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Author Topic: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?  (Read 652666 times)

Offline GordonCowansisthegreatest

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6015 on: December 08, 2021, 07:42:06 PM »
Might cause issues for people passing over season tickets, Covid pass not matching name on seat etc.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6016 on: December 08, 2021, 07:47:07 PM »
Might cause issues for people passing over season tickets, Covid pass not matching name on seat etc.

I will be astonished if they bother checking the name on the covid pass to the season ticket. You'll probably be able to get in with a Tesco Clubcard as long as there's a QR code on your phone!

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6017 on: December 08, 2021, 07:49:51 PM »
Wondering what happens if the App is down and you aren't able to get your covid pass.
Like now for example.

Offline N'ZMAV

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6018 on: December 08, 2021, 07:53:42 PM »
wonder what happens if a player, official, referee or AVFC employee isn't double jabbed.... can they not attend on matchday then?

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6019 on: December 08, 2021, 07:59:51 PM »
Wondering what happens if the App is down and you aren't able to get your covid pass.
Like now for example.

You can save it in your Apple Wallet and I'm assuming the google version so it is directly on the phone. Or screengrab it and save it in your photos. Of course most people won't think about that before they get to the gates though.

Offline colin69

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6020 on: December 08, 2021, 08:09:04 PM »
Got my 3rd (booster jab) this Saturday. Itís never going to go away is it?

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6021 on: December 08, 2021, 08:09:20 PM »
wonder what happens if a player, official, referee or AVFC employee isn't double jabbed.... can they not attend on matchday then?

Negative LFTs count.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6022 on: December 08, 2021, 08:27:04 PM »
Vaccination Passports imminent according to reports.not sure how they would be able to check 41,000+ Covid Passes at the Gates and even bigger problems at stadiums like Old Trafford.
Yes that would be a problem however it should not be a bigger problem at OT  as I presume the stadium is geared to handle it's capacity like other major stadiums.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6023 on: December 08, 2021, 08:28:16 PM »
Got my 3rd (booster jab) this Saturday. Itís never going to go away is it?

never, sadly.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6024 on: December 08, 2021, 08:28:55 PM »
Wondering what happens if the App is down and you aren't able to get your covid pass.
Like now for example.
The passport  lasts for 30 days so I suggest once you request it on app take a screenshot.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6025 on: December 08, 2021, 08:30:45 PM »
Got my 3rd (booster jab) this Saturday. Itís never going to go away is it?

never, sadly.
Whitty made a good point that it will move from pandemic to endemic and normalise like other prevalent viruses.

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6026 on: December 08, 2021, 09:04:54 PM »
At other events Iíve gone to they have stages to the Ďshowing covid passesí process.

Someone shouting to get your passes ready a little way out,
an outer barrier for showing the passes (pretty cursory - a quick date check - similar to a bag check or pat down in terms of thoroughness)
then going through the actual gate/door/turnstile with your ticket as usual.

Itíll slow things down, but probably not as much as we fear, especially once people get used to having a screenshot.


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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6027 on: December 08, 2021, 09:14:12 PM »
On the bright side, if it does take people longer to get into the ground, one piece of consistency thus far in the Gerrard era is that the bad half is always the first half, so you'll only potentially be missing a few minutes of 'meh' mediocrity.

Mehdiocdrity

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6028 on: December 08, 2021, 09:18:57 PM »
Looking at my pass on the NHS app you get the QR code or you can print it off, have a look second option, I prefer the print off version as both contain different details for certain reasons

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Re: How much will Coronavirus (COVID-19) impact Aston Villa's season?
« Reply #6029 on: December 08, 2021, 09:56:45 PM »
Wondering what happens if the App is down and you aren't able to get your covid pass.
Like now for example.
The passport  lasts for 30 days so I suggest once you request it on app take a screenshot.

Thanks will do to save the possible matchday hassle.
My phone turns into nothing more than an expensive paperweight the minute I get into VP anyway.

 


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