On The Ball

Thursday 13 September 2018 12:30

The Club is pleased to announce that it will be providing female fans with free sanitary products at every home game this season.

Fulham has joined the ‘On The Ball’ campaign to ensure that women and girls in attendance at Craven Cottage are provided with the essential products that the Club believes they shouldn’t have to pay for.

The movement was started by friends Orlaith Duffy, Erin Slaven and Mikaela McKinley at their own team Celtic, with a number of other clubs following suit. Fulham becomes the third Premier League outfit to get involved, after Brighton & Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town.

Sanitary products will be available in every female toilet at the Cottage, beginning with next week’s fixture against Watford.

Aimee McKenzie, Head of Operations & Facilities at Fulham, said: “As soon as we heard about the On The Ball campaign we thought it was a great initiative that Orlaith, Erin and Mikaela were pushing out to clubs.

“We believe it’s important that we are in tune with our fanbase, so it’s great that we can be a part of it and hopefully it will lead others to follow suit.”

Erin from On The Ball added: “We are thrilled that Fulham FC have joined the other 27 teams who are #OnTheBall. FFC are setting such a good example for other football clubs by providing free period products and increasing the visibility of their female fans. Welcome aboard to the Whites!”

Fulham Supporters’ Trust board member Sue Couch said: “It’s great that the Club responded so quickly to this supporter-led initiative.

“Fulham has so many female fans of all ages, and it means a lot to receive this kind of courtesy and consideration.

“Supporting this campaign is an important step towards improving comfort and ensuring every fan feels welcome.

“Kudos to the On The Ball campaign and I hope many other clubs join in.”