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Gary Speed RIP

The FSF and FSF Cymru’s condolences go to the family and friends of Gary Speed, who has died at the age of 42. Cheshire Police confirmed that they found the Wales manager dead at his home in Chester this morning.  There were no suspicious circumstances.The Welsh FA (FAW) said that the tragedy “is a huge loss not only for his family and friends but the nation as a whole.” The FAW have asked that Gary’s family’s privacy is respected during this very sad time.

Live stream: watch Speed/Ramsey

In a first for FSF Cmyru we are very happy to announce that on Thursday 6th October (1.30pm) we will live stream the pre-match press conference with Gary Speed and Aaron Ramsey. The team face a busy few days in the latest round of Euro 2012 qualifiers with a home game against Switzerland on 7th October and a trip to Sofia (Bulgaria) four days later.

FSF Cymru’s Guide to Sofia

Wales travel to Sofia, Bulgaria on Tuesday 11th October 2011 for our final Euro 2012 qualifier. If you are planning on making the trip see below for FSF Cymru’s Guide to Sofia and the Vasil Levski Stadium. We have contact with the British Embassy and Welsh police, please ring the FSF Cymru helpline if you need assistance +44905 861848 during your trip.

FSF condemns tabloid coverage of tragic fan death

On Tuesday 6th September Wales fan Mike Dye headed off to Wembley to attend a game of football. Mike never returned home following an incident which is currently the subject of a police manslaughter investigation. The Football Supporters’ Federation would like to put on the record our condemnation of the manner in which this story was reported by certain elements in the media.

FSF Cymru catch up with FAW

With tricky trips to Bulgaria (Sofia) and Wembley in the coming months the hard working bunch at FSF Cymru took the opportunity to meet with the Welsh FA on Thursday 4th August. These regular meetings aim to boost understanding and communication between fans and the FAW.

FSF Cymru quiz FAW in advance of Wembley trip

FSF Cymru is planning a meeting with the Football Association of Wales (FAW) sometime in the next few weeks. The meeting will most likely take place on Friday 29th July at 2.30pm in Cardiff. If any FSF members would like to attend email Paul Corkrey.

FSF Cymru meet FAW (Weds 13th April)

FSF Cymru representatives Vince Alm, Paul Corkrey, and Neil Dymock met with Mark Evans and Lynsey Owens (FAW), and Wayne Palmer (South Wales Police) on Wednesday 13th April. This was one of the regular meetings that FSF Cymru holds with the FAW and police in order to improve communication with the authorities.

FSF Cymru’s Guide to Dublin

The first Carling Nations Cup is set to kick-off on 8th February when Wales travel to the Republic of Ireland and FSF Cymru have been busy as ever producing our first information booklet of 2011. With a new year, a new tournament and a new manager, let’s hope it’s a new start and a bright future for a young Welsh side. The first Carling Nations Cup features Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and hosts of the opening game the Republic of Ireland.

Home Internationals to make a return?

The Football Association is reported to be interested in reviving the Home Internationals tournament. The annual event saw the UK’s four international teams – England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales – face each other to determine the UK’s top dogs.

Blatter: 2022 World Cup will be held in winter

Sepp Blatter has today said he “expects” the 2022 World Cup will be staged in winter rather than its traditional June or July slot. The FIFA president is in the Qatari capital Doha ahead of the opening match of the Asian Cup and his latest salvo is bound to cause controversy amongst fans and clubs.

No Team GB accuse BOA of jeopardising England team

The No Team GB campaign has accused British Olympic Association (BOA) chairman Lord Moynihan of putting the future of the England team in “jeopardy”. Moynihan yesterday warned that picking English players only for Team GB might lead to legal challenges from non-English players.

FSF Cymru issue 25 – Switzerland v Wales

FSF Cymru Issue 25 is out well in time for Wales’ trip to the St Jakob Park  in Basel for their Euro 2012 qualifier with Switzerland. The booklet, along with our Fans’ Embassy, provides help and support to Wales’ travelling fans.

FSF Cymru Issue 24 – Montenegro v Wales

FSF Cymru Issue 24 is out in time for Wales’ trip to the Gradski Stadium in Podgorica for their Euro 2012 qualifier with Montenegro. The booklet, along with our Fans’ Embassy, provides help and support to Wales’ travelling fans.

FSF Cymru issue 23 – Croatia v Wales

FSF Cymru Issue 23 is out in time for Wales’ trip to the Stadion Gradski Vrt in Osijek for the friendly with Croatia on Sunday May 23rd. The booklet provides help and support to Wales’ travelling fans and Neil Dymock will be coordinating the embassy in Croatia. The Embassy helpline is +44 7905 861 848.

FSF Cymru’s guide to Finland and Liechtenstein

Following our trip to Baku we had a little breather then got stuck into Issue 22 of FSF Cymru’s info booklet. This double issue will cover our final two matches (away trips to Finland and Liechtenstein) in what has been a disappointing qualifying period.

Baku in a banger!

There’s little doubt that last month’s Baku or Bust is one of the maddest projects we’ve heard about this year – in the nicest possible way you understand. Around 25 Welsh fans planned to drive to their country’s World Cup qualifier in Baku, Azerbaijan through France, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Georgia. But that’s not all, they also promised to stop off at loads of orphanages along the way giving out books, toys and football gear as they went.

Welsh FA to pay for fans’ tickets

The Welsh FA (FAW) have promised to pay for the match tickets of all 80 fans making the long trek to Baku in Azerbaijan for their nation’s upcoming World Cup Qualifier. The gesture was made following a series of problems that Wales’ fans encountered in trying to get visas and match tickets for Saturday’s game.

FSF Cymru Guide to Baku

Wales travel to Azerbaijan on Saturday, June 6th, for their longest Group Four away trip yet although any realistic hopes of qualifying were crushed with the back-to-back home defeats to Finland and Germany.

FSF Cymru Guide to Baku

Wales travel to Azerbaijan on Saturday, June 6th, for their longest Group Four away trip yet although any realistic hopes of qualifying were crushed with the back-to-back home defeats to Finland and Germany.

FSF Cymru update

Since Wales’ last home game FSF Cymru has travelled to Monchengladbach, Copenhagen and Vila Real for friendly fixtures, the win in freezing Denmark was very welcome indeed.

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