Pompey fans heading to Portugal for Thursday’s UEFA Cup tie with Vitoria SC are going to witness an historic first. Yes, we know it’s Pompey’s first foray into Europe, but we’re talking about Away Goals: Euro Chimes.
Sadly at the FSF we’re regularly contacted with tales of clubs increasing ticket prices to extortionate levels, relying on fan loyalty and deep pockets to pay more to watch a game of football than they would to go to the opera.
Today’s media have been full of outraged coverage of Newcastle United fan – oh, and billionaire owner – Mike Ashley being seen by a television audience of millions downing a pint of lager in the Emirates stadium on Saturday.
The Football Supporters’ Federation has recently launched a Northeast Division, meeting this Thursday 21st August at the Irish Centre inNewcastle at 7.30pm. The venue (Irish Centre,43-49 Gallowgate Street,NE1 4SG) is close to St. James and Monument Metro stations. The division has representation from across the region and beyond (we even let in the odd NE-basedHalifax fan).
Here at FSF Towers we love nothing better than an online football game as we’re always keen to use our considerable expertise (honest) to win a few prizes. This year we’ve hooked up with two of the best online games around and guaranteed some fantastic prizes for FSF mini-league members in the process, including flights to New York for one of our competition winners! Best of all, they’re both entirely free to enter.