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Next season behind closed doors

Post by lo36789 » Fri May 01, 2020 6:31 pm

Bradford City have suspended season ticket sales for next season as their takeaway from todays meeting is that next season would have to be played behind closed doors.

https://www.bradfordcityfc.co.uk/news/2 ... n-tickets/

I don't see how any football below Premier League goes ahead behind closed doors. Everything below that relies on gate receipts.

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Re: Next season behind closed doors

Post by TKOA » Fri May 01, 2020 6:57 pm

Could there be a way for clubs to charge for a season ticket for match streams? Whatever happens our club is in good hands. Not good news for the bankrolled clubs who punch above their weight though.

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Re: Next season behind closed doors

Post by quakerste » Fri May 01, 2020 7:04 pm

We could always use the arena plenty of space for social distancing.

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Re: Next season behind closed doors

Post by joejaques » Fri May 01, 2020 7:06 pm

quakerste wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 7:04 pm
We could always use the arena plenty of space for social distancing.
Love it :lol:

Been looking for you since Tommy Cooper passed away. :roll:
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Re: Next season behind closed doors

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Fri May 01, 2020 7:45 pm

quakerste wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 7:04 pm
We could always use the arena plenty of space for social distancing.
On a serious note - it would actually work!
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: Next season behind closed doors

Post by MCFCDarlo3 » Fri May 01, 2020 10:00 pm

TKOA wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 6:57 pm
Could there be a way for clubs to charge for a season ticket for match streams? Whatever happens our club is in good hands. Not good news for the bankrolled clubs who punch above their weight though.
I was thinking that today. Could the games be streamed and paid for to help the clubs?

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Re: Next season behind closed doors

Post by quaker4life » Fri May 01, 2020 10:14 pm

The most pragmatic thing to do and I realise how this will sound is to not resume at all until we're in a position where most or all of the restrictions have been lifted.

Even with no supporters in the grounds it is still a lot of people moving around the country at any given time and all matches will still likely require policing etc. Also Accrington Stanley's chairman was in the press recently saying that resuming with no supporters in the stadium could send them to the wall, this could be true of many clubs in the lower leagues and non league.

Unfortunately it isn't as easy as playing behind closed doors but lets hope come August the situation has improved.
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Re: Next season behind closed doors

Post by GrassrootsMatt » Sat May 02, 2020 7:45 am

quakerste wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 7:04 pm
We could always use the arena plenty of space for social distancing.

:clap:
Come on Darlo!

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