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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:

Joint statement: Online Safety Bill

English football welcomes the announcement of the Online Safety Bill in today’s Queen’s Speech and we are calling for it to be enacted in legislation as soon as possible.

FSA Statement: PM meeting with fan representatives on Super League

Earlier today, the chief executive of the FSA Kevin Miles, along with other fan representatives, met with the prime minister Boris Johnson and secretary of state for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Oliver Dowden. Joined by senior figures from the FA and the Premier League, the meeting was called to discuss the response to the threat of a European Super League – below is our statement on the meeting.

FSA statement: Government fan-led review

The Government today announced the launch of its promised fan-led review. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport secretary of state Oliver Dowden told the Commons that the recent European Super League proposals left the Government with no other option than to act.

FSA Statement: European Superleague

Following reports in the media today that 15 of Europe’s biggest clubs – including Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea from the Premier League – have agreed to form a breakaway European Superleague, the FSA issued the following statement:

FSA statement: Players taking the knee

The FSA reaffirms our clear and unequivocal opposition to racism and all forms of discrimination.

FSA Statement: European Super League

Earlier today it was reported that Premier League clubs Liverpool and Manchester United are in talks with Europe’s biggest football clubs about on their secret plans to join a new FIFA-backed tournament that would create a de facto European Super League.

FSA Statement: Response to media reports on “Project Big Picture”

Earlier today it was reported that clubs at the top of the Premier League had been planning in secret to pursue a wide-ranging restructure of the English footballing pyramid named “Project Big Picture”. Below is an initial statement of response from the Football Supporters’ Association.

FSA Statement: Premier League PPV arrangements

Earlier today the Premier League announced an interim measure for the broadcast of their competition’s games on a pay-per-view basis on Sky Sports and BT Sports – charging £15 per game for sides that weren’t chosen for broadcast across a typical match weekend.

FSA Statement: The return of fans to football grounds

Following this morning’s announcement of a pause in the plans for a staged return of supporters to stadiums from October 1st Kevin Miles, chief executive of the Football Supporters’ Association, said:

FSA statement: Droylsden resign from NPL

Non-league side Droylsden have pulled out of the Northern Premier League saying the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has left them “no alternative”.

FSA statement: Restarting the football season

The BBC reports that meetings between politicians and league officials will take place this week in a bid to restart the Premier League and EFL. 

FSA statement: Player wages during pandemic

Over the past two days, a number of public figures and politicians have called on elite footballers to take significant pay cuts to help their clubs through the on-going public health crisis.

FSA statement: Euro 2020

Yesterday it was confirmed that the 2020 European Championships would be postponed until 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

FSA statement: Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

It was announced this morning that all Premier League and EFL games have been suspended until April 3rd due to the Coronavirus now impacting a number of English clubs. The FA has also suspended the Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship.

FSA statement: Fan opinion must be heard, but there’s a line…

Following reports that Ed Woodward, executive vice-chairman of Manchester United, had his home targeted by protestors last night, the Football Supporters’ Association has issued the following statement…

FSA statement on Amazon broadcasting

This week was the first time Premier League games were live-streamed by internet retailer Amazon, on their Amazon Prime video service. The next round of fixtures to be broadcast via Amazon will take place on Boxing Day. The FSA released this statement on the matter.

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.

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. 

Statement on Porto violence

Kevin Miles, chief executive of the Football Supporters’ Association, said:

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