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FAN ENGAGEMENT – IT’S MORE THAN THAT!

“Football clubs are still not grasping the need for genuine, properly structured dialogue between fans and their clubs,” according to Kevin Rye – a consultant with over 14 years’ experience of working with supporters all over the UK and Europe. The FSF fans survey results show that clubs are getting better at recognising the needs of supporters when it comes to match-day. However, there is too much focus on ‘fan engagement’ drawn from the United States with the fan being a ‘customer’. We have long…

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2017 National Supporters Survey

The Football Supporters Federation is conducting a survey that offers fans a say on a range of issues affecting the national game. The survey is aimed to engage you by gathering vital information from match going football supporters. Topics such as engagement with your club, your match-day experiences, views on the game, diversity among others are covered. You can fill in the 2017 National Supporters Survey now.

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MOMS FSF BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

AVST is delighted to announce that AVST National Liaison Director and My Old Man Said (MOMS) editor David Michael has been nominated in this year’s Football Supporters Federation Awards in the ‘Blogger of the Year’ category. Covering Aston Villa, MOMS has the distinction of being the only club-specific blog to make the shortlist of six. MOMS is no stranger to The Footballing Blogging Awards. In 2012 winning the Best New Football Blog and the Best Established Football Blog in 2014. “In our fifth year, this FSF Award nomination…

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FSF fan survey: Bristol City

If you were at last weekend’s away league game at Bristol City, we are looking for your opinions on your away day experience. The Away Fans Feedback Project (run by the Football Supporters’ Federation) will be measuring the experience of the away supporter, with the ultimate aim of improving the away fans’ experience and encourage more fans to travel to watch their team. From this project the FSF will discuss with clubs and the authorities, in an academic fashion, what keeps fans committed to travelling…

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FSF fan survey: Derby away

For the second away league game of the season, we are looking for your opinions on your away day experience. The Away Fans Feedback Project (run by the Football Supporters’ Federation) will be measuring the experience of the away supporter, with the ultimate aim  of improving the away fans’ experience and encourage more fans to travel to watch their team. From this project the FSF will discuss with clubs and the authorities, in an academic fashion, what keeps fans committed to travelling and to the sacrifices…

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FSF Away Fans Survey

This is the fourth season that the Away Fans Feedback Project, run by the Football Supporters’ Federation, will be measuring the experience of the away supporter. The ultimate aim is to improve the away fans’ experience and encourage more fans to travel to watch their team. From this project the FSF will discuss with clubs and the authorities, in an academic fashion, what keeps fans committed to travelling and to the sacrifices they make, what they look for as a travelling fan, their likes, dislikes, and why…

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#ShareTVWealth protest: 26th March (London)

The #ShareTVWealth demonstration, organised by the FSF, will be taking place at the Premier League shareholders meeting on 26th March.  This will be taking place at the Le Meridien Piccadilly hotel, and the demonstration will begin at midday.  The purpose of the protest is  to  call for more affordable tickets and better distribution of football’s wealth throughout the football pyramid and grassroots Football fans from a wide range of clubs will be attending and we encourage as many Villa fans as possible to attend.  Last year, Brigada 1874 and David…

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Overseas competitive games? Premier League at it again

On the 8th October, it was widely reported (e.g. The Times, BBC), the Premier League is exploring the possibility of holding competitive matches overseas. The FSF issued a statement as follows: “Once again the idea of potentially huge changes to the game has arisen without consultation with one of the groups who matters most – the fans. If the reaction to previous incarnations of ‘Game 39′ and the idea of matches abroad is anything to go by, we expect this proposal to be met with…

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Fund Available for Villa Fans Who Want to Promote Diversity

The AVST wanted all Aston Villa fans to be aware that there is a ‘Fans for Diversity Fund’ available if any fans have any ideas to prompt diversity at Villa Park. The Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) and Kick it out have teamed up to work on the FSF’s new fans for diversity campaign. The campaign will work with all aspects of diversity not only to highlight the many challenges but also to celebrate how football brings people together. The campaign will give fans an opportunity…

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Fans to March for ‘Affordable Football for All’ on 14th August 2014

The Football Supporter’ Federation have organised a football supporter march in London for ‘Affordable Football For All’ next Thursday the 14th August. Supporters will be gathering at Marble Arch (nearest tube station, unsurprisingly, Marble Arch on the Central Line) from 1pm before heading off to the Premier League and Football League offices at 30 Gloucester Place (W1U 8PL) at around 2:30pm. A delegation of fans will meet with the authorities, while leaders from a number of supporter groups will address the crowd back at Marble…

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