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What should the return to non-league look like?

The FSA have partnered with the Non-League Paper to gather the views of thousands of football fans across the country on how they believe football can safely return from its COVID-19 suspension with spectators in the stands. 

FC United’s Food Hub

FC United of Manchester have become the latest club to show what can be done during the COVID-19 pandemic, in partnership with the North Manchester Business Network and the City Council. 

Pitch prep fund available for non-league and community clubs

Just under £10m worth of grants have been made available by the football authorities to help small non-league and community clubs get their pitches ready for football’s return.

Barrow AFC fans rally round club with fundraising

Barrow AFC supporters have provided vital funds for the Cumbrian club, raising more than £65,000 six weeks ahead of their May deadline.

National Game Network meeting minutes – March 2020

Following the meeting of the National Game Network which took place in London on 7th March, the minutes from the discussion are available to download now. 

Hope for Basingstoke in their quest to return to the town

It’s not unusual for clubs to groundshare at non-league level. While each set of circumstances is unique, it is always distressing when a club is torn away from its local community and left with no option to play away from their traditional home. 

Disability access in non-league “encouraging” according to first-ever club survey

A ground-breaking survey of non-league clubs carried out by the FSA and disability campaign group Level Playing Field has shown disability access is improving, but there is still some way to go.

BT Sport moves non-league game at only ten days notice

The National League has announced that the upcoming Notts County vs Chesterfield fixture will be moved at only 10 days notice, following a request by BT Sport to broadcast the game.

Helping make non-league football accessible to all

We have teamed up with leading disability charity Level Playing Field (LPF) to help non-league clubs improve access and facilities for disabled fans. We’re delighted that the idea is being supported by both the National League, which has required all clubs to complete the disability access survey, and the Northern Premier League.

Non-League Day: volunteer-led event reaches 10th anniversary

Non-League Day, the biggest volunteer-led event in the non-league system, is returning for its tenth consecutive season this Saturday.

Non-League Away Day of the Year announced

Harrogate Town FC have been named as the 2018-19 winners of the Best Away Day in non-league at the National Game Awards in association with Buildbase. The award is an extension of our ‘Away Fans Matter Campaign’, and is the second year we’ve partnered with the Non-League Paper to recognise the clubs who are the best at welcoming fans from Steps one to four of the National League.

National Game Awards: Non-League Away Day of the Year 2018-19

Once again we’re supporting The Non-League Paper’s National Game Awards and we’re looking for your nominations in the Non-League Away Day of the Year category.

National Game Network update

Further to the inaugural meeting of National Game Network on 20th January 2019 a meeting report which contains details of the discussions held is available for download, along with a copy of the full meeting minutes.

National Game Network Meeting

We would like your opinion on a preferred venue for the next meeting of the National Game Network.

Fans bring change: Worcester City take steps towards new home

The Faithful have been without a home of their own for five years, here Luke Cox from Worcester City Supporters’ Trust tells us more about their fight for a new ground…

National Game Awards: Kings Langley take top away day award

This year we’ve recognised the work going on at Non-League level to make away fans’ lives better – here Andy Walsh tells us about the winners of our first Non-league Away Day Experience Awards…

National Game Awards: Non-League Away Day of the Year

This year we’re backing The Non-League Paper‘s National Game Awards and our National Game Development Officer, Andy Walsh, is here to tell you all about it…

Non-league: same rules, same game but a world apart

This season we’ve teamed up with The Non-League Magazine to promote the role and impact supporters can have at non-league level. The FSF’s Andy Walsh tells us more about what’s in this month’s edition – a digital version is free to FSF members here…

NLD 2017: some of the best grounds to visit

It’s Non-League Day tomorrow and if you need some ideas for grounds to visit, Non-League Day co-ordinator Mike Bayly has ten great suggestions…

FSF & Non-League Magazine: the importance of legal advice

The second issue of this season’s Non-league Magazine is published this week and the FSF feature once again.

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