As AISA members will know we represent them at Arsenal’s regular fans Forum. This connects the club with the two main fans groups (AISA and AST) and other representatives (e.g. Red Action, Women, Platinum, Purple, over 60s, overseas, and youth). This is how I met… Read More »How AISA is working with others to better represent Arsenal’s silver members.
On Wednesday of last week ( 16 September) myself and Steve Mann from the Arsenal Independent Supporters Association (AISA) attended the first Fans’ Forum of the new season. Arsenal hold a series of these across the season to listen to the views and concerns of… Read More »The Arsenal Fans’ Forum – AISA’s report
The club web page made this announcement today (September 1): Our much beloved and respected executive director, Ken Friar, is to become a life president of the club from today after deciding to step down from the board and retire from his executive responsibilities. ‘Mr… Read More »Ken Friar Steps Down
This week the Football Supporters’ Association (FSA) released a statement calling on the Premier League (PL) to ‘reverse the broadcast lockout’ on televising football matches during the current pandemic. The FSA has the backing of football supporters’ groups like ours (AISA, the Arsenal Independent Supporters’… Read More »We need to be able to watch football and it’s time the PL woke up and listened to fans
Arteta is focused on waking the sleeping Arsenal bear! AISA report on the May Arsenal Supporters’ Forum
At 6 tonight your intrepid AISA representative logged into Zoom to attend the latest Arsenal Supporters Forum. Usually these events take place at the Emirates Stadium or in Highbury House but these are far from usual times, so this was a remote meeting. As is… Read More »Arteta is focused on waking the sleeping Arsenal bear! AISA report on the May Arsenal Supporters’ Forum
When Paul Burrell announces the teams at the next match, or Nigel Mitchell encourages Junior Gunners to beat Gunnersaurus at penalties, you’ll be hearing it through one of 3000 loudspeakers positioned across the Emirates stadium. Look up and you’ll see arrays of three fixed to… Read More »EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT THE SOUND SYSTEM AT THE EMIRATES – 1
In the last blog on your concerns about the Match day experience we looked at accessing the stadium. Since then AISA have been invited to present our members’ views at the next Arsenal Supporters Forum on 17 February. This will be an opportunity to challenge… Read More »Match Day experience – part 2: catering
Throughout this season AISA (as the Arsenal supporters group most concerned about the match day experience) has been asking for your thoughts on attending games at the Emirates Stadium. You can tell us your views by email , on our Facebook site, or on Twitter (@AISA_Arsenal),… Read More »You said, we listened: so what happens next? Part One
As I watched the Arsenal/Brighton game on Thursday night from my seat in the North Bank Lower I noticed a small child being held aloft on his father’s shoulders for the duration of the game. He was about 5 or 6 I think and I… Read More »Form is temporary, class is permanent, and Arsenal is for life.
By Tony Attwood In my earlier article I wrote about the work that we have undertaken in publishing the AISA Arsenal History Society website, which now contains over 2500 articles, many of which are indexed on the home page of the site, and which can… Read More »The AISA Arsenal History Society: Part 2 – the publications.