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 receiveRead more
The Aston Villa Supporters Trust welcomes today’s appointment of Tom Fox as the new Chief Executive. He brings with him an impressive CV and we are pleased at the energy and know-how, that he will bring to the post. The AVST will of course seek an early meeting with Mr Fox to discuss his plansRead more
At the start of July the AVST was invited along with other club supporters trusts and groups to meet the Shadow Minister for Sport, Clive Efford MP at Parliament. Essentially it was a brainstorming session to access the changes needed to help increase supporter involvement in the governance of their clubs and to safeguard supporterRead more
The AVST wanted all Aston Villa fans to be aware that there is a ‘Fans for Diversity Fund’ available if any fans have any ideas to prompt diversity at Villa Park. The Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) and Kick it out have teamed up to work on the FSF’s new fans for diversity campaign. The campaignRead more
The Football Supporter’ Federation have organised a football supporter march in London for ‘Affordable Football For All’ next Thursday the 14th August. Supporters will be gathering at Marble Arch (nearest tube station, unsurprisingly, Marble Arch on the Central Line) from 1pm before heading off to the Premier League and Football League offices at 30 GloucesterRead more
AVST Statement, issued 13/04/14 It’s becoming a serious growing concern amongst Villa supporters that the club still faces a real danger of relegation, have recorded a club record 10 home defeats already and potentially face an end of season points total which is less than the previous season’s thus indicating a lack of real progress.Read more
AVST affiliate members My Old Man Said have begun the preparation for a campaign to get the Witton Train Station bridge a long overdue paint job. The station was opened in 1837 and ever since the birth of Aston Villa football club, due to the station bridge’s close proximity to Villa Park, has always beenRead more
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’reRead more
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