Posts Categorized: FSF

Interview: we speak to the FSF about Twenty’s Plenty

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On the 12th November a delegation of fans led by the Football Supporters Federation delivered a letter to Premier League clubs calling for a cap of £20 on all away tickets. This in is line with the FSF’s Twenty’s Plenty Campaign which has been running since January 2013. We caught up with Director of communications at the FSF Michael Brunskill to find out more about the campaign, its progress and future plans. Groundsman: Are you pleased with the progress the Twenty’s Plenty has been making? Michael: Yes, since launching a couple of seasons ago Twenty’s Plenty has so far saved… Read more »

FSF NEWS: Fans call on clubs to drop away prices ahead of Premier League meeting

Leicester fans celebrating a goal

A delegation of fans led by the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) will deliver a message to Premier League clubs demanding a cut in away ticket prices. October saw price protests across the leagues which even drew support from Bayern Munich fans visiting Arsenal for their Champions League fixture. Supporters of top-flight clubs have identified tomorrow’s [Thursday 12th November] Premier League shareholders meeting as the next step in lobbying for cheaper tickets. An open letter calling for a £20 cap on all away tickets will be handed over. This is in line with the FSF’s ongoing “Twenty’s Plenty” campaign. In addition… Read more »

FSF NEWS: Fans across country to demonstrate against high ticket prices

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Football fans from across the country will protest this weekend against high ticket prices. Home and away supporters will join forces to deliver the “Twenty’s Plenty” message – a call for all away tickets in England and Wales to be capped at £20. The weekend of action is being co-ordinated by the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) whose “Twenty’s Plenty for Away Fans” campaign has saved 68,000 fans a total of £738,000 since its launch in 2013. Fans from every Premier League club, and many in the Football League, will meet ahead of their team’s fixtures for joint protests, before displaying… Read more »

PR: Match-day protests over prices set for October

Fans from across the country will make their anger at ticket prices known with a “weekend of action” set to take place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October. Supporters’ groups from every top-flight club are set to take part along with many from the Football League and beyond. Match-goers will display banners highlighting the cost of match-tickets and call on clubs to cut ticket prices. The Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) says the problem of high ticket prices runs throughout the professional game and says fans from all leagues back the FSF’s “Twenty’s Plenty for Away Tickets” campaign. Richard Scudamore… Read more »

Join the Football Supporters’ Federation share the wealth demonstration

The Emirates Stadium before the Premier League match between Arsenal and Hull City

The Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) will lead a demonstration of fans in central London tomorrow (Thursday 26th March 2015) as they lobby the Premier League shareholders meeting for a greater share of TV wealth. The FSF will deliver an open letter to all Premier League clubs arguing for cheaper tickets for home and away fans and a fairer distribution of football’s wealth throughout the Football League, non-league, and grassroots. A letter organised by the FSF and co-signed by fans’ groups from each of the 20 Premier League outfits will also be handed over to club representatives demanding better deals for… Read more »

Fans march on Premier League/Football League HQ demanding cheaper tickets

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Hundreds of fans will march on Premier League and Football League headquarters this Thursday (14th August) demanding cheaper ticket prices throughout football. The march will be led by the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) with fans from scores of clubs joining them. Supporters say clubs should use multi-billion pound media deals to lower ticket prices for both home and away fans. The Premier League’s current media deal is worth £5.5bn, an increase of £2.1bn on the previous three years, but fans say there is little sign of anything being done to make life easier for match-going supporters. From the increase in… Read more »

Join the Football Supporters Federation march for ‘Affordable Football for All’!

We all know that over the past few years the cost of watching football has risen, in a lot of cases drastically. As fans we are at the mercy of the clubs and television companies in a society where it often feels the fan is thought of last if considered at all. Now there is an opportunity for you to exercise your right to protest and join the Football Supporters Federation march for ‘Affordable Football for All’. As television deals for the Premier League clubs continue to grow the money that these clubs are getting must go somewhere. Some clubs… Read more »

England international joins hundreds of fans at FSF & SD Supporters Summit

Supporters direct and football supporters federation

Arsenal Ladies and England international Alex Scott will join hundreds of fans at Wembley on Saturday 26th July for the Supporters Summit. The event is jointly organised by the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) and Supporters Direct (SD) in association with BT Sport. BT Sport’s Supporters Club initiative will screen Gilberto Silva’s Road to Rio documentary about the Street Child World Cup which took place in Rio this year. Alex will talk about her involvement in the tournament and take part in an audience Q&A. On top of that sessions at the Supporters Summit will cover the FSF’s Away Fans Matter… Read more »