Villa fans have been critical of the new home kit (e.g. checks) and the extraordinary delay in getting the replica kits out for sale missing vital commercial revenue at the start of the season. However, this is yet another kit change when the Villa originally had in its fans’ charter a 2 yr cycle; however, this was changed without consultation with fans, as the Trust pointed out years ago.
The BBC have now highlighted this issue across all PL clubs when the PL’s original charter had 2 year cycles and was recommended by the Football Task Force. Click here to read article.