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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PL Trusts against Game 39

“I beg to tender the following suggestion … that ten or twelve of the most prominent clubs in England combine to arrange home-and-away fixtures each season” (William McGregor) When William McGregor wrote to fellow Clubs to propose the establishment of a Football League, he did so based on a fair and equitable system in which both teams would play each other twice – one at home and one away.  The Premier League proposal to play an additional game on a “lottery” basis for additional League points falls foul of…

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The Big Debate: Villa Park Atmosphere

Radio 5 Live have recently asked what has happened to the atmosphere at Premiership grounds! In the Mirror, the FSF (Football Supporters Federation) column looked at the ‘Sit, down, shut up and empty your wallets’ approach. So, with the proclamation from the Holte that we are the 12th man, do you think Villa Park has a great atmosphere or needs improvement? Have your say by logging into the forum and discussing your views here. Your Club-Your Voice.

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Welcome to the new site

villatrust.org.uk website is currently being rebuilt following an attack on the old Postnuke site. This site is in work in progress! If you wish to make a donation to the William McGregor, please send a cheque to AVST, 2 Coton Rd, DE12 8NL with your name and address, or alternatively, click on the Paypal Donate button on the left to make a donation by Credit Card. Many thanks for visiting our site.

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