Fan Culture

Bohs Fans Choose New Kit

Bohemians fans were given the opportunity to choose the new kit design to be worn next season. Polls closed on Tuesday night on the four short-listed designs by manufacturer Macron. The poll was run by Harbinger Design and Media, the team behind the classy Bohs website.

Everton Reveal New Crest

Everton have revealed the new club crest that will adorn the jersey next season, after a consultation process involving over 20,000 fans.

Hand Printed Liverpool Results

Dead Slow Results service. Leading hand cut, hand printed LFC results service. Nil-Nils, defeats, and wins. Printmaking document to record results est. 2012 from the Printi Printer.

Polish Passions Flare in Warsaw

Legia Warsaw supporters responded with a tifo and flare display to UEFA’s order to close the section housing their Ultras for their Champions League clash play-off with Steaua Bucharest. The Polish champions were fined €30,000 for the “racist behaviour” of fans during the previous round.

Fan Direction #2: Cork City FORAS

In the second of our Fan Direction series, looking at the growing phenomenon of supporter-owned football clubs in Ireland, the spotlight is on Cork City. Borne from the official supporters club, the FORAS trust became the saviours of the southern giant as she flirted with extinction. The Turners Cross outfit are now the driving force in Ireland behind an EC initiative on football governance.

Toronto FC – All For One

All For One, a 5 part series of 30 minute shows full of behind-the-scenes footage, in depth profiles, and access to Toronto FC that fans have never had before.

German Commentator Stops Talking During Fields of Athenry

It’s become an abiding memory of the tournament for onlookers around the world, not least in Germany. We look back at the moment when a German TV commentator stopped talking during the fans’ singing of the Fields of Athenry in Gdansk at Euro 2012.

Fan Direction #1: Shelbourne’s 1895 Trust

Much has been made of the fact that the two teams contesting this weekend’s Champions League final are fan-owned entities in the Bundesliga. There is a train of thought that clubs where supporters have a pivotal role in how they are run is the way forward for long-term sustainability and you don’t have to look far to see that Irish football is ahead of the game in this regard. Shelbourne are the latest club to embrace fan involvement in an official capacity with the recent launch of the 1895 Trust.

The Supporters presents New York Spurs

‘The Supporters’ is a digital series that explores soccer culture in New York City by profiling its supporters groups and the haunts where they gather on a weekly basis to celebrate their club.