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planning ahead...

Post by thebish » Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:19 pm

CONFIRMED: Bolton Wanderers' trip to Bury will now take place on Monday 24 October, kicking off at 7.45pm, and will be broadcast on Sky Sports.
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Post by General Mannerheim » Wed Aug 31, 2016 1:05 pm

if any ST holders can get me a ticket for this ill be their best friend for evs!

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Post by Andy Waller » Wed Aug 31, 2016 1:14 pm

General Mannerheim wrote:if any ST holders can get me a ticket for this ill be their best friend for evs!
I don't plan on going and neither will my dad, so there's a possible two there?
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Post by General Mannerheim » Thu Sep 01, 2016 6:59 am

Andy Waller wrote:
General Mannerheim wrote:if any ST holders can get me a ticket for this ill be their best friend for evs!
I don't plan on going and neither will my dad, so there's a possible two there?
if you can get hold of two ill definitely have them mate!!

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Post by Prufrock » Thu Sep 01, 2016 9:39 am

Ridiculous isn't it? Actually works out better for me but a total piss-take. We're only 5 games in, they could have announced this when the fixtures came out. They should have have to make any decisions on moving games for TV before Xmas within two weeks of the fixtures being announced, with a similar deadline for the second half of the season. Or they should be liable to refund tickets and train tickets.
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Post by bobo the clown » Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:21 am

I guess no-one had us as table-toppers (not even us). So what was simply a derby of purely local interest now has greater significance. To be honest I've long wondered about some of these 3rd division games shown live and pondered how many people other than the involved fans take any notice at all.
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Post by Prufrock » Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:41 am

Aye but there's as much chance we'll have faded and this will be a mid-table game.

I mean, we won't, because we're pissing this pub league, but you know...
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Post by Aanvalluh » Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:13 pm

bobo the clown wrote:I guess no-one had us as table-toppers (not even us). So what was simply a derby of purely local interest now has greater significance. To be honest I've long wondered about some of these 3rd division games shown live and pondered how many people other than the involved fans take any notice at all.
Is there some kind of rota where part of the deal is that every club gets shown once - a kind of "tick box" thing?

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Aanvalluh wrote:
bobo the clown wrote:I guess no-one had us as table-toppers (not even us). So what was simply a derby of purely local interest now has greater significance. To be honest I've long wondered about some of these 3rd division games shown live and pondered how many people other than the involved fans take any notice at all.
Is there some kind of rota where part of the deal is that every club gets shown once - a kind of "tick box" thing?
I doubt it, in this division. I don't think they show enough. Might be wrong though.

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Post by bobo the clown » Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:30 pm

Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Aanvalluh wrote:
bobo the clown wrote:I guess no-one had us as table-toppers (not even us). So what was simply a derby of purely local interest now has greater significance. To be honest I've long wondered about some of these 3rd division games shown live and pondered how many people other than the involved fans take any notice at all.
Is there some kind of rota where part of the deal is that every club gets shown once - a kind of "tick box" thing?
I doubt it, in this division. I don't think they show enough. Might be wrong though.
Watching Shrewsbury v Plymouth, or Rochdale v Swindon, or maybe Southend v Chesterfield is the stuff of madness .. or divorce ... if you have no affiliation to them, Shirley ?
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Re: planning ahead...

Post by General Mannerheim » Thu Sep 01, 2016 12:55 pm

i have zero interest in any game where ive no affiliation! el classico my arse

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Post by TANGODANCER » Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:15 pm

"Shrimp boats is a coming, their sails are in sight" . Anybody willing to start a thread and even more daringly predict a team-sheet for Saturday?
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Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Thu Sep 01, 2016 1:37 pm

bobo the clown wrote:
Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Aanvalluh wrote:
bobo the clown wrote:I guess no-one had us as table-toppers (not even us). So what was simply a derby of purely local interest now has greater significance. To be honest I've long wondered about some of these 3rd division games shown live and pondered how many people other than the involved fans take any notice at all.
Is there some kind of rota where part of the deal is that every club gets shown once - a kind of "tick box" thing?
I doubt it, in this division. I don't think they show enough. Might be wrong though.
Watching Shrewsbury v Plymouth, or Rochdale v Swindon, or maybe Southend v Chesterfield is the stuff of madness .. or divorce ... if you have no affiliation to them, Shirley ?
The bit you bolded - I didn't mean "I don't think they show as many as they should", I meant "I don't think they show enough to get around each team at least once."

But as you mention it: personally, I don't often watch any game I don't have a stake in (ie Bolton) or I'm not covering professionally. I'll watch MotD every week but I often pay less attention to the highlights than to the post-match analysis. Maybe that's because it's my job, and a part of me rebels when I do it for pleasure. Maybe it's because I don't have sufficient interest in West Brom vs Boro. Maybe I never did. The amount of football on TV is way past my personal saturation level, but that's OK, nobody's forcing me to watch it, and its existence is a pleasant option. On the rare occasions I find myself listless in front of the TV I'll often flick a live match on for five minutes but get bored or more likely think I can do other things with that precious free time. I purposefully avoided most of the Euro 2016 final and watched a documentary instead.

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Post by Aanvalluh » Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:10 pm

I don't watch live TV football (free or paid) unless it's my team or an international game of interest (San Marino away to Moldova tickles me more than Germany v France, but I'm just warped I suppose). Even Match Of The Day rarely gets watched now, only if there's some really big thing happened ( 4 - 5 or game with three sent off, something really controversial etc) or Manure get stuffed.

Mind, you get some belters live on BBC Alba. Turriff United v Hibs later this week...ace! Back to the Warp zone!

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Post by bobo the clown » Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:26 pm

Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
bobo the clown wrote:
Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Aanvalluh wrote:
bobo the clown wrote:I guess no-one had us as table-toppers (not even us). So what was simply a derby of purely local interest now has greater significance. To be honest I've long wondered about some of these 3rd division games shown live and pondered how many people other than the involved fans take any notice at all.
Is there some kind of rota where part of the deal is that every club gets shown once - a kind of "tick box" thing?
I doubt it, in this division. I don't think they show enough. Might be wrong though.
Watching Shrewsbury v Plymouth, or Rochdale v Swindon, or maybe Southend v Chesterfield is the stuff of madness .. or divorce ... if you have no affiliation to them, Shirley ?
The bit you bolded - I didn't mean "I don't think they show as many as they should", I meant "I don't think they show enough to get around each team at least once."

But as you mention it: personally, I don't often watch any game I don't have a stake in (ie Bolton) or I'm not covering professionally. I'll watch MotD every week but I often pay less attention to the highlights than to the post-match analysis. Maybe that's because it's my job, and a part of me rebels when I do it for pleasure. Maybe it's because I don't have sufficient interest in West Brom vs Boro. Maybe I never did. The amount of football on TV is way past my personal saturation level, but that's OK, nobody's forcing me to watch it, and its existence is a pleasant option. On the rare occasions I find myself listless in front of the TV I'll often flick a live match on for five minutes but get bored or more likely think I can do other things with that precious free time. I purposefully avoided most of the Euro 2016 final and watched a documentary instead.
I went to watch Jools Holland et al. Watching Ruby Turner belt a couple out was far more enjoyable than watching Ronaldo prance about all tearful.
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Post by Devon White » Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:25 pm

Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
bobo the clown wrote:
Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Aanvalluh wrote:
bobo the clown wrote:I guess no-one had us as table-toppers (not even us). So what was simply a derby of purely local interest now has greater significance. To be honest I've long wondered about some of these 3rd division games shown live and pondered how many people other than the involved fans take any notice at all.
Is there some kind of rota where part of the deal is that every club gets shown once - a kind of "tick box" thing?
I doubt it, in this division. I don't think they show enough. Might be wrong though.
Watching Shrewsbury v Plymouth, or Rochdale v Swindon, or maybe Southend v Chesterfield is the stuff of madness .. or divorce ... if you have no affiliation to them, Shirley ?
The bit you bolded - I didn't mean "I don't think they show as many as they should", I meant "I don't think they show enough to get around each team at least once."

But as you mention it: personally, I don't often watch any game I don't have a stake in (ie Bolton) or I'm not covering professionally. I'll watch MotD every week but I often pay less attention to the highlights than to the post-match analysis. Maybe that's because it's my job, and a part of me rebels when I do it for pleasure. Maybe it's because I don't have sufficient interest in West Brom vs Boro. Maybe I never did. The amount of football on TV is way past my personal saturation level, but that's OK, nobody's forcing me to watch it, and its existence is a pleasant option. On the rare occasions I find myself listless in front of the TV I'll often flick a live match on for five minutes but get bored or more likely think I can do other things with that precious free time. I purposefully avoided most of the Euro 2016 final and watched a documentary instead.
I'd like to watch us at Walsall next week but 'sold out'

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Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:11 pm

Devon White wrote:I'd like to watch us at Walsall next week but 'sold out'
Damn, really? I fancied that - I'd like to see this bag-of-shit side while they're still top of the league. :D

Asked my mate to order two tickets on Friday so hopefully he get in before we sold out.

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Post by LeverEnd » Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:22 pm

Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Devon White wrote:I'd like to watch us at Walsall next week but 'sold out'
Damn, really? I fancied that - I'd like to see this bag-of-shit side while they're still top of the league. :D

Asked my mate to order two tickets on Friday so hopefully he get in before we sold out.
Initial allocation gone. More released next week according to the club site. I'm in if there are.
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Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:42 pm

LeverEnd wrote:
Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Devon White wrote:I'd like to watch us at Walsall next week but 'sold out'
Damn, really? I fancied that - I'd like to see this bag-of-shit side while they're still top of the league. :D

Asked my mate to order two tickets on Friday so hopefully he get in before we sold out.
Initial allocation gone. More released next week according to the club site. I'm in if there are.
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