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Charlton fans fear for club’s future

Charlton Athletic fans fear for the future of the club after an extraordinary public dispute developed between the club’s majority shareholder and senior management.

“Stroll on GSB” – thousands turn out against West Ham owners

Thousands of West Ham United fans turned out ahead of their game against Southampton at the weekend to protest against the club’s increasingly unpopular owners.

SD Europe AGM: supporter reps launch ‘Fans Matter’ project

Supporter representatives from across Europe met in Belgium recently following the launch of the continent-wide “Fans Matter” supporter engagement campaign.

Political football: The FSA in Westminster

The Football Supporters’ Association was in Westminster last week meeting MPs to reconstitute the All Party Parliamentary Group for Football Supporters (APPG).

Crewe Alex fans hit fundraising target to secure stake in the club

Crewe Alexandra supporters are celebrating after raising £250,000 in three months – enough to secure a stake in the club.

FSA invests £5,000 in Plough Lane Bond

The Football Supporters’ Association will invest £5,000 in AFC Wimbledon’s Plough Lane Bond which was launched to help the supporter-owned club to return home.

AFC Wimbledon need help returning home

AFC Wimbledon have launched a bond scheme to help the supporter-owned club to return to Plough Lane.

Derby County latest club facing EFL finance charges

Derby County are the latest Championship club to be charged by the EFL for allegedly breaching their profit and sustainability rules.

Birmingham City fans demand transparency from club over EFL charges

Birmingham City have been charged by the EFL for allegedly breaching the business plan imposed on the club by the league following sanctions last season – and now Blues fans want answers.

What do the party manifestos mean for fans?

Football fans come from all corners of society, and people all have different political views, but we thought it would be helpful to showcase what the major political parties are saying in relation to football matters.

Does your MP back The Fans’ Manifesto?

Next month many millions of football fans will head out to cast their vote in the General Election. But who’ll win your cross in the box?

Macclesfield Town charged with misconduct

Macclesfield Town have been charged by the EFL for misconduct following the club’s failure to pay its players. The Silkmen’s players refused to take part in the club’s first round FA Cup tie at the weekend.

The Railwaymen: “Once in a lifetime opportunity”

Crewe Alexandra fans have a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to buy a significant chunk of the club as its current owner looks to sell up.

FSA launches The Fans’ Manifesto

In a little over four weeks millions of football fans will head out to cast their vote in December’s General Election – and the main political parties will be publishing manifestos including policies which could affect football.

MPs back FSA ideas on football governance reform

Urgent reform of football ownership regulation is required to prevent more clubs going to the wall, according to a report from senior MPs published today.

Liverpool fans voice concerns about World Club Cup in Qatar

Liverpool supporters have expressed concerns about Qatar’s labour and human rights record ahead of the club’s trip to the Gulf state in December.

“A wake-up call” – FSA tells MPs about crisis clubs

Supporter representatives told MPs yesterday that football urgently needs regulatory reform to prevent more clubs falling into crisis.

FSA proposals to protect clubs backed by FA

On Friday 18th October, FSA vice chair Tom Greatrex spoke at the FA, alongside FSA chair Malcolm Clarke, and put forward our proposals which seek to protect our historic clubs from the wrecking ball antics we’ve seen by some owners. We’re delighted to say the FA Council passed our resolution unopposed and we look forward to working with the FA and other football stakeholders in the months ahead. Read on for extended highlights from Tom’s speech…

Bury FC: update on our work

The FSA has continued to support Bury FC fans in recent weeks as they look to pick up the pieces following their expulsion from the EFL. Below is an update on our work…

“A victory for common sense”: LFC trademark move defeated

Earlier this summer, Liverpool FC applied to trademark the word "Liverpool" in a football context which provoked a backlash from fans.

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