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Meeting with Steve Bruce

AVST attended a meeting of the Fans Consultation Group on Tuesday afternoon with Steve Bruce at Bodymoor Heath. The Manager was certainly frank in his assessment of what he believes is required for the Club to be promoted back to the Premier League. He shared his optimism, despite our league position as well as his footballing philosophy. Though, admitted that there is still much to do. Many column inches have been dedicated to our players and the Manager was very clear on what he demands in terms of discipline…

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AVST AGM 2nd March

Our AGM has been set to take place on the evening of 2nd March. Keith Wyness will be our guest for a Q&A session (for one hour). Further details will be issued to members at the end of January. We are looking for new volunteers from our membership to join the Board of Directors. If you are interested, then please contact us on enquiries@villatrust.org.uk.  Closing date for new volunteers will be 27th January.  

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Graham Taylor

The AVST was today deeply saddened to hear of the sudden and unexpected passing of Graham Taylor. We offer our sincerest condolences to his family at this difficult time. Graham will always have a place in Villa folklore after the incredible journey he took us on as our manager in the late 1980’s. From the shambles he is so famously quoted as inheriting in Division 2, he took us back up at the first time of asking and departed for the England job after we…

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MEETING WITH STEVE ROUND

As we shared last week AVST attended a meeting of the Fans Consultation Group. Here is a transcript of that meeting. Attendees for Aston Villa Football Club: Steve Round, Director of Football; Tommy Jordan, Head of Communications; Lee Preece, Football Operations/Projects Manager Representing supporters: Mo Razzaq & Kris Carr, Aston Villa Supporters Trust; Steve Gough, Aston Villa Independent Supporters Clubs; Anne-Marie Fern, Heroes & Villans; David Michael, My Old Man Said; Scott Jones, Villa Talk. Could you define your role and key responsibilities? We have the owner, Dr Tony Xia, and the CEO…

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MOMS FSF BLOGGER OF THE YEAR

AVST is delighted to announce that AVST National Liaison Director and My Old Man Said (MOMS) editor David Michael has been nominated in this year’s Football Supporters Federation Awards in the ‘Blogger of the Year’ category. Covering Aston Villa, MOMS has the distinction of being the only club-specific blog to make the shortlist of six. MOMS is no stranger to The Footballing Blogging Awards. In 2012 winning the Best New Football Blog and the Best Established Football Blog in 2014. “In our fifth year, this FSF Award nomination…

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FANS CONSULTATION GROUP

As you all know the Trust is a member of the Fans Consultation Group. Our last meeting with the club was some time ago – prior to the Huddersfield game. Since then much has changed… fluctuation in form, the manager and not forgetting that elusive away win. The next meeting will be on Tue 22nd Nov with Steve Round, Technical Director. If you have specific questions for Steve Round or any other issues that you would like to raise with the club please email us at clubliaison@villatrust.org.uk.

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