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polarbear
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Season ticket sales

Post by polarbear » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:03 am

Out of curiosity, does anyone know the local clubs season ticket sales.
Hartlepool
Spennymoor
South shields
Blyth Spartans
Gateshead
Darlington
Shildon
West Auckland
Bishop Auckland...
Rumour has it Spennymoor have sold 700+
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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by H1987 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:11 am

Gateshead were celebrating passing 150 on twitter a day or two ago.... They're in trouble.

Hartlepool passed 2k. Spen were doing dirt cheap tickets this year. Trying to grow the fanbase clearly, but how they make the finances work this year, who knows...

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by Gow9900 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:40 am

Hartlepool have shifted 3,000 season tickets according to their official twitter.

As for us I reckon 800 - 900, we never get to find out the official figure so it's all just guess work when it comes to actual numbers.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by Emdubya » Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:34 pm

Please stop replying to posts by this arsehole and Spen.Its the only way to get rid of the cretins.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by polarbear » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:07 pm

Emdubya wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:34 pm
Please stop replying to posts by this arsehole and Spen.Its the only way to get rid of the cretins.
It's a genuine question, on how season tickets are going in the region, what's your problem, do you think Spennymoor have sold more season tickets than Darlington

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by Wijnhard's_Schlong » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:30 pm

polarbear wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:07 pm
Emdubya wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:34 pm
Please stop replying to posts by this arsehole and Spen.Its the only way to get rid of the cretins.
It's a genuine question, on how season tickets are going in the region, what's your problem, do you think Spennymoor have sold more season tickets than Darlington
Proper sad fucker you mate.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:31 pm

polarbear wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:07 pm
Emdubya wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:34 pm
Please stop replying to posts by this arsehole and Spen.Its the only way to get rid of the cretins.
It's a genuine question, on how season tickets are going in the region, what's your problem, do you think Spennymoor have sold more season tickets than Darlington
Sadly Polarbear it's never a genuine question with you, hence why you get negativity. You want to shout about how well Spenny are doing in terms of ST's, I don't blame you in one sense - Brad once again is willing to put his money where his mouth is to try and create an increased fan base. I have seen it work at other clubs, however they have been in much bigger towns. Can't knock him though.

You can't keep having a dig and then cry when people don't want to play nice anymore.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by don'tbuythesun » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:57 am

"out of curiosity"....I very much doubt it! If you're so intrigued and fascinated by these issues why don't you spend some of your time setting up your own fans forum. You and Spen and your many season ticket holders can communicate away together.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Sat Jul 13, 2019 1:33 pm

polarbear wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:03 am
Out of curiosity, does anyone know the local clubs season ticket sales.
Hartlepool
Spennymoor
South shields
Blyth Spartans
Gateshead
Darlington
Shildon
West Auckland
Bishop Auckland...
Rumour has it Spennymoor have sold 700+
I bet you haven't sold 700+. Although who knows at the ridiculous price of £150, maybe you have. Practically being given away.

For everyone else - re the Poolies, 3,000 is an incredible number at £250 or so. My theory on this is that this is all down to that season where they sold 6,000 STs dirt cheap - although the prices have eaked up through the years, those fans have simply got into the habit of buying and renewing STs.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by JE93 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:40 pm

polarbear wrote:
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:03 am
Out of curiosity, does anyone know the local clubs season ticket sales.
Hartlepool
Spennymoor
South shields
Blyth Spartans
Gateshead
Darlington
Shildon
West Auckland
Bishop Auckland...
Rumour has it Spennymoor have sold 700+
Rumour was wrong. You've sold 530 bargain basement season tickets and given nearly half as many away for free.

530 x 150 = 80k, then the VAT man gets his piece + capital investment into the non playing side. Best hope them commercial revenues are on point this year lads.

https://spennymoortownfc.co.uk/2019/07/ ... -revealed/

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by LoidLucan » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:06 pm

The income from season ticket sales will be a lot less than you've stated. The adult tickets were £150 but concessions were £110 and Under-18s only £30. Must be stretching a long way to finance the squad of 22 players (plus a sub keeper still to sign) they have assembled at the PrideofCountyDurham. Brad's bank balance must be taking one helluva hammering from all that and the huge amount spent on the ground and pitch.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by H1987 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:50 pm

280 given away in the academy!? Who are they giving them to, their entire family twice removed!? :mrgreen:

It could win them some fans who return, but it has to be a significant financial gamble for the owner this year. Gambling on going up?

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:35 pm

H1987 wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:50 pm
280 given away in the academy!? Who are they giving them to, their entire family twice removed!? :mrgreen:

It could win them some fans who return, but it has to be a significant financial gamble for the owner this year. Gambling on going up?
Excellent idea to be honest, builds up a future fan base, especially if they convince parents to pop along. However can only be done if you can fund the club at the same time and especially helps when you are the favourites to win the league.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:42 pm

LoidLucan wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:06 pm
The income from season ticket sales will be a lot less than you've stated. The adult tickets were £150 but concessions were £110 and Under-18s only £30. Must be stretching a long way to finance the squad of 22 players (plus a sub keeper still to sign) they have assembled at the PrideofCountyDurham. Brad's bank balance must be taking one helluva hammering from all that and the huge amount spent on the ground and pitch.
Rough guess and from our own expectations it would be about 50% Adult and 25% each for concession & under U18's.

Will work out at about £49k after VAT is removed as a rough estimate. Although lets be honest the money isn't important which is nice place to be in for them.
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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by divas » Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:43 pm

We’re about 40/40/20

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by polarbear » Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:51 pm

530 is not bad, how many have Darlington sold

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:16 pm

divas wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:43 pm
We’re about 40/40/20
Works out about the same with those calcs, about £48.5k (once VAT removed) into the club as revenue from the season ticket holders.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:20 pm

polarbear wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:51 pm
530 is not bad, how many have Darlington sold
Check the website Polarbear, let us know if it's been announced. If you are any good with searching on the internet you can find last years figure.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by tdk1 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:55 pm

super_les_mcjannet wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:20 pm
polarbear wrote:
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:51 pm
530 is not bad, how many have Darlington sold
Check the website Polarbear, let us know if it's been announced. If you are any good with searching on the internet you can find last years figure.
Even if it's more, as a proportion of the town's populatiohgod kill me now Spennymoor are more tedious than brexit.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by don'tbuythesun » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:10 pm

On a positive note I think it's great that we're looking at a ticket for each primary school. Hopefully if they enjoy the experience they'll be encouraged to attend further games.

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Re: Season ticket sales

Post by H1987 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:08 am

I've certainly no issue with us offering tickets that are accessible to grow our fan base - and arguably doing a load of cheap season tickets is a good way to do it - if you have someone to bail you out that year financially. We don't, so it's not an option.

You can't brag about the numbers when you're basically giving them away though.

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