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The Trust meets most months in central London. All members are welcome to attend and participate in discussions about our activities and future plans. Meetings last for approximately ninety minutes. There are refreshments available and usually some willing company for a trip to the pub. Please make sure you are receiving our newsletter updates or check the website for the dates of meetings.

Upcoming: Football Agents, Transfers and Arsenal

Monday 17th October 2016 - 18:30

The AST is pleased to announce that at our next meeting we will be joined by Jon Smith, author of the 'The Deal: Inside the World of a Super-Agent'. Jon is one of the most respected football agents in the business and has a wealth of experience in the game and as an Arsenal fan has a good understanding and passion for the club.

He will talk to us about how agents work in football, his views on how Arsenal manage transfer business and player recruitment and other football issues. It promises to provide a unique behind the scenes understanding of a key part of football governance.

We will be staging this meeting jointly with AISA. The meeting will be held at 6.30pm on Monday 17 October and it will be in a different location to normal in London Bridge. The address for the meeting is Howard Kennedy las firm, No. 1 London Bridge, London SE1 9BG

A map of the location is available here: https://www.howardkennedy.com/contact-us/location-map/

On this occasion all members who wish to attend need to register in advance. If you would like to come please respond to info@arsenaltrust.org stating your name

The meeting takes place one week before Arsenal's AGM and we will also provide an update on the questions we intend to pose to the Arsenal owner and Board member on your behalf.

Previous: September 2016 meeting with guest speaker Simon Barker, PFA.

Monday 05th September 2016 - 18:30

 

The next meeting of the Arsenal Supporters' Trust (AST) will take placeat 6.30pm on Monday 5th September.

The meeting will be held at the offices of Nabarro located at 125 London Wall London EC2Y 5AL - map location here

Our guest speaker for the evening is Simon Barker, Assistant Chief Executive of the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) who will be telling us more about what the PFA do as well as holding a Q&A session afterwards.
 

There will also be a short presentation by Playfair Qatar who are backed by the Football Supporters Federation and TUC and who will explain their campaign - "Playfair Qatar brings together football fans, unions and human rights groups to push for an end to World Cup slavery."


We'll also be discussing Arsenal's start to the season and transfer policy.

All members are welcome to attend.

 

Please also note the dates of the next two AST meetings for your diary:

 

·         6.30pm on Monday October 17th

·         6.30pm on Monday November 21st

Previous: End of Season AST meeting

Monday 23rd May 2016 - 18:30

The next meeting of the Arsenal Supporters' Trust (AST) will take placeat 6.30pm on Monday 23 May.

The meeting will be held at the offices of Nabarro located at 125 London Wall London EC2Y 5AL - map location here

Our main guest for the evening is Rory Smith,  football Writer of the Times and Phillipe Auclair. We will be reviewing the 2015/16 season.

We will also discuss the 2016 survey which will give all members the chance to have their say on important issues at Arsenal, which the AST will then feedback to the Board and Ivan Gazidis.

Previous: AST AGM & Q&A with Henry Winter

Monday 11th April 2016 - 18:30

The next meeting of the Arsenal Supporters' Trust (AST) will take place at 6.30pm on Monday 11 April 2016. It will include the Annual General Meeting for the AST. The meeting will be held at the offices of Nabarro located at 125 London Wall London EC2Y 5AL - map location here

Our main guest for the evening is Henry Winter,  Chief Football Writer of the Times. Henry is one of the best known and most respected writers in football and we look forward to discussing issues with him such as the future of Arsene Wenger, England's chances at Euro 2016 and how football engages with its supporters.

All members are welcome to attend and we look forward to seeing you there.

Previous: Latest transfer and football law developments

Monday 14th March 2016 - 18:30

The next meeting of the Arsenal Supporters' Trust (AST) will take place at 6.30pm on Monday 14 March 2016 . The meeting will be held at the offices of Nabarro located at 125 London Wall London EC2Y 5AL - map location here

Our main guest for the evening is Ian Lynam, head of Sport at Charles Russell Speechlys law firm. This is rearranged from January.


Ian is one of the country's leading football lawyers who has previously been an adviser to Arsenal and currently he has leading Premier League footballers as his clients. Ian will be updating us on some of the recent developments in sports law and business practice that affects how the football sector is likely to develop. He will also explain the latest in transfer regulations and rules in the final week of the January window.

At this meeting we will also provide updates on campaigns the AST is involved in that include getting an increased FA Cup Final ticket allocation, the 3% paid to KSE by Arsenal Football Club and on securing fairer ticket prices when the new Premier league tv deal is introduced.

All members are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there.

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