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Latest News

Well Done, Chelsea – Alleged Abusers Brought to Book

Excellent news has emerged from Stamford Bridge where our colleagues have recognised at least four of the alleged perpetrators in the Raheem Sterling racial abuse scandal. The FSOA understands that the people involved are under investigation and have had their seasoncards suspended.
There is continuing coverage across the media about this incident and what the outcomes could lead to. Ed Malyon reporting in the Independent said:
Chelsea have suspended four fans from games pending further investigation after alleged racial abuse against Manchester City and England […]

Terror Shootings in Strasbourg

The citizens and visitors to France’s biggest Christmas Market in Strasbourg were subjected to what has been described as a “terrorist incident”, yesterday as a gunman known to the local security services opened fire killing three and injuring thirteen more. This devastating incident once again brings into focus that such incidents may only be just around the corner, the challenges that we continually face as Safety Officers plus the fact that we cannot afford to let complacency take hold even though […]

Bottle Throwing Incident at Crawley Town

It seems as though the FA are looking into an incident at the Broadfield Stadium, home of Crawley Town, which took place over the weekend. Whereas we cannot condone anything thrown onto our fields of play, let’s hope that our colleagues at Crawley can locate the person responsible and take the appropriate sanctions in order to minimise whatever punishment the FA might have in mind.
Mark Dunford of the Crawley & Horley Observer reports that…
Crawley Town have been contacted by the […]