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Posted by Him on Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:43 am
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Despite the person making the post there is of course a pertinent point about attendances. How clubs survive on crowds under 4/5k I don’t know.

The average crowd so far this season is almost bang on 9,000. Which doesn’t sound too bad and is probably an increase on the previous year’s end of season average but we’ve had probably 3 or 4 of the seasons bigger games already with Warrington & Wigan v Leeds, Saints v Wigan and the Hull derby.

Avg home crowd:
St Helens - 16,508
Hull KR - 12,100
Warrington - 11,807
Hull FC - 11,244
Wigan - 11,230
Catalans - 9,211
Castleford - 7,494
Wakefield - 5,815
Huddersfield - 5,387
Salford - 3,236
London - 2,149
Leeds - N/A

It’s disappointing crowds for Wigan, Huddersfield, Wakefield and Cas.
Obviously Salford and London are low but it’s kind of expected. You would have hoped Wakefield and Cas might have been able to push their crowds up a bit and Wigan’s was very poor.
Warrington and Hull’s are ok and Hull KR’s obviously is very good but will have to see how they go the rest of the season.

If the likes of Cas and Wakey are to progress and continuously challenge at the top they need to be getting 8k minimum every week.
Posted by snowie on Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:49 am
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
At their first home game, coming straight after their comprehensive first round win against Huddersfield, Salford were only able to attract an attendance of 3,236. Assuming that London might have brought 236 supporters (at the most), that figure means that Salford could only have attracted approximately 3,000 of their own fans. This suggests that Salford are in dire straits, with the second lowest fan base in Super League, despite being located in a heartland area. It means that the club is running heavy financial losses based just upon attendance revenue (ticket sales and probably even merchandise sales).

It raises questions as to the long term or even medium term prospects for the club in Super League. Marwan Koukash, with all of his fortune, gave up on Salford as a business project, despite his love for the game. Who else would then dare to pour money into the club? The fans are too few to sustain the club. If no other "white knight" will come forward, how will the club survive?

They probably survive longer than Toulouse in the game :D
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Posted by Salford red all over on Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:46 am
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
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Why do you care you ******** ***** ********** * ***** ** ***** ********* ****** *** ***** *****
(edited by me as my post will go whilst saddos stays)

BTW not that you know anything but pre match sales for London were 32 tickets I have no clue if anyone else turned up on the day to support them, but unlike you I give credit to every single London fan who came today.

eh Bazza Salford are top of the league two rounds on the spin played 2 won 2 most points scored least points against :lol:

Stick that in your boomerang......
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Posted by Call Me God on Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:40 am
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Salford red all over wrote:
Why do you care you ******** ***** ********** * ***** ** ***** ********* ****** *** ***** *****
(edited by me as my post will go whilst saddos stays)

BTW not that you know anything but pre match sales for London were 32 tickets I have no clue if anyone else turned up on the day to support them, but unlike you I give credit to every single London fan who came today.

eh Bazza Salford are top of the league two rounds on the spin played 2 won 2 most points scored least points against :lol:

Stick that in your boomerang......

The picture I posted was a hint.....but as that failed, DON'T FEED THE TROLL!
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
Posted by SaleSlim on Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:06 am
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Him wrote:
Despite the person making the post there is of course a pertinent point about attendances. How clubs survive on crowds under 4/5k I don’t know.

The average crowd so far this season is almost bang on 9,000. Which doesn’t sound too bad and is probably an increase on the previous year’s end of season average but we’ve had probably 3 or 4 of the seasons bigger games already with Warrington & Wigan v Leeds, Saints v Wigan and the Hull derby.

Avg home crowd:
St Helens - 16,508
Hull KR - 12,100
Warrington - 11,807
Hull FC - 11,244
Wigan - 11,230
Catalans - 9,211
Castleford - 7,494
Wakefield - 5,815
Huddersfield - 5,387
Salford - 3,236
London - 2,149
Leeds - N/A

It’s disappointing crowds for Wigan, Huddersfield, Wakefield and Cas.
Obviously Salford and London are low but it’s kind of expected. You would have hoped Wakefield and Cas might have been able to push their crowds up a bit and Wigan’s was very poor.
Warrington and Hull’s are ok and Hull KR’s obviously is very good but will have to see how they go the rest of the season.

If the likes of Cas and Wakey are to progress and continuously challenge at the top they need to be getting 8k minimum every week.


"Average gate" based on 1 home game! Tremendous post mate. :lol: :BOW:
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JEAN CAPDOUZE wrote:
At their first home game, coming straight after their comprehensive first round win against Huddersfield, Salford were only able to attract an attendance of 3,236. Assuming that London might have brought 236 supporters (at the most), that figure means that Salford could only have attracted approximately 3,000 of their own fans. This suggests that Salford are in dire straits, with the second lowest fan base in Super League, despite being located in a heartland area. It means that the club is running heavy financial losses based just upon attendance revenue (ticket sales and probably even merchandise sales).

It raises questions as to the long term or even medium term prospects for the club in Super League. Marwan Koukash, with all of his fortune, gave up on Salford as a business project, despite his love for the game. Who else would then dare to pour money into the club? The fans are too few to sustain the club. If no other "white knight" will come forward, how will the club survive?


I think you're living proof that someone/something can survive with something tiny Bazza, and we're not talking your brain here.(which goes without saying is miniscule).

Will you be swelling the crowds at the AJ Bell well Crapalans visit? I'll happily buy you a pint and we can discuss getting you some therapy. :D
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Posted by Call Me God on Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:19 am
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Him wrote:
The average crowd so far this season .

:lol: :lol: :lol:
JESUS WEPT :WALL: HOW MANY TIMES?????
£20 a ticket and £15 on beer and merchandise.....so an away fan is worth £35. At best, 1,000 is the average away support split across 11 rounds and I am being really generous here, so Toronto, replacing say Wakefield will cost a SL club £35,000.
The minimum turnover of a SL club is £4,000,000 so Toronto instead of Widnes is worth less than 1% of a SL clubs turnover.

There are many valid reasons for and against expansion into America, but "AWAY FANS" isn't one of them. :BEAT:
Posted by Him on Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:55 am
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"Average gate" based on 1 home game! Tremendous post mate. :lol: :BOW:

Warrington have had 2. And the 9,000 figure is an average.
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Call Me God wrote:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

I don’t understand what you’re finding so funny. I was criticising the low attendances. That’s usually something you’re all over.
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Can't argue. Some of those attendances are certainly average. Some are downright s***.
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