Category Archives: AVST News

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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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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 [email protected]

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Winner announced for our best ever prize draw

We thank all our members for their continued support and welcome all the new members who have joined over the last few months. We are pleased to announce that Martin Foley is the winner of a grand draw of a hospitality package for the forthcoming game against Fulham.  Martin will be joined by his Villa mad son, who will be 10 that weekend, and will receive a Directors match day experience including lunch & drinks in the Directors restaurant, 2 seats in the Directors box and an opportunity to…

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