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FSF

FAN ENGAGEMENT – IT’S MORE THAN THAT!

“Football clubs are still not grasping the need for genuine, properly structured dialogue between fans and their clubs,” according to Kevin Rye – a consultant with over 14 years’ experience of working with supporters all over the UK and Europe. The FSF fans survey results show that clubs are getting better at recognising the needs of supporters when it comes to match-day. However, there is too much focus on ‘fan engagement’ drawn from the United States with the fan being a ‘customer’. We have long…

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TICKET OFFICE CLOSED

As we shared last week following the FCG meeting the club is migrating to a new ticketing software system. This will now be hosted by Top Tix. The transition will involve temporary closure of the Ticket Office – online, on the phone and in person from 5pm today. Supporters will not be able to purchase tickets for matches, stadium tours, soccer schools or season tickets until week commencing Monday July 10th. We trust that the new vendor will provide an improved experience for supporters.

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FCG MEETING

AVST attended a meeting of the Fans’ Consultation Group on Wednesday 28th June. Here are the matters that were discussed at the meeting.  Fan representatives  Mo Razzaq                                        Aston Villa Supporters Trust Peter Warrilow                               Aston Villa Supporters Trust Anne-Marie Fern                           Heroes &…

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Fans’ Consultation Group

AVST will be attending the Fans’ Consultation Group next week on Wednesday 28th June.  Below is the provisional agenda. Catering With the promised Capital investment from Compass, what is planned to improve the infrastructure to ensure staffing is more efficient, in-order to avoid pinch points on match day? The club announced Heineken as their new beer partner last year. However, with the changing culture of beer drinking in Britain with a focus now on craft and local beers, what is being done to address this?…

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PROJECT B6

It was a great effort by supporters in organizing the flag display at Villa Park on Sunday. A big thank also goes out to all those that contributed towards Project B6. So, it was disappointing to hear that some flags from the Holte weren’t returned. If you had mistakenly taken them please get in contact at [email protected] We look forward to Project B6 working with the Club next season and trust that measures will be put in place to avoid such issues in the future.…

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KEITH WYNESS Q&A

AVST held a live Q&A with Aston Villa Chief Executive at the Trust’s AGM on 2 March. Members had the opportunity to question Keith on a variety of supporter issues. Here are the matters that were discussed. Ticketing Q. Please expand on the philosophy relating to season ticket pricing. A. The initial aim is to secure a bigger response from younger fans. Already 1,000 tickets have been sold of which 21% are new holders. We will continue to see offers as the selling programme proceeds. Q.…

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AVST AGM – COMPLETION NOTICE

At the annual general meeting held on 2 March 2017, at Villa Park, Birmingham all the resolutions below were duly passed.   Resolutions 1 through to 8 were passed as ordinary resolutions and resolution 9 as a special resolution. Thank you to all those members who either attended in person or submitted their preferences in advance of the meeting. To approve the Financial Statements for the year ended 31st December 2015. To approve the membership subscriptions as determined by the Society Board. To re-elect Peter Warrilow as Director of…

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AVST AGM

We look forward to welcoming you at AVST’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), at Villa Park on Thursday 2nd March. The meeting will be held in The Mcgregor Suite (Trinity Road entrance). Doors will open from 6:30 pm and as previously announced Keith Wyness will be in attendance for a Q&A session starting at 7 pm prompt. A reminder, that access to the AGM is for paid members. Therefore, please bring your membership card printed from the membership portal for quick access into the AGM. Any…

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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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