Do Leicester have what it takes to keep Premiership football at the King Power Stadium?

Leicester City's King Power Stadium formerly the walkers bowl

Leicester City fan Alex Waterfield previews the Foxes return to the Premier League. After convincingly romping to the Championship title will they have what it takes to keep top flight football at the King Power Stadium? Leicester City are officially back in the Premier League following Leicester’s other visit to the top flight in the 2004-03 season. Last campaign the Foxes greatly triumphed by winning the league with 102 points in total. The consistency of Nigel Pearson’s men was outstanding home and away. Each player from the squad was key and all played a role in promotion back to the… Read more »

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


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 »

Countdown is on for White Hart Lane to exit the 92

White Hart Lane Tottenham

In the last few weeks Tottenham received the go ahead to start work on their new stadium. A completely new build in the same locality will see the end of White Hart Lane, one of the remaining larger grounds in the UK with genuine character. We catch up with Spurs fan Matthew Wojciow to get his thoughts on the new ground. Groundsman: With the news recently that plans for the new stadium have been given the green light how do you feel about leaving White Hart Lane? Matthew: As Spurs are only moving 100m away from the old ground there… Read more »

Think you know your grounds? Test yourself with ‘know the 92’

Know the 92 app

We catch up with ‘know the92’ creator Andy Campbell to find out a bit about what was behind the app and his future ground and app related plans. The app aims to sort out the part time supporters from the loyal groundhoppers giving out scores for correctly placing grounds from the 92 on the UK map. Groundsman You’ve recently released ‘know the 92’ – how did the idea come about? Andy: I wanted to learn the ground names of all the football league sides, I just feel it’s something that football fans should know, a mark of respect to each… 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 »

We welcome the Abbey Road Stadium back to the 92!

Cambridge United fc away fans

The second team promoted to the Football League, also making their return is Cambridge United. As we welcome the Abbey Road Stadium back to the 92 we speak to U’s fan Andrew Pearson about the come back and what to expect over the new season. GM: It has been long rebuilding road to get back to the Football League, you must be delighted to be back in the 92? Andrew: Absolutely, it’s been an incredible season, and probably came a season earlier than we’d realistically hoped. There was a lot of recruitment done last summer, and I think most Us… 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 »

Our goal of the World Cup 2014

stádio Nacional Mané Garrincha cofounder Pete ( pb1uk10 ) picks his goal of the World Cup. Rightly so there was a lot of hype surrounding the World Cup and after the disappointment of 2010 to live up to expectations I was somewhat wary of getting too carried away in the build up to this summer’s competition. Boy did it deliver though, the group stage in the main being non-stop entertainment with goals flying in left right and centre. Looking back at the goals it has been a tournament of Volleys. Many not only claim that James Rodriguez’s strike against Uruguay in the last… Read more »

World Cup 2014 Blog Four: Waar is da feestje?….. HIER is da feestje!

Belgium World Cup 2014 Stadium Mineirão

It’s time for part 4 of Michael Moss’s World Cup 2014 blog… We stumbled from the plane and into the heat of Belo Horitonte (said Bay-lo Hori-zon-ch) and were immediately eager to see how the Germany Portugal game was faring. As we made our way to find the game, iIt was very apparent that the planned expansion to support the World Cup was not yet complete. Signage was missing, large areas were sealed off by plastic sheeting or tape, and swaths of the flooring were incomplete and definitely tripping hazards, but without the expected warning signs of tripping hazards. Despite… Read more »

We welcome Kenilworth Road back to the 92!

Simon Pitts Commentator for Diverse FM, the official broadcast partner for Luton Town Football Club

It has been anything but plain sailing for Luton Town over the last half decade. Relegations, administration and points deductions led the Hatters out of the Football League. It’s not been an overnight process, but they’ve regrouped, rebuilt and after romping to the Conference title they’re back! We speak to Town’s official match commentator Simon Pitts about their journey. Groundsman: It has been a long and difficult road to regain your Football League status after 5 years, how did it feel when you clinched promotion? Simon: It was an amazing feeling, I thought it was going to happen in previous… Read more »