The 44th edition of the football bible brings you all the Premier League, Football League, Champions League and Europa League info. With unrivalled stats and a comprehensive player-by-player guide it never fails to deliver.
That Independent reports that the European Commission may force Barcelona and Real Madrid to end their historic status as member-owned clubs. Both are alleged to have taken illegal state aid. But is it the right move? Vic Crescit knows a thing or two about Spanish football and he thinks not…
You’re a Partizan Belgrade ultra and your team plays rubbish. Do you: 1. Leave early to beat the traffic; 2. Chant “sack the board” or; 3. Walk onto the pitch in total view of police and strip the armband from your captain.
The Football Supporters’ Federation has teamed up with The Blizzard – The Football Quarterly to offer a prize-winning fantasy football game throughout the 2013/14 season. Entry is totally free using the official Premier League game and there’ll be weekly, monthly and yearly prizes.
The Football Supporters’ Federation is supporting the Sir Bobby Robson National Football Day on Saturday 10th August – with the country coming together in celebration of the nation’s favourite game and one of English football’s most iconic figures.
While our International Ground Guide is undergoing some maintenance ahead of the new season, we thought we’d provide our usual service of advice and information for travelling supporters in brief blog form.
Every month the Football Supporters’ Federation features an affiliate or associate member to highlight good work carried out by fans – email email@example.com if you’d like to appear. Visit the FSF join page if you’re not a member, it only takes a few minutes to fix that and it’s totally free.
There’s plenty of craziness in the world of football but sometimes we just like to feature a lovely goal. We’ve seen half-volleys, scissor kicks and the scorpion. Now comes the pirouette, courtesy Clément Grenier who scored a lovely, caressed volley for Olympique Lyon against Real Madrid.
Kick It Out has today launched a free mobile application for iPhone and Android. The app includes a ‘Report It!’ function to provide a quick, straight-forward and discreet way of reporting incidents of discrimination.
Our friends at the Centre for Access to Football in Europe (CAFE) work with fans, clubs and governing bodies towards one clear aim – a more accessible and inclusive matchday for disabled supporters across Europe. CAFE have been named as the official charity of the 2013 UEFA Super Cup charity auction.
Dr Steve Frosdick is an independent safety expert who has worked in sports grounds across Europe for more than 20 years. He explains why standing at the Cardiff City Stadium is neither illegal, nor inherently unsafe, and how it can be managed to suit the needs of those who prefer to sit or stand…
Over to Brazil’s second tier where fallen giants Palmeiras won 3-2 against Figueirense. The game will be remembered for a cheeky Figueirense tactic which prevents gaps in the wall at free-kicks. Keepers can sleep a little easier at night.
The Premier League has warned pubs they face legal action for using unauthorised broadcasters to show live games on Saturday afternoons. In this excerpt from The Blizzard Gabriele Marcotti argues that new models are required in the digital age and the 3pm blanket TV ban should be scrapped for the sake of all clubs, especially smaller ones…
This blog first appeared on Supporters Direct’s website. SD promote the value of supporter engagement and help supporter groups become a constructive voice in how their club is run. More than 30 clubs are now owned by their fans.
The Vice President of the UK Sports Association, the Chairman of Kick It Out and the Vice President of the Football Conference will debate the international economic and cultural contributions made by football to the UK, in the House of Lords tomorrow (Thursday 25th July, 11.30am).