Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

The Gamble Is Paying Off...

The Gamble Is Paying Off...

At the back end of last year our beloved Blackburn announced that in line with the hoards of money being pumped into the game through the new TV deal, supporters would benefit too with reduced prices on tickets, in particular season tickets.

I am pleased to announce that a statement has been released by John Williams, chairman of Blackburn, that season tickets sales have surpassed last years total, WITH 6 WEEKS LEFT TILL THE START OF THE SEASON!

Managing Director Tom Finn, talking to Rovers official website states... 'We are delighted that with almost two months until the start of the new season we have surpassed the number of season tickets sold last season.

'The figures are highly encouraging as there are still many fans who have yet to renew their season tickets and we would urge them to act quickly to secure the best seats available.

'The club has been at the forefront of the campaign to make Premiership football more affordable for all and it is clear that the Rovers supporting public have responded.'

This is fantastic news for a club that struggles to attract the fan base of its' more illustrious neighbours.

People forget that football is not just 11 v 11 it is about the fans. The bigger crowd we have the better atmosphere that will be generated and this can have a knock on effect to player performance.

Lets all make the effort to get there next year, I know it is difficult for some but that little extra effort may go a long way.

MikeyGamst, Vital Blackburn Cheer Leader.

NOT REGISTERED TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Thursday June 28 2007
Time: 1:00PM

Comments

0
Super news, this has made my day.
MikeyGamst
28/06/2007 13:04:00
0
Yeah it is great news. Let's hope the attendances get back closer to what they were in the mid nineties. Let's also hope that if a takeover goes through, that it is done in time for the new season. We need to keep up with the other clubs that now have foreign investment. But lets not forget, that will mean the end of ties with the Jack Walker foundation - which will be sad.
Wellsy
28/06/2007 15:21:00
0
This is indeed tremendous news. Fair play to the Rovers hierachy and officials for giving something back and now receiving something in return. Brilliant!
roversman
28/06/2007 15:40:00
0
Great news, a sell-out crowd at Ewood has been all too rare a thing in seasons gone by.
spinaker7081
28/06/2007 15:45:00
0
The end of the Jack Walker Legacy would indeed be a sad moment but I think the majority of Rovers fans recognise that thetakeover is best for all concerned.
MikeyGamst
29/06/2007 09:11:00
0
The gamble has indeed well PAID OFF, others could still learn from this club!!! It is a day and age where money is king, but hats off to the Rovers hierachy (as roversmans says) for giving something back, they've reaped the benefits!
Hughes Da Man
05/07/2007 00:07:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Blackburn Confirm QPR Midfielder Gladwin

Swiftly following the arrival of Bradley Dack, signed from Gillingham on Tuesday, former Swindon midfielder Ben Gladwin has joined Blackburn for an undisclosed fee from QPR.

Another Middlesbrough Old Boy On His Way?

McMahon, out-of-contract at Bradford but offered a new deal, had been linked with Bolton but could be on his way to Blackburn to work with Mowbray, formerly his boss at Middlesbrough.

Rover The Line - Gillingham's Dack A Done Deal

Ex-Charlton youngster, Dack has joined Blackburn from Gillingham, becoming the third signing after Cardiff's Peter Whittingham and Rotherham's former Middlesbrough man Smallwood.

Magloire & Lowe Sign Rovers Deals

Tyler Magloire, starting out his playing career at Blackburn, and David Lowe, the experienced coach who is part of the backroom staff, have put pen to paper on new contracts at Rovers.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Blackburn bounce back?
Suggested By:
Yes, as League One champions64%
Yes, as runners up5%
Yes, via the play-offs5%
No26%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League