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FSA statement: Newcastle United takeover

The Premier League's decision to approve the PIF takeover has reopened the debate about who owns our football clubs.

Supporter reps meet new minister to discuss Fan-Led Review

Nadine Dorries, the new secretary of state for the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, held an online meeting with a delegation from the Football Supporters’ Association on Wednesday (22nd September) to discuss the on-going Fan-Led Review (FLR) of Football Governance. She was joined by sports minister Nigel Huddleston.

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.

FSA chair on his 14 years as an “FA blazer”

Earlier this summer, FSA chair Malcolm Clarke stepped down from his role as supporter representative on the FA council after 14 years – and was replaced by Chris Paouros. Here Malcolm talks about his experiences advocating for fans on the council for all those years…

Fan-led Review: Read the FSA’s evidence here

Last month the Football Supporters’ Association met with Tracey Crouch and the panel conducting the Fan-led Review of Football Governance to make comprehensive proposals for the future of football.

FSA board member becomes fan rep at FA

FSA-board member Chris Paouros is the newest supporter representative to join the FA Council.

Pledgeball: Huddersfield Town Supporters’ Association backs environment campaign

FSA-affiliates Huddersfield Town Supporters’ Association (HTSA) have joined a number of clubs and Birmingham County FA in giving their support to the Pledgeball environment campaign.

Manchester United fans launch share scheme to up pressure on Glazers

The Manchester United Supporters Trust (MUST) has launched a new “Sign for United” campaign urging fans to commit to supporter shareholding.

The FSA gives evidence to the fan-led review

Representatives from the Football Supporters’ Association (FSA) met Tracey Crouch and the panel conducting the Fan-Led Review of Football Governance on Wednesday (16th June 2021).

Fan-led review: Fans in League One & Two have their say

Yesterday supporters from fan groups in the FSA’s League One & Two Network gave evidence to the government’s fan-led review. The chair, Tracey Crouch MP, and the rest of the panel heard from a number of supporters’ trusts and fan groups about the big issues in the third and fourth tiers.

Self-regulation has failed: MPs debate football governance petitions

Last night MPs debated two petitions to Parliament calling for the introduction of an independent football regulator and the “50+1” rule into the UK game.

Premier League fan groups give evidence to the fan-led review

Yesterday supporters from fan groups in the FSA’s Premier League network gave evidence to the government’s fan-led review. The chair, Tracey Crouch MP, and the rest of the panel heard from a number of supporters trusts and fan groups about the big issues in the top flight.

Fan-led review: EFL fan reps provide evidence

The Government’s fan-led review of football is underway and, yesterday, its chair Tracey Crouch MP and panelists met with supporter representatives from the FSA’s Championship Network.

FSA statement: England vs Austria

Before England’s international friendly fixture against Austria last night, a section of the crowd booed the England players taking the knee. Below is the FSA’s response:

Chair of fan-led review meets FSA National Council

The chair of the Government’s fan-led review of football governance joined the FSA’s National Council for a video conference last night, explaining in further detail the evidence-gathering process which will take place in the coming months.

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”.

Coalition of ex-pros and pundits back independent regulation

A coalition of ex-players, pundits and media figures are the latest to call for substantial reform and the creation of an independent regulator.

Fans demand input at board level

Supporters of the teams who threatened to form a breakaway European Super League are demanding radical change at their clubs – including representation at board level.

A once in a generation opportunity for change

If anybody had told us that the FSA would end up in a Zoom meeting with the Prime Minister collaborating on what could be done to stop a European Super League breakaway, we probably wouldn’t have believed you.

Old Trafford action – “More protests could follow”

Protest action by Manchester United fans caused the postponement of their home fixture against Liverpool at the weekend – and more could follow says FSA chair Malcolm Clarke.

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