Over the weekend of 1/2 July BIAS attended the annual Supporters Summit run jointly by the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) and Supporters Direct (SD), as well as taking part in the FSF AGM. The event was held in the very impressing St George’s Park in Burton-on-Trent, and getting off the train at “Sergi Station” brought back great memories of our last trip to the town. The day was opened by Malcolm Clarke, FSF Chairman with Ashley Brown – CEO
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Who do you think should be in line for the FSF Awards this year? The Awards take place on Monday 5th December and reward the very best in football from the top players to your favourite fanzine. Winners will be selected by public vote or an FSF panel following a nominations process which is now open . Categories: Away Day of the Year Blogger of the Year Commentator of the Year Fanzine of the Year Newspaper of the Year Men’s
Our survey indicates that Brentford fans do not want to see the EFL’s “Whole Game Solution” proposals implemented. BIAS surveyed members and the wider Bees family after the proposals became public. The BIAS committee have already given feedback to the club on the proposals, and we will make sure the club see and take into account the views of fans given in this survey. The survey is still open so if you haven’t given us your opinion, it’s not too
The FSF has released details of the EFL’s proposals to clubs for changes to the makeup of the football league, including the introduction of a “League 3” and the reduction in the number of teams in the Championship to 20 – losing 8 fixtures from the calendar, including four home matches, and introducing a winter break. These proposals are known as the Whole Game Solution. The EFL has put together these proposals without structured fan consultation, and the vast majority
This is an ambitious Football Supporters Federation (FSF) project is now in its fourth year and the responses that you provide help to measure and improve the experiences of travelling fans The ultimate aim is to improve the away fans’ experience and encourage more fans to travel to watch their team. To understand what keeps fans committed to travelling and to the sacrifices you make? What do we look for as a travelling fan? Likes? Dislikes? What makes us
On Sunday, BIAS attended the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) AGM. BIAS is an affiliate member of the FSF, and so has a bloc of five votes to use in elections for National Council and on Motions. This year there were fewer nominees for National Council than spaces, so there was no election. The majority of the nominees were standing for re-election, including Beesotted’s Billy Grant, who is also on the FSF Board. Brentford fans are well represented on the
This weekend BIAS attended the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) and Supporters Direct annual Supporters Summit. This event allows supporters groups, to come together, share knowledge and tips, talk about key issues and hear from invited speakers. Committee members Anna Mason and I attended the summit, along with other fans of Brentford and teams from all over the country. The day started with a speech from Ian Lenagan from the new English Football League (EFL). Subjects covered the change of branding,
This is an ambitious Football Supporters Federation (FSF) project is now in its third year and it aims to measure the experience of the travelling fan The ultimate aim is to improve the away fans’ experience and encourage more fans to travel to watch their team. To understand what keeps fans committed to travelling and to the sacrifices you make? What do we look for as a travelling fan? Likes? Dislikes? What makes us feel valued? You can score their experiences
Congratulations to BIAS committee member Gemma Teale who has been elected to the National Council of the Football Supporters Federation. More to follow.
Were you amongst the 6,200 Bees who witnessed Fulham being destroyed in their own back yard? If so the FSF want to know about your experience.