Fixture clashes between men’s and women’s games are becoming a growing problem, with broadcast picks making the issue even worse. Jude Morris-King, FSA National Council member and Manchester City Women FC Official Supporters Club rep, explains why fans of the women’s team are so frustrated…
Next week the Lionesses are taking on Northern Ireland and we’ll have a Fans’ Embassy service helping those at the match. Meanwhile, our friends at Amalgamation of Official Northern Ireland Supporters’ Clubs (AONISC) have kindly taken the time to give us an introduction to city…
The FSA’s Fans for Diversity campaign and Women’s Game network are celebrating the 20th anniversary of Bend It Like Beckham – a film which, upon its release, inspired a generation of young girls to get involved with football as players and supporters.
Supporters in the women’s game have hit out after the FA and broadcasters made a series of late changes to upcoming Women’s Super League (WSL) fixtures, with match-goers given as little as two-and-a-half weeks notice for changing kick-off times.
On Boxing Day 1920 53,000 supporters packed into Goodison Park to watch Preston’s Dick, Kerr Ladies FC take on St Helens Ladies. Yet within a year the FA had banned women’s football, arguing it was “unsuitable for females”, a ludicrous decision which wasn’t overturned until 1971.
The report of our Women at the Match survey has been released, giving fans more details on the work that was carried out earlier this year when we polled women supporters from both the men’s and women’s game.
The National Football Museum and the FSA join forces to discuss the historical relevance of the women's football ban. Register for this free online event which takes place on Thursday 2nd December 2021, 7pm-8pm.