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Free Lionesses launch survey on international matchgoing experience

The Free Lionesses have launched a survey which aims to improve match attendance at future international fixtures by collating meaningful data on the current fan experience.

Women’s game: Fans continue to push for change

Last week the Government tabled the long-awaited Football Governance Bill in Parliament – and that legislation will create an independent football regulator.

FSA takes its place on Review of Women’s Football panel

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has today announced the make up of the implementation group which will be responsible for delivering the recommendations made in the Review of Women’s Football. The FSA will be represented by Deborah Dilworth, Head of Women’s Football at the FSA.

Women’s game supporters survey launched

Today the FSA are launching a survey which will document the attitudes and experiences of fans of women’s football across a wide range of issues throughout the women’s game.

Reading: Supporter solidarity in the women’s game

Those following the FSA on social media, or our affiliated supporter groups at Reading, will be well aware of the crisis that has enveloped the club. 

FSA Women’s Game Network meets PGMOL

It seems hardly a weekend passes without a referee or VAR coming under intense media scrutiny and, as supporters, we’ve all experienced decisions involving our team with which we disagreed.

EFL makes strong case for regulator as MPs question football bosses

Premier League CEO Richard Masters and EFL chairman Rick Parry appeared today before Parliament’s cross-party Culture, Media and Sport Committee. MPs quizzed the pair on the need for an independent regulator and the state of football finances.

FA reforms WSL and Women’s Championship – and appoints new CEO

Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship Clubs have unanimously agreed to proceed with the formation of a new independent body – called NewCo – to run the women’s professional game in England.

Government backs Carney Review into women’s football

The Government has today (Monday 4th December 2023) backed Karen Carney’s blueprint which aims to “raise standards in domestic women’s football” – including supporting the FA and NewCo in the full professionalisation of women’s football and equal access to sport in schools for girls.

Supporters welcome new WSL away ticket approach

New regulations in the FA Women’s Super League which will offer easier access to tickets for away fans have been welcomed by supporters’ groups.

Lewes FC: Supporters should have a say in sale of women’s team

Lewes FC have been in supporter ownership for 13 years and, during that time, they have been at the forefront of promoting women’s football – it’s a legacy of which the club and its supporters are justifiably proud.

Free Lionesses help secure 2,000 extra England seats amid World Cup ticketing issues

England fans have been reporting issues with the Women’s World Cup ticketing system all tournament, but thanks to work from the Free Lionesses team the vast majority of travelling England fans should make tomorrow’s semi-final.

FSA response to Karen Carney’s Women’s Game Review

Karen Carney MBE has today published her independent review into the future of domestic women’s football, which was commissioned by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport following a recommendation from 2021’s Fan-led Review.

Chelsea Women: Fan groups hit out at price hikes

Chelsea Women Supporters Group and Chelsea Pride have hit out at their club’s plans to raise ticket prices ahead of the 2023-24 season – with some seats doubling in cost.

Free Lionesses: World Cup 2023 guidebook launched

The FSA’s Free Lionesses World Cup 2023 guidebook has launched today (Tuesday 12th July) ahead of England’s opening game against Haiti in Australia next week.

FSA and Toyota to support England fans at the Women’s World Cup 2023

The Football Supporters’ Association (FSA) and Toyota have joined forces to support fans at this summer’s Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

Women’s game review: FSA reps meet Karen Carney

The FSA today (Monday 24th April 2023) led a delegation of supporter representatives for an online evidence session with Karen Carney MBE as part of the Future of Women’s Football review. Former England international Carney is chair of the review which was announced in September 2022.

PUBLICATION: Fans for Diversity x Women’s Game

The Football Supporters’ Association is proud to launch our new publication Fans for Diversity x Women’s Game on International Women’s Day 2023. 

FIFA to drop Visit Saudi sponsorship?

Football Supporters’ Association response to reports that FIFA is poised to scrap its Visit Saudi sponsorship of the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023.

Fan reps meet FA to discuss England Women experiences

Supporter representatives from the women’s game met with FA staff back in December 2022 to discuss the supporter experience at England Women games and preparations for the 2023 World Cup.

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