The main aims
and objectives of the Trust are to:-
Strengthen bonds between Walsall
Football Club, its supporters and the
local community for which it serves.
towards obtaining a democratically
elected 'representative voice' on the
Board of Directors at Walsall Football
towards safeguarding the future of
Walsall Football Club (and its assets)
and competitive football within Walsall.
promote the game of football as a
recreational facility, sporting activity
and a focus for supporter and community
Walsall Football Supporters' Trust is looking to
change the culture of the club by promoting openness
and constructive dialogue.
We will seek to enter into a partnership with local
politicians from all parties, with the players,
staff and Directors of Walsall Football Club and
with any other official or independent supporter
group or association in order to gain full,
accountable, democratic and constructive involvement
of supporters and the local community in the running
of and direction of the club.
The long-term objective of the Trust is to have a
democratically-elected supporters' representative
elected to the Board of Directors at Walsall
Football Club with an equal voting right to other
Board Members; something which has already taken
place at a number of other clubs. It is vital that
this representative is elected by the members of a
Trust such as this, i.e. the supporters of Walsall
Football Club and that he or she should be
accountable to them.
With this in mind, it is important that the Trust
works with ALL supporters of the club, as well as
those with a stake in the future of the club in
order to gain as large a body of support as
The Trust will seek to gain an interest in any
individual, company, society or otherwise whose aims
are consistent with those noted within our aims and
objectives. In particular, we will look to acquire
an interest in Walsall Football Club Limited and/or
its assets, or any successor company.
The only way the Trusts interests will be served is through
an effective and democratic body which works to gain a
shareholding for all of its members and a seat on the Board
of Directors which carries an equal voting right. It must
also guarantee the right to constructively question the
actions of the Board of Directors and their short, medium
and long-term plans for Walsall Football Club.
Without this guarantee, nothing from investment made on the
playing side to ticketing issues and the clubs involvement
within the local community will be fully addressed with the
For a better insight into the reasons we have chosen to
adopt these aims and objectives, please take the time to