Entries by chrisforte

The Takeover: One Year On

It is now just under a year since the Pozzo family secured control of the club and provided positive answers to a number of questions that we raised. Not only were their answers positive but they have also been backed by their actions. The state of the Club’s finances and the way in which the […]

Chairman’s Post Season View: 2012-13

It seems like a lifetime ago that we were writing the pre-season view since so much has happened this season and all of it positive. At that time we were getting very positive messages from the new owners and their management team but things were still in a state of flux with the delayed takeover […]

WST Newsletter: Spring 2013

The past three months have been interesting both on and off the field. While progress has been made on the field and we are in a very good position to at least make the play offs, progress is also being made off the field in terms of improving the commercial income stream and, hopefully, a […]

Note on possible / probable takeover

Over the past few months the board have been very active in making contact and holding discussions with a number of people, which has included attending executive meetings, meeting senior employees of the club and members of the board and maintaining close links with the media. We have been active in trying to make sure […]

Chairman’s Pre Season View: 2012-13

Much has happened over the past few weeks since we issued our statement outlining our initial concerns and the subsequent positive response from the club’s new owners. The Supporters Trust remains a critical friend and will not hesitate to question decisions that we feel might be detrimental to the future of the club. The new […]

WST Newsletter: April 2012

Our April 2012 Newsletter has been emailed to members for whom we have an email address.  If you haven’t received yours, please contact us through this website with your email address. Look out for Supporters Trust page in the program for the Hull City match. This is provided for us as part of our sponsorship […]

Breakthrough! The Trust meets Laurence Bassini at last

On December 13 we finally achieved what we have been striving for since March. Chair of the Trust John Fawell and Vice Chair Graham Sterry were finally granted a meeting with Watford football Club’s owner Laurence Bassini and Richard Walker WFC Head of Media and Communications. A full account of the meeting has been sent […]