Ipswich Town were beaten by Cheltenham Town the other night at Whaddon Road, but things could have been different if Macauley Bonne hadn’t thoroughly embarrassed himself with this passage of comical attacking play. Just head it.
Earlier this summer, FSA chair Malcolm Clarke stepped down from his role as supporter representative on the FA council after 14 years – and was replaced by Chris Paouros. Here Malcolm talks about his experiences advocating for fans on the council for all those years…
Jong Ajax’s Victor Jensen almost punished some very complacent goalkeeping from ADO Den Haag’s Luuk Koopman on the opening day of the Dutch second division this week. Luckily for Koopman, the Dane made a right pig’s ear of the finish.
The FSA’s Fans for Diversity campaign is launching a major survey on women’s fans attitudes on attending football, and is looking for women fans from both the men’s and women’s games to give us their insight.
As the new season gets underway and fans return to grounds, FSA member Saffy Gallagher sat down for a Q&A with Preston North End’s dedicated football officer (DFO), PC Paul Elliot, to find out more about the job…
On Boxing Day 1920 53,000 fans, with more supporters waiting outside, packed into Goodison Park to watch Preston’s Dick, Kerr Ladies FC take on St Helens Ladies. Rather than build on that popularity the FA chose, within a year, to ban women’s football from its clubs’ stadiums.
To the Allianz Arena for #ICYMI this week where we witnessed, depending on your point of view, the Miss of the Year from Bayern’s Joshua Zirkzee or Saving Tackle of the Year from Ajax’s Perr Schuurs. Whatever you think we can’t wait to see more of the same in the regular season.
Three-quarters (74.8%) of fans intend to return to stadiums from the first fixture in August, with two-thirds of supporters (65.2%) describing themselves as ‘excited’ and four in ten (41.7%) ‘optimistic’ about a return to grounds next season according to the results of an FSA survey.
It’s that time of year again that produces all sorts of comedy on the field as the players return to training and begin their pre-season friendlies. Here Augsburg’s Jeffrey Gouweleeuw is seen condensing the pure essence of pre-season into one spectacular own goal.