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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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Fans’ Consultation Group

As we shared earlier this month AVST would be attending a meeting of the Fans’ Consultation Group.  The meeting was held prior to the Barnsley game on 14th February. Here are the matters that were discussed at the meeting. Present Mo Razzaq & Peter Warrilow, AVST Gary Kilburn & John Gillett, Lions Clubs Jonathan Fear, Vital Villa Anne Erskine, avillafan.com Dave Woodhall, Heroes and Villans Steve Gough, AVISC David Blick, MOMS Scott Jones, Villa Talk Keith Wyness, Luke Organ, Tommy Jordan and Lee Preece all representing Aston Villa…

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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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