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This is a story from the FSF archive – the FSF and SD merged to become the FSA in 2019.

Today’s news that the Premier League match between Wigan and Bolton has been called off shows that, no matter what the level, matches are vulnerable to cancellation.

While the DW Stadium may be a relatively new stadium, with undersoil heating and round-the-clock ground care, the police still decided that conditions around the stadium were too treacherous for thousands of fans to move about in safety.

All matches are at risk during the winter months.

The top five divisions in English football have now seen 26 postponed games – every game in the Blue Square Premier was called off along with 13 of League Two’s 14 fixtures.

Has your supporters’ club ever been stuck with travel costs for a game that didn’t go ahead? Well you needn’t be – join the FSF’s Insurance Trust Match Day Insurance Policy run through ACE European Group Ltd.

If you run a supporters’ club you can apply to insure your away travel costs. The policy even covers match ticket costs in some circumstances.

Protect yourself against costs incurred through match cancellation, postponement, or abandonment. The policy also covers mechanical failure and road accidents which prevent attendance. At the same time the scheme provides Personal Accident cover to members travelling to matches, divisional meetings or events organised by the supporters’ club.

All FSF affiliated supporters’ clubs can join the FSF’s Insurance Trust Match Day Insurance Policy, run through ACE European Group Ltd. Costings vary on a case-by-case basis depending on how much you pay for travel. Cover costs 3.8% of the previous year’s total travel costs and can be worked out on a pro-rata basis.

If you have any other queries or wish to apply to join the FSF’s Insurance Trust Match Day Insurance Policy email [email protected] or call 08702 777 777.

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