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BIAS involvement in Crest change – clarification

BIAS is committed to representing the interests of our membership. As part of our relationship with the club, the BIAS committee has regular meetings with BFC reps to receive updates, raise issues directly, and provide advice. This system has worked very well for fans recently, with improvements to ticketing, influence in the customer charter and dealing with issues such as the change in the New Road gantry. On several occasions we have been asked to advise on issues that BFC

Whole Game Solution – Bees fans make their views known

Our survey indicates that Brentford fans do not want to see the EFL’s “Whole Game Solution” proposals implemented. BIAS surveyed members and the wider Bees family after the proposals became public. The BIAS committee have already given feedback to the club on the proposals, and we will make sure the club see and take into account the views of fans given in this survey. The survey is still open so if you haven’t given us your opinion, it’s not too

Whole Game Solution – The BIAS Committee’s view

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The BIAS Committee object to the EFL’s “Whole Game Solution” proposals as we have seen them so far. Below are our views on the key aspects: Club v Country The BIAS Committee does not support the general premise that the success of the England national team is important to most football fans, and important enough to warrant the reorganisation of the EFL. We believe most fans, including keen England followers, put club over country. Financial issues While the club will

EFL’s proposed changes – “The Whole Game Solution”

The FSF has released details of the EFL’s proposals to clubs for changes to the makeup of the football league, including the introduction of a “League 3” and the reduction in the number of teams in the Championship to 20 – losing 8 fixtures from the calendar, including four home matches, and introducing a winter break. These proposals are known as the Whole Game Solution. The EFL has put together these proposals without structured fan consultation, and the vast majority

Update on New Road Gantry

After the Nottingham Forest game last night BIAS met with both Kurt Pittman and Alan Walsh to discuss the matter of the new gantry structure in New Road. We felt the meeting was constructive and although we are yet to reach an acceptable and final conclusion to the matter we understand that, as a first measure, the black hoarding around the new larger gantry will be replaced with a clear perspex surround. BIAS remain disappointed that the club failed to

Match day Experience – Ipswich Town

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How was is it for you? Ipswich Town was our first home league game of the new season and it would really help BIAS if you could take a quick two minute survey to tell us of your experience.   The survey has been designed to help us work with the Football Cub to improve the match day experience and equally for us to recognise when the Football Club are getting things right and are doing things well. We would

Get Involved with Bees local to you!

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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

BIAS discuss Match Day pricing with BFC

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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

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