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Were you at the Hawthorns? We’d like to hear from you…

Sunday’s scenes at West Bromwich Albion v Wolves led to the announcement of an FA investigation within hours of the incident happening – and the FSA is keen to hear from supporters who were actually at the match so that your experiences are heard too.

FSA statement following incident at WBA-Wolves

Football Supporters’ Association statement following yesterday’s incident at WBA-Wolves:

Football arrest stats: Home Office moves the goalposts 

Every year the Home Office releases the previous season’s arrest figures and yesterday saw the release of the 2022-23 season’s full dataset.

Football unites to improve participant & fan behaviour – 2023-24

The English football authorities are introducing a series of measures to help improve the behaviour of players, managers and coaches across the professional, National League system and grassroots game, as well as addressing the issue of football tragedy abuse.

Are pyro and pitch invasions legal?

Ahead of the new season a number of Football Supporters’ Association member groups have asked us to pull together a guide outlining the law when it comes to pyro and pitch invasions. Read on…

Love Football, Protect the Game

As we approach the closing stages of another exciting season across the Premier League, EFL, Women’s Super League and FA Cup, there remains plenty to play for in all competitions, with titles, silverware, promotion, European qualification, play-off and relegation places all at stake. The passionate support of fans is a vital part of what makes football so special

“That” Chelsea chant – ignorant, boring… and definitely homophobic

There’s a chant aimed at Chelsea fans which is once again in the news after three supporters were arrested for singing it over the weekend. We won’t dignify the chant by repeating it here – if you’re reading this you probably know what it is anyway.

Watch: FSA & EFL Matchday experience forum

Figures from across football and supporters from various fan groups came together earlier this week as the EFL hosted a live match experience fan forum, in association with the Football Supporters’ Association (FSA).

UEFA announces plan to refund Liverpool fans caught up in final chaos

European football’s governing body say they will begin refunding Liverpool fans who were caught up in the chaotic and unsafe scenes outside the Stade de France before the Champions League final last May.

Sports minister: Government plan UEFA talks on Paris report

Sports minister Stuart Andrew told Parliament this week that the government will continue to lobby UEFA on the recommendations of the Paris report.

Statement: UEFA meets supporter reps post-Paris report

Last week a six-month long investigation into the incidents at last May’s Champions League final published its findings pointing to serious safety failures, saying UEFA bears “primary responsibility” for the chaos before the game at the Stade De France.

A decade and a half of Fair Cop

For 16 years the Football Supporters’ Association’s Amanda Jacks (aka Fair Cop) has been fighting for the rights of football fans – so it’s with a heavy heart that we announce Amanda is moving onto new things. 

Statement: Liverpool supporters union respond to Paris report

Earlier we reported on the UEFA panel report into the chaos around the 2022 Champions League final in Paris. Below is a statement from our affiliate members at Liverpool, Spirit of Shankly, on the findings of that report… Spirit of Shankly today welcome the

Liverpool fans exonerated: UEFA to blame for Paris fiasco says new report

A six-month long investigation into the chaos at last May’s Champions League final says serious safety failures could have led to fatalities and UEFA bears “primary responsibility” for the chaos before the game.

EFL unveils new sanctions guidelines for clubs

Today the EFL has unveiled its new supporter sanctioning guide, developed with the FSA, to assist its 72 clubs in dealing with supporter behaviour issues.

Pyro: Football authorities repeat warning around pyro use

This weekend the football authorities, FA, Premier League, EFL and Women’s Super League, are repeating their warnings around the dangers of pyrotechnics at football, reminding fans that anyone found in possession or using pyro faces club bans and will be reported to the police.

Spectator safety: FSA gives evidence to MPs on behalf of fans

FSA chief executive Kevin Miles gave evidence in Parliament yesterday on behalf of football supporters at a session on spectator safety at major sporting events.

FSA response: Football-arrest figures 2021-22

The Home Office today (Thursday 22nd September) released its football-related arrest and banning order figures for England and Wales, covering the 2021-22 season. You can find more information here and the FSA response below.

Paying the Price for Passion: delving into human side of football disorder

This summer, FSA caseworker Amanda Jacks has been working with the Anfield Wrap team to produce an important audio documentary about the darker side of supporter culture, its human side, and how fans are drawn into it.

The stands are for the fans, the pitch is for the players

At the end of last season pitch incursions were all over our screens, occurring in the Premier League, EFL play-offs and in the National League. On a number of occasions we saw managers or players antagonised, or even assaulted, as in the awful case of Billy Sharp.

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