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Fan reps meet Premier League – Summer 2020

Supporter representatives from top-flight clubs recently met with Premier League executives to discuss a range of issues which impact match-going fans.

#LetUsWatch – fan campaign secures broadcast access for September

The Premier League today announced that all of September’s fixtures would be available to match-goers while games are played behind-closed-doors. You can read more about the #LetUsWatch campaign here. Malcolm Clarke, chair of

Fans call on Government to solve Premier League broadcast deadlock

Football supporters have launched a new campaign #LetUsWatch which calls on ministers to intervene and ensure match-going fans can watch their teams this season.

FSA and Sports Ground Safety Authority team up to promote fan engagement

The Football Supporters’ Association and the Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) have teamed up to promote the importance of Safety Advisory Group (SAG) engagement with fans.

FSA Cymru update: June 2020

*Our latest newsletter may have mistakenly directed you to our June update – if you want information on August click here*

Deloitte: Football finance overhaul “desperately needed”

Forget Christmas – those with a nose for finance look forward to the release of Deloitte’s annual football report like no other day of the year. Ashley Brown, the FSA’s head of supporter engagement and governance, has been up since the early hours flicking through its pages. Here are his highlights…

Exeter City: Fan donations to club surpass £40,000

While some clubs have been heavily criticised by fans for their season ticket refund policy, there are examples of good practice which deserve a mention.

Bury AFC take next step in forming a new club

Bury AFC have taken the next step along the road to ensuring there is a football club in the town next season by electing the Shakers Community Board this week. 

Community-owned clubs directory launched

Promotion of community-ownership is embedded within the FSA’s Mission Statement and something that we hold very dear, so we’re pleased to launch our updated Community Owned Clubs directory.

The Great Save’s memorabilia mission

Football’s suspension might have left a gaping hole in many of our lives, but it has given many of us the time to take a step back and look at the game in a different way.

National Football Museum launches “Game of Our Lives” fan memory bank

The National Football Museum has launched a nationwide search to unearth the best football stories and memories from fans throughout the country.

Fans for Diversity FIFA 20 tournament a big hit

While the coronavirus lockdown has stopped professional sport in its tracks, football has joined the likes of F1 and cycling in using e-sports to fill the void. 

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.

“Save the Gooner” campaign looks to secure future of decades-old fanzine

The Gooner fanzine, covering Arsenal for the last 33 years, have launched a campaign drive to secure the publication’s future.

Oldham Athletic hierarchy under fire amid financial crisis

League Two club Oldham Athletic are the latest EFL club facing a financial crisis and supporters say they’re being kept in the dark.

“Turn your back on VAR” – Wolves fans call for action on VAR

This season saw the introduction of VAR into an English league for the first time and it’s fair to say it has not been well received. The FSA will have more work on VAR coming up in future, but for now here’s Neil Dady from the Wolves Fans’ Parliament talking about the impact it’s had on match-going fans…

FSA invests £5,000 in Plough Lane Bond

The Football Supporters’ Association will invest £5,000 in AFC Wimbledon’s Plough Lane Bond which was launched to help the supporter-owned club to return home.

FSA Cymru update: February 2020

We’re happy to present to FSA Cymru members our first newsletter of 2020.

£55 trip to Old Trafford puts FA Cup away prices under the spotlight

An FA rule change that allows home teams to charge exorbitant fees for away fans in the FA Cup has come under criticism following the third round replay at Old Trafford.

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