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Whose Football is it?

22 April 2017

Football brings us joy and unites us as fans. But lately, it would seem like the beautiful game is paying more attention to the economic profits rather than the general well being of all stakeholders. This raises the question, whose football is it? Football is undoubtedly a private business. The industry welcomes a private governance structure, where…

[Fútbol Transparente]: Transparency in Colombian Football

15 October 2016

Football has entered a dead-end path regarding corruption and lack of transparency. The latest #FIFAGate and CONMEBOL scandals led to the establishment of [Fútbol Transparente], a joint project led by Foro Por Colombia, Transparency International (Colombian Chapter) and FanVox, aimed at strengthening Colombian football’s institutional framework and promoting supporter involvement. On 12 November 2015, Luis Bedoya, the former Colombian…

Pro Rel Week: Fan Power at its Best

23 May 2016

FanVox was a proud supporter of Pro Rel Week, a joint fan power campaign led by different supporter groups in North America with the aim of raising awareness on the establishment of promotion and relegation in their football pyramid Football is the most popular sport in the world. It unifies, it can be played in any…

Pro/Rel for USA: #FanPower across the pond!

14 March 2016

Guest Post by Pro/Rel Supporters Association The US “Soccer” pyramid system does not contemplate promotion or relegation for any division. What does this mean in the era of globalized and “modern” football? This guest blog by Promotion/Relegation Supporters Association explains it. These are awkward times for many European fans all across the world. For what seems like the…

FanVox Study – “The Business of Football & Fan Engagement”

28 February 2016

Over the past 18 months, FanVox has been monitoring the affairs of the supporter movement across the world. This study compiles the main findings of a bespoke research, with insightful contributions from 148 football stakeholders in Europe and America. Supporter activism is a phenomenon that has spent several years in the orbit of the football industry. Nonetheless, recently it…

#FanPowerSession: Supporters Direct Europe

21 December 2015

#FanPowerSession: Supporters Direct Europe by Fanvox on Mixcloud We spoke with Ben Shave, Development Manager of Supporters Direct Europe  on the development of the supporter movement across Europe and the future of football! Join in and listen to a very insightful chat on football governance.

Fútbol Popular 2015: The Spanish #FanPower!

29 August 2015

Fan Ownership is definitely one of the most innovative Football Governance models. The #FutbolPopular15 Congress in Murcia gathered the early adopters and gamechangers in Spain. Spain is a country known for its devotion to football, but it’s also related to several examples of badly managed clubs. Hence,  the ‘Fútbol Popular’ movement was incepted as a natural response to this situation…