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offline Exile

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As a non-local planning to come to the game, please could somebody explain why it has been made all ticket - are we really expecting that big a crowd ? Semi-final v Chester 3 years ago was not all ticket and this game is hardly a local derby (no disrespect intended to fans travelling from Telford but I don't suppose they will be coming down in their thousands).

offline ronin

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I have no idea, can`t see it being that big a crowd 2000 tops. On the Telford forum they think they will only bring about 200 fans with them.

offline CANV EFM

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well as its the 2 nd leg and providing we arnt 6 nil down i can see 1500 tops and that is tops with lots of press build up etc etc

offline cangull

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Could it be due to past gate disputes amongst clubs whilst on cup duties??

offline CANV EFM

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or maybe it will generate more intrest.. who know? bit of a pisser tho if you turn up on the day and cant get in

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Bit of a bugger this as I know a few people who fancied going to this game but would rather pay on the day.

Hopefully they'll be a few people attending their first match at Park Lane that day <img src="/images/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="" />

offline Matt

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Surely making it all-ticket avoids the possibilty of fans travelling and not being able to get in. Probably a good idea. Also guarantees the club money in advance of the game.

offline Merv

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Only true if you are expecting a full capacity crowd with no room left over at all. Not sure of the total capacity of Park Lane but at around 3,500 I would suggest that the possibility of it being a packed house is extremely remote.

Still, it means a good crowd in the bar on Tuesday night and that will all add to the profits.

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