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Thread: St Mirren away, WTF?

  1. #21
    Quote Originally Posted by tHeArAb View Post
    Guys were there at 11.30pm last night and didn't get tickets. Mal Brannigan came out at 9.30am and told us we'd be unlikely to get tickets as people were buying 20-30 at a time. Be lucky if 40 people managed to get through the shop door before it sold out. One guy walked out with 306 tickets. An absolute shambles.
    306? really...

  2. #22
    Quote Originally Posted by tHeArAb View Post
    It's just unfortunate it's taken a monumental **** up for the club to realise this. They cannae be very bright as it was obvious this was gonna happen from the get go.
    no matter what the club done it was gonna end in tears for some, with 4000+ season ticket holders and 1600 tickets available guys were always going to miss out. I see no issue in guys picking up their mates tickets either

  3. #23
    Quote Originally Posted by jjaflup22 View Post
    I totally agree with you mate. Bet it's not the diehards that get the tickets. I'm afraid this has been an epic balls up but I don't blame the guy going in with 44 vouchers, at the end of the day he's following the rules. It's the rules that were wrong.
    agree with all this, some die hards will have lost out but it was always going to happen

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    Quote Originally Posted by offshore_arab83 View Post
    no matter what the club done it was gonna end in tears for some, with 4000+ season ticket holders and 1600 tickets available guys were always going to miss out. I see no issue in guys picking up their mates tickets either
    Things is mate, if it was capped at say 4 or 6 per customer then everyone in that queue would've got tickets. Selling 30-40 a time is a bit of a piss take when guys have queued 12 hours in the pissing rain. At least Utd have recognised this and promised it won't be happening in the future.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tHeArAb View Post
    Things is mate, if it was capped at say 4 or 6 per customer then everyone in that queue would've got tickets. Selling 30-40 a time is a bit of a piss take when guys have queued 12 hours in the pissing rain. At least Utd have recognised this and promised it won't be happening in the future.
    100% agree with you on this. I honestly can't believe that someone within the club wasn't monitoring the situation and they still gave folk 40/50 tickets at a time while knowing folk queueing in the pissing rain all night would get fk all.

    Also feel for any of the near 1100 who went up to Inverness and missed out.

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    At the end of the day you can't please everyone, but at least try and make it fair for everyone to get tickets.

    However many hundred went to the Fed, then selling 30-40 a time when there's a 200-300 strong queue isn't the best.

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    Rightly or wrongly though the guys have played by the rules. Dare say the 30-40 at a time were supporters buses that didnt get an allocation

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    No ones blaming the people who bought the tickets mate. 100% Utd should've had a better system in place. They'd already said they were limiting the general sale tickets to 2 per person (not that there was ever gonna be a general sale), so not sure why they didn't think this kind of thing was a good option for todays sale. Who knows. It's done and the club have admitted they ****ed up. Hopefully it's rectified for next time.

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    Hopefully nothing like this happens again and only time theres a mad dash for tickets are cup finals mate

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    100%!

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    In hindsight seems the numbers should have been capped today.

    Point made in the statement is that with electronic card next season supporters can get loyalty points etc and should all be a lot more sophisticated.

    Hopefully next big queue will be for cup finals when we are in prem from next season 🤞🤞🤞

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    Just have to go to the St Mirren end?

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    **** that. Would rather watch it in the boozer with a group of mates & be able to celebrate/shout properly than having to sit on my hands surrounded by a bunch of Paisley minks.

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    As long as those buying large numbers of tickets had the supporting vouchers, I can't see the problem. In fact they probably did United a favour as - if sales had been limited to 1 ticket per person per voucher - all that would've done is increase the length of the queue and, consequently, the number of dissatisfied supporters that had made the effort to stand in the queue only to end up without a ticket.

    If the SPLF were to make the final a one-legged affair in a neutral venue, the clubs could agree a suitable venue (capacity-wise) when it is established what teams are involved, and the likely demand for tickets.

    No matter what United did here, with such limited availability, there were always going to be a significant number of arabs disappointed with missing out on a match ticket.

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    I have a problem with most fans who will be at the match making almost no effort to get a ticket meantime folk who queued overnight get nothing.

    I guess if you didn't make any effort you won't see the problem here but, thankfully, Mal does.
    Last edited by TerryTheTerror; 22-05-2019 at 11:58 AM.

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    Not sure how genuine the ticket “resales” are that have been showing on social media already but hope the club is watching and take action to stop the individuals concerned ever getting a ticket again to profit from like this.

    Black ball the chancers for the greater good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoofballer View Post
    Not sure how genuine the ticket “resales” are that have been showing on social media already but hope the club is watching and take action to stop the individuals concerned ever getting a ticket again to profit from like this.

    Black ball the chancers for the greater good.
    If so called fans are selling tickets at a mark up its a disgrace and needs stamped on big time. Not what our club is about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TerryTheTerror View Post
    I have a problem with most fans who will be at the match making almost no effort to get a ticket meantime folk who queued overnight get nothing.

    I guess if you didn't make any effort you won't see the problem here but, thankfully, Mal does.
    Unusual silence on this subject over the two main Utd forums. I guess most fans know it was unfair but those who didn't bother queueing and yet still got tickets are keeping quiet on the matter, knowing fine well the 200 odd in the queue were seriously hard done by. Like you say, at least Mal has recognised this and seems determined for it not to happen again.

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