Fan Led Review Published Today

The Fan-led Review (FLR) of Football Governance, chaired by Tracey Crouch MP, was published today (24th November 2021). Supporters’ groups from around 130 different clubs including BIAS and Bees United took part, along with the football authorities, during more than 100 hours of evidence gathering sessions. The review aimed to “explore ways of improving the… Read More Fan Led Review Published Today

BIAS attends our first FSA Premier League Meeting

BIAS attended our first Premier League Network meeting on 20th September, chaired by the Football Supporters Association (FSA). A wide range of issues that impact match-going fans were discussed including: The safe return of fans to grounds and plans for Covid testing and certification. The introduction of safe standing in stadia Cryptocurrency and fan engagement/monetisation… Read More BIAS attends our first FSA Premier League Meeting

#Terrace Talk; FSA launch a supporter-led mental health campaign

During the pandemic, BIAS has been working with the Football Supporters Association (FSA) along with other groups as part of its mental health working group. This has culminated in the FSA launching #TerraceTalk – a supporter-led mental health initiative. #TerraceTalk will feature a series of events across 2021 which will include training for staff and… Read More #Terrace Talk; FSA launch a supporter-led mental health campaign

BIAS joins Brentford FC in Football’s Social Media Boycott

As an affiliate member of the Football Supporters Association (FSA), BIAS will be joining the football-wide social media boycott next weekend. The FA, Premier League, EFL, FA Women’s Super League, FA Women’s Championship, PFA, LMA, PGMOL, Kick It Out and the FSA are uniting for a social media boycott from 15.00 on Friday 30 April… Read More BIAS joins Brentford FC in Football’s Social Media Boycott

BIAS Attends meeting with the Football Supporters Association (FSA)

BIAS attended the regular EFL Championship and League One fans network meeting on the 6th April, chaired by the Football Supporters Association (FSA). A number of different topics were discussed including the safe return of fans to stadiums and the long awaited review of football governance promised by the Government in its’ Election Manifesto of… Read More BIAS Attends meeting with the Football Supporters Association (FSA)

Problems with iFollow – Have your Say…..

BIAS recently attended a meeting with the Football Supporters Association (FSA) where are number of issues were discussed including problems with the iFollow streaming service. A summary of this meeting can be found here Discussions identified that fans experiences of using the iFollow streaming service are varied, and the FSA are now keen to obtain… Read More Problems with iFollow – Have your Say…..

BIAS Attends meeting with the Football Supporters Association (FSA)

Representatives from BIAS attended the regular EFL Championship and League One fans network meeting on the 16th November, chaired by the FSA along with a number of other supporter groups. Our discussions covered the impact of the Coronavirus on Football Club finances, and how clubs are dealing with their supporters in terms of season ticket… Read More BIAS Attends meeting with the Football Supporters Association (FSA)

FSA Launches the Sustain the Game initiative, calling for urgent action to help clubs

The Football Supporters’ Association (FSA) is coordinating a new campaign, the ‘Sustain the Game’ initiative, to protect the “very existence” of clubs across the country. With the coronavirus pandemic threatening many clubs due to the financial ramifications of a lack of fixtures and no fans being permitted into stadia, the FSA believes pre-existing issues within… Read More FSA Launches the Sustain the Game initiative, calling for urgent action to help clubs