UK time is: 05:26:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Aston Villa FC Swindon and Wiltshire

Fellow Villains,

Thanks for the emails over the weekend. This email address is currently my work one but will be hopefully be changing in the near future. A few months back I was sat talking to friends about our teams we support and as always I got slated about how bad Villa are and that we haven't a big following etc etc. So I thought to myself why not try to get a supporters club up and running, put the feelers out and see how many people actually do follow the Villa from round this way.

Initially, I was just going to keep it in Swindon but after advice from Villa they stated it would be better covering the whole of Wiltshire as that way membership can be bigger. The whole purpose of this is meet up with fellow Villains say maybe once a month in a certain venue in Swindon to discuss all things Villa and to arrange travel to games both home and away and generally have a fun social evening. I have been in contact with the Swindon Spurs Supporters Club and they have given all the info I need to get this up and running properly, but for it to increase I would need help from roughly 3-4 members on a committee to help with the financial side of things and organisation. Benefits of joining a supporters club include discounted match tickets and clubshop discounts as well a lounge area at Villa Park to enjoy a drink and meal before the game as well as the chance to get to meet the players and Mr O'Leary, although meeting him is up to you as I'd rather not ! ;-).

Judging by the state we are in at the moment I would like to meet Mr Ellis and exchange some words but the chances of that are slim to none. Anyway, enough of my moaning. I will also be arranging a patronage of the club. I am hoping to get either Phil King (for anyone who remembers that night against Inter Milan) or Mark Draper, both if I'm lucky !

I have spoken to Barnes' Coaches and they are willing to do us a coach to VP, but like I said I need membership to increase and things to be properly organised for this to happen. I look forward to meeting up with you all soon. Please inform any friends you have who follow the Villa to spread the word. After-all, the more on the coach the cheaper it is ;-)

But I must stress I cannot carry this all on my own. I will be looking for people to help me run the club as it is quite a job in itself but also rewarding. I will be looking to increase the membership so we are ready to go for next season (hopefully avoiding relegation !). As we grow I will set-up a website with information about ourselves and for new members.

If you wish to join me on a discussion website and for really in depth information then why not join me here at Vital Villa.

I will be in touch soon. Should you wish to contact me then you can send me a private message via this site (crosswesleyanchapel) or email editor@astonvilla.vitalfootball.co.uk and JF will pass on the communication.

Once again thanks ever so much for your response. The earlier the response the sooner we will get started




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 11 2006

Time: 10:34AM

Your Comments

Hope this does the trick Brian! Should get some offers of help with luck.
The Fear
Hope this does the trick Brian! Should get some offers of help with luck.
The Fear
well count me in! all the way from wootton bassett..........
sdcman
well count me in! all the way from wootton bassett..........
sdcman
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Something For The Weekend (459) (Friday April 18 2014)

Deeney In, Helenius Out? (Thursday April 17 2014)

Lambert Upbeat Ahead Of Saints Clash (Thursday April 17 2014)

Randy In Praise Of Lambert (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Villa Confirm Suspensions (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 869
2. The Fear 771
3. ClivetheVillan 310
4. Barney2004 245
5. Villan57 223
6. Villan Of The North 202
7. tarzan 193
8. sirdennis 189
9. BlackCountry Villa 184
10. Sussex Villan 180

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
11. Crystal Palace 34 12 4 18 -14 40
12. West Ham 34 10 7 17 -9 37
13. Hull City 33 10 6 17 -6 36
14. Aston Villa 33 9 7 17 -14 34
15. Swansea 34 8 9 17 -5 33
16. WBA 33 6 15 12 -11 33
17. Norwich 34 8 8 18 -27 32

Breaking League News

Ole Looking For Back To Back Victories
Cardiff : 18/04/2014 22:35:00
Gunnarsson Has Full Support amp; Trust
Cardiff : 18/04/2014 22:22:00
Do Villa Need Another Point To Be Safe?
Aston Villa : 18/04/2014 21:19:00
Team News v West Ham
Crystal Palace : 18/04/2014 20:00:00
Vital Preview: Norwich City vs. Liverpool
Liverpool : 18/04/2014 18:49:00
Vital Preview: Cardiff v Stoke
Cardiff : 18/04/2014 18:04:00
Injury Update: Defender In, Defender Out
Arsenal : 18/04/2014 17:02:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Villa v Southampton will:
Suggested By:  Mystic Mug
Win 31%
Lose 50%
Draw 19%