Why? We’re the Brentford Independent Association of Supporters. We represent the interests of our members and work to keep Brentford FC a club that always keeps the needs of fans in mind. We meet regularly with the Club to raise issues and help shape club policy by giving the fans’ insight. These are really constructive meetings with concrete outcomes for fans. We stand up for fans, and we make sure we hold the club to account however we can. Our
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This is an ambitious Football Supporters Federation (FSF) project is now in its fourth year and the responses that you provide help to measure and improve the experiences of travelling fans The ultimate aim is to improve the away fans’ experience and encourage more fans to travel to watch their team. To understand what keeps fans committed to travelling and to the sacrifices you make? What do we look for as a travelling fan? Likes? Dislikes? What makes us
Our Regional and International branches really started to flourish last season bringing exiled Bees fans together and it is anticipated that they will all continue to grow during this seasons campaign BIAS now has 31 Regional co-ordinators and 8 International co-ordinators have now been appointed There was no doubt that the previous migration of people from West London has meant that Brentford fans located across throughout the UK and abroad. Recognising this, BIAS was keen to create as many
On Sunday, BIAS attended the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) AGM. BIAS is an affiliate member of the FSF, and so has a bloc of five votes to use in elections for National Council and on Motions. This year there were fewer nominees for National Council than spaces, so there was no election. The majority of the nominees were standing for re-election, including Beesotted’s Billy Grant, who is also on the FSF Board. Brentford fans are well represented on the
This weekend BIAS attended the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) and Supporters Direct annual Supporters Summit. This event allows supporters groups, to come together, share knowledge and tips, talk about key issues and hear from invited speakers. Committee members Anna Mason and I attended the summit, along with other fans of Brentford and teams from all over the country. The day started with a speech from Ian Lenagan from the new English Football League (EFL). Subjects covered the change of branding,
After extensive talks with BIAS, we are pleased with Brentford FC’s decision to freeze season tickets, extend the young persons age band and make tickets available to buy at cheaper prices on match days.
BIAS welcomes the news that on the 1st April, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government; the Rt Hon. Greg Clark MP approved the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) for the land required for Brentford FC’s new stadium at Lionel Road. We would like to thank all the staff of Lionel Road Stadium Limited and the London Borough of Hounslow who led the CPO process for all of their efforts. BIAS will continue to liaise with the football club
The BIAS committee recently met with representatives of the Football Club to discuss a wide range of topics.
BIAS has written to The FA, Hull and Arsenal about the late announcement that the Hull City fixture has been postponed.
On Monday BIAS met with Kurt Pittman and Rosina Jones from the club to talk about next season’s ticket pricing, put forward the views of our members, and work to get a better deal for fans. We heard about the way that the pricing levels are set, and about how the club is using data to make informed decisions, and saw some of the ways this information is being used to try and grow the fanbase. Over the last