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Latest News

Safety Officer Quits Amid Threats To Himself And His Family

Oxford United Safety Officer, Ian Mixter, has left his position as Safety Officer at the Kassam Stadium following threats to his personal safety and that of his family from a section of supporters.
Ian is a member of the Association and a well-respected practitioner in the Football Safety industry and it is unlikely that his decision would have been taken lightly. It does however highlight the additional pressure we work under both on match days and non-match days.
The FSOA understands […]

Fighting At Race Meeting At Haydock Park

It’s not only football…or is it? Fighting broke out at Haydock Park Racecourse over the weekend bringing the question of alcohol limitation at race meetings once again. Cellphone footage on You Tube clearly shows a brawl involving several people during the final race of the day.
Amazingly, Merseyside Police actually identified someone and arrested him and several were ejected by the G4S Security teams. You can see the problems caused to G4S in the footage and thankfully there were no […]