Football Supporters’ Federation Fan Mail 30 October 2015

October 30, 2015

Here’s the latest edition of the FSF’s weekly newsletter.

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Blackpool turn back away fans

Crewe fans supporting Anti-Oyston campaign refused entry to Bloomfield Rd

A group of Crewe Alexandra fans, who showed their support for Blackpool fans protesting against current owner Karl Oyston, have claimed they were denied entry to the match because of their actions. Crewe Alex fans offered to ditch the banner, but stewards at Bloomfield Road said: “Oyston’s seen it and you’re not coming in.” The club has denied the supporters’ claims.

The Great Jump
We want to see more clubs adopt young adult price bands for school leavers – Sunderland fan & 6th-former Aidan tells us more about his experience…
Free Lions: An early look at Alicante
Issue 143 of Free Lions will be out for England’s trip to Alicante, Spain in two weeks time. Until then here’s a blog about the historic port town…
News from elsewhere:
Salisbury FC – a phoenix club
Despite being relegated 4 divisions as its predecessor went into administration, Salisbury and its fans are on the up, reports Ken Gaunt…
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And finally… defending corners

Two Champions League winners medals, six Serie A titles, two UEFA Super Cups, two Coppa Italia winners medals, three Supercoppa Italiana as well as 116 caps and a World Cup with Italy – but apparently Andrea Pirlo can’t defend corners.

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