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Bumper Ewood Crowd For Charlton?

Bumper Ewood Crowd For Charlton?

With the aim of seeing attendances as high as possible in the remaining Ewood Park encounters this season, Blackburn Rovers have decided to reduce ticket prices for the visit of Charlton Athletic.

Here's the latest press release from Ewood Park (below) with details on the reductions.

BLACKBURN'S TICKET CHEER FOR FANS

With only three Premiership games left at Ewood Park this season, Blackburn Rovers have announced reduced price tickets for the match against relegation battlers Charlton Athletic on 28 April, kick off 3pm.

Fans will be charged just £15 for adults and £5 for senior citizens and juniors. The announcement follows the success of similar initiatives against Bolton and Middlesbrough, which added up to an extra 10,000 to the gate.

It is the latest part of Rovers' strategy to tackle head on the issues concerning attendances. This includes seeing what effect prices have on crowds and identifying initiatives, which can bring more affordable football to fans in the near future.

Blackburn's Head of Sales and Marketing, Simon Williams said: "We're doing all we can to give the team a lift in the end of season run in and we know how much it means to the manager to have a large and vocal crowd backing the players.

"Charlton will come here fighting for their survival and we are expecting a large away following so this is a big match with the result being watched around the world and we hope our fans come in numbers to enjoy the occasion and get behind the team.

The reduced prices for the game is just one of several initiatives introduced by the club this year including Half Season Tickets, a loyalty scheme and cheap tickets for schools
.

It could be a mammoth turnout as Charlton have plenty to play for. Bigger crowds often, not always, but often lead to better matches so I'm sure we'll see a classic.


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Writer:Walker
Date:Tuesday April 10 2007
Time: 10:16PM

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Another good idea from the club, bring those Londoners flooding in, only to send them away disappointed. Nah, who am I kidding we ALWAYS lose to the teams down the bottom that we should beat!!!
Hughes Da Man
10/04/2007 22:19:00
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HDM, cry the result in mate, why dont you!! hahaha
weeman john
10/04/2007 22:34:00
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Don't get what you mean weeman?!?!
Hughes Da Man
10/04/2007 22:36:00
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"we ALWAYS lose to the teams down the bottom that we should beat!!!" its just a saying around here, you hope for the worst!, but cry it in for the best!!. haha
weeman john
11/04/2007 12:12:00
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I see now weeman, I like it :) we'll still lose though now doubt. I think I'll have to start believing we'll lose matches we "should" win then we will?!?! LOL.
Hughes Da Man
11/04/2007 12:24:00
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Been doing that for years mate haha.
weeman john
11/04/2007 14:14:00
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£15! A pie costs that at Chelsea :-)
merlin
11/04/2007 17:13:00
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Does that include sauce with it merlin?!?! If not FORGET it!!!
Hughes Da Man
11/04/2007 21:35:00
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