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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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Aston Villa consultation on away tickets

Following the first meeting on away ticketing, the club held a second consultation on 27th July. David Michael (AVST national liaison director and editor of My Old Man Said) again represented AVST as well as other members of the Supporters Consultation Group. Here are the matters that were discussed at the meeting. 6 Fan representatives: John Holder, Mark McFarland, David Michael, Steve Todd, Anthony Willis & Steve Gough Club representatives: Nicola Keye & Lee Preece Apologies: John Perks & PC Stuart Bladen First issue raised was concerning…

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Supporters Consultation Group

AVST attended a meeting of the Supporters Consultation Group yesterday before the Huddersfield game. As you may know the SCG consists of various groups including ourselves, Lions Clubs, Independent Supporter Groups as well as fan websites such as My Old Man Said, Vital Villa, Heroes & Villains, AVillaFan.com and Villa Talk. It was a positive meeting. The SCG had the opportunity to question Dr Tony Xia and Keith Wyness as well as other club officials. The SCG will be collectively putting out an overview of…

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FSF Away Fans Survey

This is the fourth season that the Away Fans Feedback Project, run by the Football Supporters’ Federation, will be measuring the experience of the away supporter. The ultimate aim is to improve the away fans’ experience and encourage more fans to travel to watch their team. From this project the FSF will discuss with clubs and the authorities, in an academic fashion, what keeps fans committed to travelling and to the sacrifices they make, what they look for as a travelling fan, their likes, dislikes, and why…

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Aston Villa Consultation on Away Tickets

Following on from last season the Club has shown its commitment to open dialogue with supporters via the Supporters Consultation Group (SCG). The SCG consists of various groups including ourselves, Lions Clubs, Independent Supporter Groups as well as fan websites such as My Old Man Said, Vital Villa, Heroes & Villains and Avillafan.com. In advance of the Championship clubs releasing their ticket prices for this coming season the Club held a meeting to consult with supporters that regularly travel away. David Michael from MOMS and…

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AVST working with Club and Brigada 1874 to find solution

Following the plight of our affiliate, Brigada 1874, being highlighted by the Villa Trust in our recent post, we recognise supporters should be allowed to exercise their full support for the team, and how important this is now in view of the current predicament we find ourselves in.  However, we understand this must also be done in accordance with the ground regulations and due consideration for other supporters. At a recent Trust board meeting, Brigada 1874 members discussed the situation and are aware of the above…

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The Wider Issue of AVST Affiliate’s ‘Fight Like Lions’ Banner

Affiliate View During the last home game against Swansea City, the Aston Villa supporter group and AVST affiliate, Brigada 1874 took down their ‘Fight Like Lions’ banner from the Holte End in protest at their treatment by the club. While supporters stand for the entire 90 minutes in other areas of the ground, they receive constant harassment from stewards for wanting to do no different on what should be the vibrant kop end of Villa Park. The AVST feels this situation could have been solved if…

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