The Altrincham FC Supporters' Club - TASC

By kind permission of Brian Flynn, the minutes of the Altrincham F.C. Supporters' Club Committee are reproduced below. In due course, the Committee will launch its own website.

Minutes of The Altrincham Supporters' Club (TASC) Committee Meeting, Saturday, 19 December 2009, Noel White Suite


Dawn Abbott, Brian Flynn, Steve Foster, Grahame Rowley, Peter Foster, Mike Ainsworth

Apologies from Gareth Thomas, Steve Raftery, Mike Garnett, Graham Jackett, Anthony Wright, Ian Jones, Chris Ainsworth.

Minutes from 14 November 2009 Meeting

Minutes of the last minute meeting were proposed by Grahame Rowley and seconded by Steve Foster.

Matters Arising from the Minutes of the 14 November 2009 Meeting

  • Armed Services Day

    Planned to take place at the Salisbury Game on Saturday 6th February. Brian Flynn to speak with Darren Gregory.

    Race Night

    Booked and confirmed for the 24th April after the last home game of the season against Cambridge United.

  • Calendar

    1st edition:

  • Received from GR Photography: 80
  • Sold: 72
  • Donated to Australia Cricket at least: 2
  • Auctioned : 2
  • In shop: 1
  • Not accounted for: 2
  • Given to sponsors: 1

    Billed: 80 x £4.88(£390.40) excluding V.A.T.

    Received for sponsorship: £100

    Auctioned: £130

    Total Received Payments: £720

    Estimated profit to date: £559.60

    2nd edition:

  • Received from GR Photography: £20
  • Sold: £8
  • Billed: 20 x £2.98 (£59.60)
  • Received payments: £64
  • Estimated Profit to date: £4.40


  • Received :£100 Sold: £80 Profit: £564

  • S.O.S. Fund

    Mike Ainsworth to confirm amount at next meeting.

  • My Square

    Gareth Thomas to promote ‘Freeman Square’ auction on forum. My Square board to be placed in the club shop before game and in the bar after the game. Squares are selling well.

  • My Square

    The total raised stands at £250.

  • Pensioners’ Christmas Dinner

    Thank you to the following who helped make this event such a success: Grahame and Karen Rowley, Phil Jones, Dave Johnson, Brian Southworth, John Skelhorn, Jenny Heslop, Graham Heathcote, The Cresta Court Hotel & Marks and Spencer, Altrincham. 35 People attended and had a great time & £333.50 was raised for the club.

  • Harbingers

    An excellent night with £250 of ticket sales & bar takings of over £500.

  • Alty Rock

    Rock is selling in both the Club Shop & Snack Bars.

    Membership Update

    We currently have 137 members.

  • Membership fees received: £875.00
  • Donations from members received: £75.00
  • Total Received: £950.00

  • Cult Zeros

  • Commission at last meeting: £30.78
  • This month two further sales generating £5.60 commission
  • Total commission: £36.38 of this the club has received £30.78 so far.

    Treasurer's Report

  • Pensioners' Lunch: £333.50
  • Harbingers: £250.00
  • New Year's Draw Prizes: -£185.00
  • Membership: £40.00 (+£910 from the year to 31/10/2009)
  • Cult Zeros: £5.60 (+£30.78 from the year to 31/10/09)

    Any Other Business (AOB)

  • SMS Competitions

    Brian Flynn has received details from the firm that Preston North End F.C. use. Preston advised that they do not make very much from these competitions (e.g. sending a text message to vote for the Man of The Match) & as the set up costs are several hundred pounds, we decided not to pursue this venture.

  • Future Meetings

    Brian Flynn to request support to organise this event via Club website & match programme.

  • 23rd January, 2010
  • 27th February, 2010
  • 20th March, 2010