Category Archives: AVST News

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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 [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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Pulse survey results

During September, we took your “pulse” in a series of questions. Since the survey closed, we have now seen Di Matteo removed from the managers’ position and a new manager is soon to be appointed. We’ll take another “pulse” again later in the season. Aston Villa Football Club How do you feel about the current season? (1 very pessimistic, 10 very optimistic) The overall average score was 7.5 showing a strong optimism for the current season. The overall score did not change much over September…

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ASTON VILLA CONSULTATION ON AWAY TICKETS

The Away Ticketing Consultation Group met last Wednesday. David Michael (AVST National Liaison Director and editor of My Old Man Said) represented AVST and the Supporters Consultation Group. Other Villans present included Steve Gough, Steve Todd and John Perks. Apologies: John Holder, Mark McFarland, Stewart Conniff & Anthony Willis. Nicola Keye, Bromley Davenport and Lee Preece represented the club. PC Stuart Bladen attended on behalf of West Midlands Police. Here are the matters that were discussed at the meeting. General update Average away support in excess…

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Villa Till I Die

Aston Villa supporters know that with every game comes yet another opportunity to find ourselves shouting till we go hoarse for our team and wearing nothing but our sacred claret and blue. We demand loyalty with the belief that we will win… well sometimes and are bound together by our colours. Regardless of the possibility of disappointment we go to every game and have many stories to tell of Villa yesteryear. Though, our support and dedication manifests itself in many ways. Many of us have pre-match…

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FANS CONSULTATION GROUP

As we shared last month AVST attended a meeting  of the Fans Consultation Group on 17th August prior to the Huddersfield game. Here are the matters that were discussed at the meeting. Present Mo Razzaq, AVST Neil James, AVST Gary Kilburn, Lions Clubs Jonathan Fear, Vital Villa Mike Steed, avillafan.com Dave Woodhall, Heroes and Villans Steve Gough, AVISC David Michael, MOMS Scott Jones, Villa Talk Dr Tony Xia, Keith Wyness, Nicky Keye, Tommy Jordan and Lee Preece all representing Aston Villa Football Club 1. With conflicting reports…

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