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Section 27 has been served on me!

In that case, we want to hear from you. If you’ve had a Section 27 served on you and had given police no reason to think you would be involved in alcohol related disorder, fill in our online form and email it to us. We will treat your information in the strictest confidence, and will not pass anything on to the police.

Fifa likely to back Team GB despite fan opposition

Fifa’s rulers are on the brink of granting formal approval for a Great Britain football team to compete at the London 2012 Olympic games.

Update: Berlin public transport fines

It has come to our attention that some England fans in Berlin for last month’s friendly with Germany got a nasty surprise, leaving with emptier pockets than they had bargained for.

Update: Berlin public transport fines

It has came to our attention that some England fans in Berlin for last month’s friendly with Germany got a nasty surprise, leaving with emptier pockets than they had bargained for.

Fergie gives Game 39 the hairdryer treatment

Manchester United may be out in Japan for the Fifa Club World Cup, but Sir Alex Ferguson has slammed Richard Scudamore’s plans for globalisation of the Premier League. Ferguson was furious Premiership clubs weren’t even consulted before Scudamore announced his plans for what the FSF dubbed Game 39, back in February.

Bayern call on UEFA to introduce wage cap

As Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal await Friday’s draw for the next  phase of the Champions League, Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has told Michel Platini UEFA should impose a salary cap on the competition.

OFT launch investigation into United ticket scheme

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has launched an investigation into Manchester United, following a complaint by the Manchester United Supporters Trust (MUST). MUST submitted documents to the OFT in November on the back of numerous complaints from its 35,000 members and other match-going fans regarding the club’s Automatic Cup Scheme (ACS).

Section 27 been served on you? We want to know

Last month we reported on the case of Stoke City fans who, prior to their club’s fixture with Manchester United at Old Trafford, found themselves forcibly taken back to Stoke under threat of arrest. The police were able to take this action due to Section 27 of the Violent Crime Reduction Act of 2006.

Ticket prices dropped for Blues trip to Fulham

Chelsea have agreed to drop prices for 16-21 year olds for their Premier League trip to Craven Cottage on Sunday, December 28, 2008, following discussions between the club and the Football Supporters’ Federation. Over the past week we’ve received numerous complaints from Chelsea supporters who pointed out that the club were not passing on discounted tickets which were on offer to Fulham’s fans. This would appear to be in breach of the FA Handbook which states visiting supporters should not be charged more than home fans for comparable seats. Notably the rule makes specific reference to concessionary tickets.

It’s all Double Dutch

The FA have announced an away friendly against Holland at the Amsterdam ArenA on August 12 2009. This will be the first of two friendlies against the Dutch, the second is scheduled for Wembley Stadium on 10th August 2011.

It’s All Double Dutch

The FA have announced an away friendly against Holland at the Amsterdam ArenA on August 12 2009. This will be the first of two friendlies against the Dutch, the second is scheduled for Wembley Stadium on 10th August 2011.

Championship chairman look to salary cap

Today’s Guardian reports that there is increasing support for a salary cap in the Championship, with many chairman raising their heads above the parapet publicly. While the credit crunch is having some impact on Premier League clubs they are, for the time being, protected by their record-busting £2.7 billion TV deal that will run until May 2010.

Ronaldo scoops Ballon d’Or

Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo has scooped the 2008 Ballon d’Or ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi and Fernando Torres of Liverpool.

Extra Time!

Jeff Stelling has been back in the news as it’s emerged he’s going to host every student’s favourite show, Countdown. Now Jeff has long been considered a legend at FSF Towers, check out one of the reasons why with his rant on the north-south divide, mint. Don’t be eating guacamole in Jeff’s presence.

Fair Cop? Supporters give their views on derby day

The Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) Northeast Division has published a unique report into policing and stewarding at last month’s Wear-Tyne derby, which voices the concerns of match-going fans. The scheme was repeated at Saturday’s Tees-Tyne derby, which ended in a goalless draw at the Riverside, and will take place at all the North East’s top-flight derby matches.

Euro Chimes for Pompey fans

Pompey fans heading to Germany for their team’s UEFA Cup tie with Wolfsburg can make the most of their trip with Away Goals – Euro Chimes which contains information, advice, and entertainment for the club’s traveling support.

VAT ticket cuts a step in the right direction

FSF chair Malcolm Clarke has acknowledged the efforts of football clubs who’ve passed on savings made via the recent VAT rate cut to their supporters.

Don’t treat fans like criminals

Figures released by the Home Office this week prove what the Football Supporters’ Federation have been arguing for years – there is absolutely no need to treat football fans as criminals.

We MUST back United fans, says Foster

Liberal Democrat MP Don Foster has written to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) in support of Manchester United fans who are fighting the club’s current ticketing policy.

Drogba handed three match ban

Chelsea forward Didier Drogba has been banned for three matches for throwing a coin at Burnley supporters. The incident took place during Chelsea’s shock League Cup defeat to Burnley on penalties last week. The 30-year-old pleaded guilty to a charge of violent conduct.

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