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Fans’ Consultation Group

AVST will be attending the Fans’ Consultation Group next week on Wednesday 28th June.  Below is the provisional agenda. Catering With the promised Capital investment from Compass, what is planned to improve the infrastructure to ensure staffing is more efficient, in-order to avoid pinch points on match day? The club announced Heineken as their new beer partner last year. However, with the changing culture of beer drinking in Britain with a focus now on craft and local beers, what is being done to address this?…

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2017 National Supporters Survey

The Football Supporters Federation is conducting a survey that offers fans a say on a range of issues affecting the national game. The survey is aimed to engage you by gathering vital information from match going football supporters. Topics such as engagement with your club, your match-day experiences, views on the game, diversity among others are covered. You can fill in the 2017 National Supporters Survey now.

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PROJECT B6

It was a great effort by supporters in organizing the flag display at Villa Park on Sunday. A big thank also goes out to all those that contributed towards Project B6. So, it was disappointing to hear that some flags from the Holte weren’t returned. If you had mistakenly taken them please get in contact at [email protected] We look forward to Project B6 working with the Club next season and trust that measures will be put in place to avoid such issues in the future.…

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Club Crest – To Change Or Not To Change?

The current Villa badge was introduced during Randy Lerner’s tenure as owner of the club. Is it an appropriate crest for the club moving forward under a new (and hopefully more successful) regime? Should it be changed as part of the total overhaul of a club that was fading fast under the old ownership? If so, should we revert back to the old round style of badge that adorned the shirts of League and European Cup winning heroes? The AVST would love to know your views…

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When the AVST met Xia!

During yesterday’s fixture with Birmingham City, our Howard managed to grab a photo with Tony Xia – Villa’s chairman. In other news, Howard appeared on the BBCWM West Midlands Football Phone-in at the 52 minute mark to discuss the tragic passing of Ugo Ehiogu as well as discuss the Birmingham City Match (were his predictions right?)

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Ugo Ehiogu

It is with tremendous sadness that AVST received the shock news of the sudden passing of Ugo Ehiogu. This of course during a season where we have already had to endure the bitter loss of Graham Taylor and Dalian Atkinson. With Ugo you always knew what you were going to get. He was a huge man, both in character and physical stature. Someone who always gave 100%. He had an illustrious career with Villa, playing over 250 games for the club, and was part of…

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KEITH WYNESS Q&A

AVST held a live Q&A with Aston Villa Chief Executive at the Trust’s AGM on 2 March. Members had the opportunity to question Keith on a variety of supporter issues. Here are the matters that were discussed. Ticketing Q. Please expand on the philosophy relating to season ticket pricing. A. The initial aim is to secure a bigger response from younger fans. Already 1,000 tickets have been sold of which 21% are new holders. We will continue to see offers as the selling programme proceeds. Q.…

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AVST AGM – COMPLETION NOTICE

At the annual general meeting held on 2 March 2017, at Villa Park, Birmingham all the resolutions below were duly passed.   Resolutions 1 through to 8 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolution 9 as a special resolution. Thank you to all those members who either attended in person or submitted their preferences in advance of the meeting. To approve the Financial Statements for the year ended 31st December 2015. To approve the membership subscriptions as determined by the Society Board. To re-elect Peter Warrilow as Director of…

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AVST AGM

We look forward to welcoming you at AVST’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), at Villa Park on Thursday 2nd March. The meeting will be held in The Mcgregor Suite (Trinity Road entrance). Doors will open from 6:30 pm and as previously announced Keith Wyness will be in attendance for a Q&A session starting at 7 pm prompt. A reminder, that access to the AGM is for paid members. Therefore, please bring your membership card printed from the membership portal for quick access into the AGM. Any…

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