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#ICYMI: Galway Goal

This week’s #ICYMI comes courtesy of the League of Ireland First Division clash between Longford Town and Galway United, as defender Michael McDonnell gifts the visitors the perfect start just 11 minutes in. His blushes would be ultimately spared, however, as the home side ran out 2-1 winners in the end. My my my, what a Galway goal.

Premier League funding pot opens for non-league clubs and women’s game

The Premier League has announced a new funding scheme for National League system clubs and those in the women’s game. Grants totalling £16m are available between now and the end of the season.

Fans for Diversity in the non-league game

The Fans for Diversity campaign has published a guide which will support clubs and their fans who are looking to diversify and increase their attendances, and connect with local communities.

Chelsea offers unique opportunity for supporter stake

Football Supporters’ Association vice chair Tom Greatrex says that Chelsea’s ownership change offers a unique opportunity for supporter equity at a top-flight club…

#ICYMI: Pefok

The USA’s Jordan Pefok is the star of this week’s ICYMI, seen here making a grand old mess of a clear cut chance against Mexico. A night to forget for all concerned.

Prime minister: “We should have an independent regulator for football”

Boris Johnson has given his backing to an independent regulator for football, ahead of his own Government’s official response to the Fan-led Review of Football Governance.

Scunthorpe United appoint fan-elected director

Scunthorpe United has announced the appointment of a fan-elected director following a vote involving the Iron’s supporter groups. Neil Wright, chair of the club’s London and South East Supporters Club, will represent supporters’ groups at board level.

Government: Football needs an independent regulator to secure the game’s future

Football governance was debated in the House of Lords yesterday and the Government once again gave its backing to an independent regulator, via its representative in the second chamber.

Northern Ireland vs England: Free Lionesses Fans’ Embassy returns

The Free Lionesses Fans’ Embassy which debuted at the World Cup back in 2019 will be returning for England’s visit to Northern Ireland next month.

FA announces bump in women’s FA Cup prize money

Following on from fan campaigning the total prize money for the Women’s FA Cup will increase to £3m next season with a “disproportionate” amount going into the early rounds.

Leeds United address issues at Elland Road away end

Newcastle United fans have praised Leeds United after the club worked with them to address issues facing away fans visiting Elland Road.

Non-League Day returns for 2022

Non-League Day, the biggest volunteer-led event in the non-league system, is returning for the first time since 2019 this weekend.

Fans call for FA Cup semi-final venue change

Supporters organisations at Liverpool and Manchester City are calling on the FA to move their semi-final in April from Wembley after learning of rail disruption.

ICYMI: Painenka

Montpellier’s Téji Savanier attempted a panenka penalty this week in the Ligue Un fixture against Nice. The game finished 0-0 so we’ll let you guess how well this terrible decision went down.

Fan reps meet EFL executives – February 2022

Fan representatives from the EFL’s three divisions met online with the competition’s senior officials at the end of February to discuss ongoing issues across the leagues.

Chelsea sale should see supporters given a stake in their club

Roman Abramovich’s enforced exit brings a unique opportunity to embed supporters at the heart of one of our most successful clubs. Tim Payton (Arsenal Supporters’ Trust) calls for the Government to do just that at Chelsea…

Sports minister: Government will legislate for independent regulator 

Sports minister Nigel Huddleston today faced questions from MPs on the fan-led review into football governance and the wider role of Russian money in the ownership of football clubs. 

#ICYMI: Bord’oh!

Bordeaux keeper Gaetan Poussin proves that when things aren’t going your way, they really aren’t going your way. Sitting bottom of Ligue Un without a win since January, Les Girondins lost again this week to Troyes in part thanks to this blunder from their own shot stopper, who turned a decent penalty save into a right faff of an own goal in an instant.

FSA and Chelsea fan groups meet sports minister

The Football Supporters’ Association today facilitated a meeting with Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston which included representatives from Chelsea Supporters’ Trust, Chelsea Women Supporters Group and Chelsea Pride. 

Fans can fix football – here’s how

The Fan-led Review of Football Governance made a series of recommendations that would put football supporters at the heart of the game, ensure our historic clubs receive the protection they deserve as commuity assets, and block domestic clubs from entering a breakaway European Super League.

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