Women’s Day (8th March 2024) – including a new #KeepingSCORE campaign.

Fan group in focus: Sheffield Wednesday’s Rainbow Owls

You wait ages for a feature on Sheffield Wednesday fan groups and then two come along at once! After recently speaking to SWFC Women’s Supporters’ Group, this week we had the pleasure of catching up with Rainbow Owls founder Chris Ledger – it’s a big weekend for them as tomorrow is a designated Rainbow Laces game, so it’ll be a busy day for Chris and co…

Fan group in focus: Sheffield Wednesday Women’s Supporters Group

Sheffield Wednesday Women’s Supporters Group formed in April 2023 and hit the headlines with some fantastic fundraising work earlier this season in response to an incident at Hillsborough. In one of our Fan Group In Focus features they explain more…

Accrington Stanley Supporters Trust honoured by King Charles

Congratulations are in order to FSA members the Official Accrington Stanley Supporters Trust (OASST) who have been awarded a King’s Award for Voluntary Service – the highest award a local voluntary group can receive in the UK and equivalent to an MBE. 

West Ham United fans save famous Boleyn Ground crest

West Ham United fans, led by FSA members Hammers United, have rescued and restored the famous crest that used to sit above the turnstiles in the Bobby Moore Stand at the Boleyn Ground.

Pompey fans unveil statue to club legend Dickinson

Pompey Supporters’ Trust unveiled a statue of club legend Jimmy Dickinson outside Fratton Park at the weekend following a fundraiser from fans.

Spurs REACH: Let’s break down the “invisible barrier”

For our latest Fan Group In Focus feature we caught up with Spurs REACH – a new group for Spurs fans which was formed in May 2022 with the aim of helping diversify the club’s supporter base.  

Fan Group in Focus: Women of Wimbledon

Supporters at AFC Wimbledon have finalised the creation of the Women of Wimbledon Supporters Association (WOWSA) – a new group looking to encourage more women along to Plough Lane.

Jack Leslie Campaign to unveil statue

The Jack Leslie Campaign will unveil a statue of its namesake at Plymouth Argyle tomorrow - and it was funded by fans. (Image above courtesy of The Box, Plymouth - SWIB Collection.)

Irons Supporting Foodbanks nominated for community awards

Congratulations are in order for FSA associate Irons Supporting Foodbanks (ISF) which has been nominated for two local charity awards.

Northampton Town Supporters’ Trust mark 30 year anniversary

English football’s original supporters trust, Northampton Town Supporters Trust, are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year and here they tell us about the trust’s pioneering journey since 1992…

Spirit of Shankly join clubs and politicians in calling for new Hillsborough Law

Liverpool supporters’ group Spirit of Shankly are backing a new campaign to “rebalance the scales” and ensure truth and justice during future investigations into major incidents.

Blackpool fans planning mural tribute to club legend Armfield

Blackpool fans are looking to pay tribute to club legend Jimmy Armfield with a new mural outside Bloomfield Road.

Wolves fans launch supporters’ trust

Wolves fans have opted to convert their two decade old fans’ parliament into a supporters’ trust – a move they say will give them a greater say on the club’s critical issues.

Twenty years and counting for Swindon Town’s Trust

One of the country’s longest running supporters’ trusts is celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, and so we asked TrustSTFC to fill us in on the ups and downs of the past twenty years…

Fans raise funds for Barrow captain forced to retire at 22

When Barrow captain Lewis Hardcastle was forced to retire at the age of 22 because of a heart condition, the club’s trust and his teammates snapped into action to rally around Lewis and his family.

Spurs: Club and trust team up to support foodbanks

Tottenham Hotspur and the club’s supporters’ trust have joined forces in a new partnership which will support local foodbanks – the latest example of fan work in the field.

“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…

Bury AFC prepare for a new life in the North West Counties League

The new phoenix club, Bury AFC, set up following the expulsion of Bury Football Club back in August 2019, will start their life as a member of the North West Counties League Division One North on Saturday 3rd October with a game against Steeton at their new home sharing with Radcliffe FC. Richard Irving spoke to Phil Young, chair of the supporters’ trust at the community owned club, about the challenges that the club has faced since its set-up in March of this year.

Supporter campaign aims to “REUnite” Carlisle’s fanbase

Fan groups across the country have been looking at ways to raise money to support their club’s survival – we’ve already reported on stories from Exeter City and Grimsby Town.

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