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The BIAS AGM for 2017 is being held on Saturday 4th of November. Whilst members of BIAS are always invited to attend monthly Committee meetings, the AGM offers a particular opportunity for members to understand what BIAS has been focusing on for the past year, as well as learn more about how they can get involved and help represent fans interests to the club. This year, we have campaigned on a number of issues, including stewarding, ticket prices, concessions and

BIAS Goes to Supporters Summit

Over the weekend of 1/2 July BIAS attended the annual Supporters Summit run jointly by the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF) and Supporters Direct (SD), as well as taking part in the FSF AGM. The event was held in the very impressing St George’s Park in Burton-on-Trent, and getting off the train at “Sergi Station” brought back great memories of our last trip to the town.   The day was opened by Malcolm Clarke, FSF Chairman with Ashley Brown – CEO

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

BIAS attended the Football Supporters Federation (FSF) AGM

Gemma Teale

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

Football Supporters Federation (FSF) and Supporters Direct annual Supporters Summit

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,

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