Newcastle United Supporters Trust

You are here: Home Articles Articles FSF Fan Mail - FSF Newsletter (27th March 2015)

Fan Mail - FSF Newsletter (27th March 2015)

Newspaper Clip Art

FSF Logo Fan Mail

.Fan Mail - FSF Newsletter (27th March 2015)


Fans' voice heard in £1bn PL promise

croppedimage612299 football on barclays pedestal 4

Following our #ShareTVWealth demonstration, the Premier League has announced increased funding for grassroots, payments to lower leagues, sporting and educational work, and disadvantaged groups. There's also a new commitment towards fan engagement. The total pledged is £1bn, and while it hasn't fixed every last issue with the game it illustrates a positive attitude of engagement from those who hold the purse strings.

Media hysteria: FSF responds
FM Aston Villa Fans CC Danny Molyneux

Media outlets continue to hype up hooliganism in wake of the two celebratory pitch invasions in the FA Cup, and this week  Michel Platini chipped in with warnings of the "dark old days" coming back – we ask where is the balance when media are covering football-related disorder?

FA plan to limit non-EU players
FM AA Scotland v England 4520074

Back in September 2014 we met with the FA Chairman’s England Commission. We opposed "League Three" and "Strategic Loan Partnerships" but welcomed their desire to "address the ineffectiveness in preserving the desired balance of British, EU and non-EU players". 

  Arrow More from the FSF:
Arrow Norwich City fans' group back price protest

"We felt duty bound to display solidarity" -  Barclay End Projekt recently joined Derby fans in protesting £40 away tickets at Carrow Road. They feel action across all clubs is needed, rather than see the problem become a tit-for-tat between sets of ripped-off fans.

Arrow And've got to take your chances
FM AndFinally 4yardmiss  

SV Darmstadt 98 recently lost 2-0 to Fortuna Düsseldorf in their Bundesliga 2 fixture. Darmstadt striker Dominik Stroh-Engel providing this gem on a bad day all round for the Lillies, manager Dirk Schuster may well hold his head in his hands.


You are subscribed to Fan Mail because you have shown an interest in receiving information from the FSF in the past. If you do not wish to receive these emails, please unsubscribe.



Web version Unsubscribe

Join the Newcastle United Supporters Trust



Cult Heroes
Local Achievers


You don't need to be a member to contribute. Click on the button below to donate an amount of your choice to the Newcastle United Supporters Trust.

Article Categories

EasyFundraising Loho

You can really make a difference by raising extra funds for the trust through affiliate donations.  It's easy and you can do it online as part of your normal online shopping.

And best of all, it doesn't cost you a penny!

Click here to find out how.



News Now Logo