I was honoured to receive the Football Supporters Federation Services to Supporters Award for 2007/08. This page is a self indulgence on my part for which I apologise.
Press Release from FSF - link to the FSF by clicking here
FSF NEWS: York-based man wins prestigious national fans award
Tony Kempster, who for more than a decade has ran an
acclaimed football website from his home in
Malcolm Clarke, Chair of the FSF, and Jon Keen,
Vice-Chair, will today (Thursday 14 August 2008) present the award to Tony on
the pitch at
Tony Kempster’s website, which can be viewed at www.tonykempster.co.uk,
provides unmatched information on results, gates, tables, fixtures and even
distances to grounds, from the Premier League right down to step seven of the
Malcolm Clarke, Chair of the FSF, said:
website, produced on an entirely voluntary basis, has become an invaluable
source of information for thousands of football fans each week. It carries a
huge amount of information which no other site can match.
“The amount of work Tony puts into it is quite extraordinary and he is, at least until now, an unsung hero. This award recognises Tony's extraordinary contribution to football fans everywhere, and is our way of saying thanks.
“The only thing missing from his site are the fixtures of the Premier League and the Football League, because those organisations exercise their copyright to prevent Tony publishing them without paying an exorbitant fee. They should be ashamed of themselves."
The bit from Non League Today
The bit on The BBC Non League show