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Author Topic: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread  (Read 10157 times)

Offline UK Redsox

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #225 on: May 17, 2018, 08:10:47 AM »
Hopefully we’ll get a few thousand tickets Re allocated to us if Fulham don’t sell out?

That'll only work if they initally prevent Fulham fans buying tickets in the sections adjacent to the Villa area.

Offline QuintonVilla

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #226 on: May 17, 2018, 08:37:25 AM »
They tend to sell them moving round from one side to the other to make it easier to give the other team more tickets should one team not sell out. They messed up in 2008 by giving Leeds and Doncaster 36k. Doncaster only sold 24k and Leeds fans were in large numbers in the Doncaster end. Donny had to suspend ticket sales but Leeds weren't given any more.
In 2016 Wednesday were given more tickets when Hull only sold around 25k. Wednesday had 40k+ there.

Offline old man villa fan

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #227 on: May 17, 2018, 09:17:30 AM »
Sha got one as well. It was one of those 'at least you tried' types that schools give to the fat ginger kids that always finish last.

What's this, I never got one!

Offline cheltenhamlion

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #228 on: May 17, 2018, 09:36:35 AM »
Hopefully we’ll get a few thousand tickets Re allocated to us if Fulham don’t sell out?

That'll only work if they initally prevent Fulham fans buying tickets in the sections adjacent to the Villa area.

Anyone with a booking history in their neutral bit can buy 5 and plenty have....

Online chrisw1

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #229 on: May 17, 2018, 10:01:44 AM »
I know a lot of this is tongue in cheek, but if people want to celebrate what would be a massively important achievement for the club, then let them enjoy themselves.  Sport is meant to be about enjoyment after all and now winning anything of significance is largely reserved to the elite few, clubs should be allowed - indeed encouraged - to celebrate success when they can. 

I'd add that this shouldn't extend to running on the pitch after a semi final, which is really the preserve of bellends.

Offline The Edge

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #230 on: May 17, 2018, 10:37:51 AM »
Sha got one as well. It was one of those 'at least you tried' types that schools give to the fat ginger kids that always finish last.

What's this, I never got one!
Nor me. I usually got a pat on the head and my hair ruffled sympathetically followed by the phrase "bless him"
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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #231 on: May 17, 2018, 11:31:12 AM »
It all was a bit silly

Offline Tony Erdington

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #232 on: May 17, 2018, 01:36:50 PM »
So how many tickets have we got to start with?

Offline robbo1874

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #233 on: May 17, 2018, 02:01:24 PM »
Pretty much anybody who wants a ticket will get one, I reckon.

Offline old man villa fan

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #234 on: May 17, 2018, 05:00:11 PM »
Sha got one as well. It was one of those 'at least you tried' types that schools give to the fat ginger kids that always finish last.

What's this, I never got one!
Nor me. I usually got a pat on the head and my hair ruffled sympathetically followed by the phrase "bless him"

Mind you, I come from an era when you didn't cry if you lost or you were not told you might be psychologically scarred by losing.

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #235 on: May 17, 2018, 05:01:32 PM »
Hopefully we’ll get a few thousand tickets Re allocated to us if Fulham don’t sell out?

That'll only work if they initally prevent Fulham fans buying tickets in the sections adjacent to the Villa area.

Anyone with a booking history in their neutral bit can buy 5 and plenty have....
Except if it was against us.

Online Pat McMahon

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #236 on: May 17, 2018, 05:23:35 PM »
Hmm, direct 12 hour flights leaving Tokyo on the 24th, flying back on the 27th are just under £900.

Villa or prolonged marriage? That is the quandary.
There are plenty of fish in the sea. 😜

There are indeed, mate. None that would put up with me on a day to day basis, however. Haha.

You need to think of a rare gift for her that is only available in London.

A  duty free Toblerone?

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #237 on: May 17, 2018, 05:57:48 PM »
A Royal Wedding tea towel?

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #238 on: May 17, 2018, 06:15:43 PM »
A plastic version of Megan's engagement ring?

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Re: Aston Villa vs Middlesbrough Post-Match Thread
« Reply #239 on: May 17, 2018, 06:49:54 PM »
So how many tickets have we got to start with?

Good, I hope so. It will be a bit of a wasted flight if I don't get one now...