Supporter representatives from the FSA’s National Game Network met with the general manager of the National League last month to discuss a range of issues affecting clubs in Steps 1 and 2 of the non-league game.
The Football Supporters’ Association’s 2023 Awards are fast approaching, and we need your help once more in identifying the very best in the game – with nominations now open.
Last year’s Awards saw Arsenal’s Beth Mead pic
It was with sadness this weekend that we learnt of the death of Steve Powell – longtime supporter activist and friend of the FSA. Born in 1956, Arsenal fan Steve was a former staff member for the Football Supporters’ Federation (one of our predecessor organisations) and founder-member of Arsenal Independent Supporters’ Association (AISA).
It is with sadness that we learnt of the death of Tranmere Rovers Supporters’ Trust chair Ben Harrison. A long-time friend of the FSA and someone who gave countless hours of his time to help others, Ben will be sorely missed by those who knew him.
UEFA’s president Aleksander Čeferin has apologised to supporters over the failures of organisation seen at 2022’s Champions League final and says the governing body has “learned from past mistakes” – while issuing a call to arms to supporters to help tackle racism and abuse of match officials.
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
Sadly this season we’ve seen too many games marred by a minority using past tragedies – such as the Hillsborough disaster, Munich air crash or individual fans being killed on foreign soil – to wind up opposition fans.
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.
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…
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.