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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.

FSA welcomes EFL finance and sustainability review

Last night the EFL announced that it is to undertake a comprehensive review of its regulations and procedures concerning the financial sustainability of its member clubs.

FSA calls for 27th minute show of solidarity with Bury fans

Football supporters everywhere were shocked and saddened when on the 27th August Bury FC were expelled from the EFL.

Bury FC kicked out of EFL

Last night confirmation came from the EFL that Bury FC’s membership of the league had been officially withdrawn.

Bury FC face EFL expulsion after takeover collapses, Bolton could follow

Bolton Wanderers and Bury supporters face an anxious wait this evening as both of their clubs face expulsion from the EFL.

FSA statement: Potential Bury FC league expulsion

The situation faced by supporters of Bury FC is a result of extremely poor stewardship of the club, allowed by the inadequate governance of the game.

Liverpool fans push back against club’s trademark move

Liverpool fans say they are alarmed by the club’s plans to trademark the name ‘Liverpool’ in a football context.

FSA Statement: Bury FC threatened expulsion should haunt all fans

Bury FC’s threatened expulsion from the EFL rumbles on and should haunt all fans. 

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