2,000 more Old Trafford tickets
This season actual home attendances have dwindled to possibly the lowest they have been since returning to The Valley 30 years as fans vote with their feet against poor displays, a boorish ticketing policy and a generally reckless and irresponsible ownership.
However, the fact that 7,403 Addicks snapped up the total Old Trafford quarter-final ticket allocation in just a few days still shows the deep feelings and engagement that supporters still have about the club, whether they attend games regularly or not.
The general sale release sold out in minutes, and with many Addicks still queuing in person and online the club have just received an additional 2,005 tickets.
If these extra all go that will be over 9,400 travelling Addicks next Tuesday. That is pretty incredible.
I hope they all have a great evening, visiting one of the biggest clubs in UK.
And the club will get a Brucie bonus of +/- £500,000 from the gate receipts (presumably not budgeted)
With the saving already on JFC it will be interesting how much is re-invested, or disappears down the back of TS sofa.
The bad news is Macauley “couldnt hit a barn door” Bonne has left QPR and is being heavily linked to us again in the press. I am sure he would divide fans after all the bad feeling when the summer deal fell through, and I for one would NOT want him anywhere near us.
Also yesterday the club moved registered address lock stock and barrel (CAFC, Womens team and Ocean holdings) from TS lawyer premises to another lawyer premises in London. Maybe a sign that a deal is imminent?
Hello, agree with you’re comments with home support and the way the team has been set up with displays at home so poor. However Holden’s after match comments against Portsmouth were in parallel with the guys back at the Valley, which I thought was a big plus to the way forward. The next to home matches are a big test as there’s half the season to go.
This could well be the highlight of the second half of the season. A promotion campaign is a possibility but unlikely, we are out of the FA Cup so what else is there for us fans to look forward to?
My point is that despite the attraction it shows that Charlton fans are still out there, prepared to spend and travel despite it probably involving an overnight stay and a school day.
Will they all be true Charlton fans though?
Would be even more incredible to see 10,000+ for Lincoln on Saturday
For all the fuss about priority booking, imo extra 2,000 should only have been on sale at valley ticket office on Saturday and then only with a Lincoln ticket
Good points Steve. I’m sure there will ‘mates’ dragged along for the ride, but this is not a sunny afternoon at Wembley, getting up there is taking some effort. I guess a lot of Addicks have also not been there to see us play. I’m old and fortunate enough to have seen us there a handful of times.