Posted Tuesday 20th January 2015
The Department for Culture, Media and Sport recently established an Expert Working Group on Football Supporter Ownership and Engagement. It subsequently issued a call for evidence on the barriers to increasing supporter ownership and engagement in clubs.
More detail about the terms of reference… Read More
Posted Thursday 20th November 2014
The AST recently wrote to Arsenal Chairman Sir Chips Keswick setting out our position on ticket price discussions for season 2015/16 and urging for improvements to be made to the Ticket Exhcange system so that more fans can have an opportunity to watch Arsenal. The letter is set out in full… Read More
Posted Wednesday 12th November 2014
AST Board member Simon Hill looks at Arsenal finances and ask whether the Club really needed to increase prices by 3% last season and suggests how a more custodianship approach can be brought to ticket pricing:
In the recently released 2013/14 accounts, Arsenal reported revenues above £300m… Read More
Posted Saturday 1st November 2014
A recent Parliamentary debate was held in the House of Lords with the following title:
To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to giving football fans a greater say in the running of clubs.
Lord Knight made a speech that focused on Arsenal and the Arsenal… Read More
Posted Friday 24th October 2014
AST Analysis of Arsenal Holdings PLC
Full Year Accounts for the financial year 1 June 2013 to 31 May 2014
The following report is a short analysis produced by Board members of the Arsenal Supporters' Trust (AST) examining the financial performance of Arsenal Football Club for the… Read More