Away Fans MatterFootball Supporters' Federation
In support of the Football Supporters’ Federation’s ‘Away Fans Matter’ campaign and inspired by a line from Herman Melville’s evocative 1851 masterpiece, Moby Dick, this design romantically portrays the unconditional devotion of the dedicated Away Fan, as a restless, driven adventurer.
The design presents a beautiful visual analogy for the extreme lengths that the Away Fan goes to; the incredibly arduous journeys, the ups and downs, the joy and the suffering… which, for most dedicated souls, is more often than not, the latter.
Away Fans ‘really do’ Matter. In an age of increasingly outrageous ticket prices, travelling costs and tough economic conditions, their support and enthusiasm is unwavering. They are the lifeblood of the game and bring considerable and much-needed revenue to clubs and local economies. Bringing noise, colour and character to football stadia, they are the catalyst to generating the unique atmospheres that have made watching the game so exciting, either as a live or televised experience. Football would certainly be less interesting and largely soulless place without them, so, bang the drum for Away Fans now and show your support for the FSF’s national campaign at:
''As for me, I am tormented with an everlasting itch for things remote. I love to sail forbidden seas, and land on barbarous coasts.'
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick