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Re: Where have all the fans gone? Tue May 10, 2022 12:50 pm  
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Thanks VL , this thread was going fine until the interruption by atomic.


You missed off “as usual”
Re: Where have all the fans gone? Tue May 10, 2022 2:43 pm  
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Re: Where have all the fans gone? Tue May 10, 2022 11:27 pm  
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The attendances are now very poor, considering that Leigh have normally had 3000+ crowds for as long as I can remember.

Is this a television issue, economic or due to the post Super League relegation season ?
Can we expect an increase in interest now we have reached a final?


As stated, I think all three have a part to play, and regardless of how many/who, is/are brought in, I don't see numbers through the gates improving except for games versus Fev and at playoff time. I am sure that DB will also know that this is the likely scenario this season (though hope for as many as possible of course). It is hard to criticise anyone not going right now, as disposable income is at an all time low for some and none existent for many. TV is an issue, with ever changing game days (though that is likely our long term future if we get where we want to stay) and the ability to watch games for less, and with less impact on personal/family time etc. I believe the SL relegation is likely the least of the three reasons, mainly because I think DB and the club have responded very positively and sensibly, but still a factor non-the-less.
I am buoyed by DB's recent comments re the building of the team this year is not a boom or bust scenario, and trust that he is a smart, experienced and realistic business man, with the added and vital bonus of being a passionate Leyther.
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Re: Where have all the fans gone? Thu May 12, 2022 6:02 pm  
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I've not done a Monday night game this season and unless a home Monday night fixture coincides with me being off,then that figure could well be the same come the end of the season. I fully understand that PSs coverage increases the profile of the Championship but ffs put some other clubs on.
How is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain. Remember when I took that home winemaking course, and I forgot how to drive?
Re: Where have all the fans gone? Thu May 12, 2022 7:34 pm  
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Cokey wrote:
Thanks VL , this thread was going fine until the interruption by atomic.


So turnstile issues create attendance problems..?
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Re: Where have all the fans gone? Thu May 12, 2022 7:36 pm  
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You missed off “as usual”


Then the T cup appears..with as always nowt.
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Re: Where have all the fans gone? Thu May 12, 2022 8:02 pm  
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Then the T cup appears..with as always nowt.

I've always found "reffy" to be a good poster on this forum. I might not necessarily agree with him but he's a Leyth fan,why do you try to insult fans at the earliest opportunity. Are you possibly a WUM with an agenda?
How is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain. Remember when I took that home winemaking course, and I forgot how to drive?
Re: Where have all the fans gone? Fri May 13, 2022 8:07 am  
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I would love someone to show me the benefits of being on Premier Sport vs thousands of fans missing 20+ matches in 2022........... If the championship is to be shown on TV surely the time and date should be agreed with the clubs and sold as that.... and i doubt many would be holding their hands up for 7.45pm on a Monday....
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Re: Where have all the fans gone? Fri May 13, 2022 9:03 pm  
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I would love someone to show me the benefits of being on Premier Sport vs thousands of fans missing 20+ matches in 2022........... If the championship is to be shown on TV surely the time and date should be agreed with the clubs and sold as that.... and i doubt many would be holding their hands up for 7.45pm on a Monday....


Who agreed to the tv deal Ste, Derek must have known it would affect us attendance wise - but has he benefited sponsorship wise
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Re: Where have all the fans gone? Fri May 13, 2022 9:38 pm  
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Who agreed to the tv deal Ste, Derek must have known it would affect us attendance wise - but has he benefited sponsorship wise

I very much doubt that any deal with PS had little or no input from Championship clubs or owners,unless you know otherwise?
How is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain. Remember when I took that home winemaking course, and I forgot how to drive?
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