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Dalian Atkinson

The AVST was deeply saddened to hear the news earlier today of the death of Dalian Atkinson. Whilst it is too early to comment on the circumstances, we extend our thoughts and best wishes to his family at this difficult time. Fans of all clubs will remember Dalian for “that goal” against Wimbledon. However, we also remember him as being part of one of the most exciting to watch teams we have fielded. We will always think fondly of the important goals he scored in…

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FSF Diversity fund

So The Home Campaign Begins

And so it begins at Villa Park tomorrow! The first two fixtures have offered cause for optimism, and banging your head on the coffee table, in equal measure. Welcome aboard to James Chester who should form part of the best central pair in the league defensively. Still much to be done on transfers as we see it. We need a core in the first team not tainted by failures of seasons past. We really hope the last few weeks of the transfer window are productive.…

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Aston Villa Sale

You might be wondering why we haven’t yet commented on this weeks news that Tony Xia is the new owner of the club. Given that we have been very critical of the previous owner, why haven’t we been jumping for joy at the end of the Lerner era? In truth, it is because we are not sure what to make of it. It was plain for all to see that Randy Lerner had to sell up. Another disastrous campaign has ended in timid relegation and…

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aston villa supporters trust statement

Urgent News Re AGM

Steve Hollis, the new Chairman of Aston Villa Football Club, has expressed his desire to attend our AGM on Thursday.  The AVST Executive Board felt that we wanted to accept his request but this will require a small change to our intended running order.  Other engagements mean that Steve will need to depart at 8.00pm. To obtain maximum benefit from Steve’s time, we ask that we have a prompt start to the AGM at 7.00pm.  Steve and Tom Fox will join us at 7.15pm, and Tom will be…

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AGM update: no associate waiting list

Due to the demand from our paid membership for attendance at the AVST AGM & Tom Fox forum, we have contacted our free associate membership base to notify them that only paid members will be allowed to attend the AGM/forum and we will not be maintaining a waiting list for associates this year. To guarantee attendance, Villa supporters will need to be a paid member by 20th January. To join, click here.

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