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Correction To Tweet December 2016

In December 2016 a tweet from our Twitter account, in response to an EFL statement (“The Bob Higgins Letter”) incorrectly suggested that The Football League could have been aware of alleged historic child abuse incidents by academy coach Bob Higgins. As has been made clear, the letter related to Football …

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AL3 Supporters Survey | Summary & Comment

Against League 3 recently polled campaign supporters over a range of issues regarding potential changes for English football. The survey was conducted over 1 week and received 691 responses (of which 566 were fully completed). Already since the survey closed several days ago, the landscape of English football has changed …

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AL3 Response To EFL Whole Game Solution B-Team Removal

Against League 3 welcomes today’s (Thursday’s) confirmation from The Football League that Premier League B-Teams will play no further role in the current round of suggested changes for English football. Football supporters have vocally opposed B-Teams since first suggested by Greg Dyke’s FA Commission in 2014. Our campaign was founded …

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Ian Lenagan Transcript

Below is a transcript of EFL Chairman Ian Lenagan’s speech at the opening of the 2016 Supporters Summit. Unfortunately the opening moments are missing from our audio recording. The transcript begins as Ian is talking about the Whole Game Solution. Every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of …

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B-Teams Back On Agenda For JPT Inclusion

In a Telegraph exclusive, Chief Football Writer Sam Wallace has revealed that The Football League is involved in negotiations with The Premier League to include under-21 teams in The Johnstone’s Paint Trophy (JPT) The proposals would see 16 Premier League B-Teams included in the JPT based on their academy rating. …

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You Did It

With the release of the FAs second commission report into the future of English football, the FA has stated that the plans “could not be imposed by the FA”. We essentially knew that anyway with the rejection of the plans by the Football League but confirmation is good. The Leagues …

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Wednesday Afternoon

Still overwhelmed by the amount of people engaging with, and sharing our campaign. Seriously, just thank you. First off, co-founder of AL3 Lewis Horwell has decided to step back from the campaign, due to time constraints. We didn’t realise how big this would become, and it has taken over our …

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Quick Update – Tuesday Afternoon

Just a quick lunchtime update on progress so far. We attended the Conference Playoff Final at Wembley on Sunday. Before the game we met Dave Matthew-Jones who runs Cambridge Fans United, the CUFC fans trust. The support we’ve received from them has been fantastic, so thank you very much. We …

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