Premier Concourse closing next season

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Premier Concourse closing next season

Post: # 15236Post Bluebird
10 Mar 2018, 13:03

Sunderland AFC have decided to close the Premier Concourse for next season 2018/19.
The club said that due to falling numbers attending the games, they have no option.
This will also create a better atmosphere at the Stadium of Light while lowering their costs.
However, if the demand rises, they may reopen the stand.

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Re: Premier Concourse closing next season

Post: # 15238Post Mawsey
10 Mar 2018, 15:36

This shouldn't come as a surprise really.

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Re: Premier Concourse closing next season

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10 Mar 2018, 15:46

It makes business sense but the sad bit is that it reflects the position of the club :oops:
I might have the day off today!

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10 Mar 2018, 17:19

Preparing for the worst obviously.

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Re: Premier Concourse closing next season

Post: # 15292Post Zook
13 Mar 2018, 16:58

I don't know if there could be an fa rule yo contradict this but, would it not be better and more financially viable to say offer a family 4 for £10.00. Bore attending and more in attendance... Win win.

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Post: # 15294Post Jools
13 Mar 2018, 17:43

Zook wrote:
13 Mar 2018, 16:58
I don't know if there could be an fa rule yo contradict this but, would it not be better and more financially viable to say offer a family 4 for £10.00. Bore attending and more in attendance... Win win.
This has got to be a better solution. If Sunderland AFC think that charging inflated admittance prices will bring in the supporters, they should think again. If they are closing the concourse for the reason of making a better atmosphere, this certainly seems a better solution.
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Re: Premier Concourse closing next season

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13 Mar 2018, 19:21

They should lower the price now.

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Re: Premier Concourse closing next season

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13 Mar 2018, 20:50

Jenky wrote:
13 Mar 2018, 19:21
They should lower the price now.
Yes, let's not wait to see if we survive.
As a good gesture Sunderland AFC should put the admittance price down.
I fully agree with this.
I might have the day off today!

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