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A Demand Before Action?

Hello everyone. We hope you are enjoying the weather. It has been two weeks since we last posted anything so thought we should keep you up to date. The AVST board met earlier this week and still have grave misgivings about our current situation. We have asked questions and demanded an urgent meeting but it has fallen on deaf ears. So we now write an open letter to the owner seeking urgent clarification on where we stand. Dear Tony, We are writing to you to…

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Nottingham Station Fire

You may have seen in the news that a significant fire broke out at Nottingham train station at around 6.30am today. The station remains closed and this will likely have an impact on travel arrangements for our supporters attending the game with Nottingham Forest tomorrow. We are in touch with the club and will update you as soon as we know more.

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John Terry Signs

The first new signing is confirmed and it is making a lot of noise in the press. At AVST, we cannot remember the last time we got so bombarded with members views about a new player. People will have their own views on John Terry as an individual and rightly so. Seen purely through a footballing prism though, he might be just what we need. For too long there has been a stench around the club. Where defeat doesnt seem to hurt the players in…

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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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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 [email protected]  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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Di Matteo Statement

The Aston Villa Supporters Trust are once again watching the club look for a new manager. It is difficult to pass a great deal of judgement on Roberto Di Matteo’s time with the club. Some of our members think he should have been given more time, whilst others will point to the league table and say the results were unacceptable. What was refreshing was the speed at which the board acted. Dr Xia chose Roberto so he could be forgiven for wanting to give him…

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