What a baffling decision Bristol City made at the West Ham match this Sunday. A flag which has graced Ashton Gate for the past eight years was removed from view of the Match of the Day cameras. The reason? It included the word “ultras” which has suddenly become unacceptable at Ashton Gate due to its supposedly negative connotation.
Here is the text of a survey on singing and standing that has been sent out to everyone on our mailing list (some 6,600 fans). Click here to complete this important fans’ survey or read on the full e-mail message:
Thanks to the 1605 people who voted either online or at Ashton Gate for their choice of pose for the John Atyeo statue.
The overwhelming winner with 64% of the vote was big John with his hands in the air celebrating a goal.
Owner Steve Lansdown and Chief Executive John Pelling gamely fielded questions in front of a festive, and at times, noisy packed bar in Crewe. The seventh such event around the country organised by the Supporters Club & Trust came with an opening reminder of how unique this situation is, setting Bristol City Football Club apart from many.
In December 2014, Ashton Gate Stadium was successfully registered by the Supporters Club & Trust as an asset of community value under the Localism Act.
Here are the results of the second fans’ email poll conducted by Bristol City Supporters Club & Trust on the subject of stadium engagement.
Come and meet Steve Lansdown and John Pelling for a Q&A before the game at Crewe.
The Supporters Club & Trust last week welcomed the renewed commitment from Bristol Sport and Bristol City FC to putting every effort into supporting the Football League in its attempts to secure agreement from the government for the introduction of safe standing at current all-seater football grounds.
Six City legends were inducted on Saturday 11th October into the Supporters Club & Trust Hall of Fame.
In September 2012 at an event in Dolman Exhibition Hall, an initial 11 players were inducted into the Bristol City Supporters Club & Trust ‘Hall of Fame’. Having always intended this to be bi-annual event, a new group of players are to be inducted on 11th October.