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AVST to Attend FSF April Meeting in London

AVST’s National Liaison Director David Michael will be attending the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) meeting in London on Tuesday April 15th, which acts to update members on FSF activity and progress prior to the AGM at the annual Supporters Summit, which this year is in London, at Wembley Stadium, on 26th July 2014. If you’re in London and fancy tagging along, do get in touch with the AVST. Date and venue: LONDON: Tues 15th April (6.30pm) – Doggett’s Coat & Badge, 1 Blackfriars Bridge, SE1 9UD…

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Safe Standing

Safe standing campaign

Anne-Marie Fern, our Club Liaison Officer and who led the recent fan survey on safe standing prior to joining the Trust Board, explains the safe standing campaign: A safe standing area is nothing like an old style terrace. It consists of barriers only two steps apart, with a designated, ticketed space within which you can stand safely, without being subjected to any surges or over-crowding issues. Safe standing areas have seats which are bolted in an upright position for most games, but can be released…

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It’s not over until the final whistle, despite FIFA President against PL proposal

In an interview with the BBC, Sepp Blatter (FIFA President) has rejected the PL Gam£39 proposal, declaring it as “abuse” of association football impacting its that may impact the integrity of matches and competitions.  In addition, the FIFA President hinted that it may impact the decision of choosing England for the 2018 World Cup bid.  The full BBC article on the interview can be found here. The Football Supporters’ Federation has vowed to step up its NO TO GAM£ 39 -A MATCH TOO FAR! Campaign following FIFA…

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Downing Street Petition

Petition up on Downing Street website is open (despite end date of 11th Feb): http://petitions.pm.gov.uk/EPLabroad/ Wording is: We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Urge the Premier League to abandon plans to play Premiership games overseas purely as a effort to raise more money. Not the best wording (integrity of League system = 2 matches?) although additional wording does go into this; but this is still worth supporting in addition to FSF petition which now stands at 10,000 signatures.

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No to Gam£ 39 – Regional Meetings

The Football Supporters Federation is in the process of arranging a series of NO TO GAM£ 39 regional action meetings. Fans of all clubs are invited to congregate to discuss what action we can take against the Premier League’s potentially lucrative but preposterous proposals to play competitive domestic matches in far flung corners of foreign fields. In the days since the news broke the FSF has been inundated with supporters demanding we take a stand. Everything from match boycotts, where fans of Premiership teams would…

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