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Latest News

Croatia v England: A ‘ghost game’

What is it like to play behind closed doors?
This is quite an interesting article. I was one of the safety & security team that went to CSKA Moscow with Manchester City in the 2014/15 season. The match at the Khimki Stadium was supposed to be played closed doors due to a UEFA sanction similar to that imposed on Croatia for tomorrow’s match.
For some inexplicable reason UEFA were still allowed their “UEFA family” tickets and perhaps unsurprisingly most of these found […]

The REAL Value of Post-Match Reports

The FSOA office has been made aware of dialogue between our members from Accrington Stanley FC (Mark Turner), Doncaster Rovers FC (Sam Ramsden), Burnley FC (Cliff Edens) and Bob Eastwood from the EFL.
This is a perfect example of intel exchange when planning for matches between Accrington Stanley, Bradford City and […]