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Jacqui Forster Award 2024: Winner announced

The Jacqui Forster Memorial Award, an award that celebrates the work of women in the supporter movement, has returned for 2024 and after receiving a strong list of candidates we are announcing the winner today – on International Women’s Day 2024.

FSA training: Fan rep courses start this September

Healthy, well-run supporter organisations at club level are vital to the success of the FSA’s national campaign work, which is why we offer training on critical board-level roles to all of our member groups.

National Supporters’ Survey 2023: more stats

Earlier this year, we surveyed almost 10,000 football supporters to get their thoughts on the state of the game – the biggest survey of fans by fans since our last census in 2017.

National Supporters Survey 2023 launched

Every few years we conduct a national fans survey to assess the state of the game and the views of football supporters  – and you can fill in the 2023 FSA National Supporters Survey here. 

Obituary: Ian Stirling RIP

The FSA was very sorry to hear of the tragic passing of Manchester United supporter Ian Stirling this weekend. Ian played a huge role at Manchester United Supporters Trust (MUST), was always a friend to the FSA and, most importantly, he was a great guy.

Job vacancy: EFL Network Manager

The Football Supporters’ Association is the democratic, membership-based organisation working to represent the interests of football supporters in England and Wales.

A year in the life of the FSA (2022)

If you’re after a serious, comprehensive look at the Football Supporters’ Association’s work, we recommend you download our Annual Review which was published in July, and features our work from the first half of the year.

Campaign group calls for end to adidas’ “wage theft” of workers

Labour Behind the Label, a campaign group that works to improve conditions and empower workers in the global garment industry, have called on World Cup sponsors adidas to “end wage theft in their supply chain”.

Fan’s life saved at Amex – shows importance of CPR

Throughout the season we hear about stories of supporters who have serious medical emergencies in football stadiums, and cardiac arrests are one of the more commonly shared ones.

Fan reps meet referees’ body

Supporters representing the FSA’s Premier League Network met with the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL) last month to discuss matters relating to top-flight refereeing – including but not limited to VAR.

Travel info for fans: Christmas and New Year

When the domestic football schedule gets back underway post-World Cup supporters will be facing disruption on the rail network as industrial action and planned engineering works take place.

Marvellous hits London’s west end

The film buffs among you will remember the, well, marvellous TV movie Marvellous which was produced by the BBC back in 2014.

Postponed games and refund policies

Since last weekend’s match postponements we’ve had numerous supporters, who are potentially going to be left out of pocket, getting in touch and requesting information relating to refunds.

Football postpones fixtures

It was with sadness that the FSA received yesterday's announcement that the Queen had died peacefully at Balmoral. Following that news, the football authorities today said that, from the Premier League down to the grassroots game, football matches would be postponed.

Boycott the bars: West Ham fans push back on high prices

West Ham United supporters are boycotting food and drink at the London Stadium in a stand against price hikes introduced by the ground’s caterers.

Exhibition: Designing the Beautiful Game

The Design Museum in Kensington, London, is currently hosting an exhibition on the history of design in the game – Designing the Beautiful Game – until the 29th August. Here design expert Mark Gower tells us all about the exhibition and why fans should consider checking it out…

Job vacancy: Premier League network manager

The FSA is recruiting a Premier League network manager to join our team, and are looking for an excellent communicator who is passionate about football and understands the importance of the supporters’ voice within the industry.

Premier League funding pot opens for non-league clubs and women’s game

The Premier League has announced a new funding scheme for National League system clubs and those in the women’s game. Grants totalling £16m are available between now and the end of the season.

“Giant of investigative journalism” – FSA chair pays tribute to Andrew Jennings

This week it was reported that investigative journalist Andrew Jennings, known for his exposés of corruption at football’s world governing body FIFA, had passed away aged 78 following a brief illness.

Obituary: Peter Pike (Clarets Trust)

The Football Supporters’ Association is sorry to hear the news that Peter Pike, chair of Clarets Trust (Burnley), passed away during the Christmas period. Our thoughts are with his family and friends.

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