Went to the Green Man before the game which was good (if a little wet and muddy). Getting into Wembley was quick (not sure why they bothered with the staggered entry times) but the bars seemed a bit hit-and-miss in terms of how quickly the staff were serving people.
I was in the 'safe standing'...
The irony of all this is that I've heard stories of a few people who are on the naughty ban list that have managed to get tickets by being guests of season ticket holders
Ah, that's exactly how they found out. I've heard of people getting bans from Twitter because they've used their real name...
The other way that just occurred to me (you can tell I'm avoiding doing my actual job here!) is that the person who bought the ticket is someone from the club looking out for people exchanging tickets.
From the outset it felt like the club had already decided that this wasn't going to happen, and the survey was just a token gesture to the Fans Forum.
As more and more clubs have it installed (for safety!) it is going to happen eventually, but until then the club are happy to kick that can down...
I know I'm in the minority, but I'd like Leeds to stay up. Elland Road is a decent place to visit, and for the most part, their fans are alright (I've forgotten/moved on from the Ben White stuff).
Bournemouth, however can f*** right off.
Have you checked that there were no recorded accidents? Thought not.
Also how would it be possible to fall over a safe standing bar (unless you were climbing on it)? The whole point of them is to stop crowd surges from behind
Definitely. Spuds have sold thousands of Son replica shirts to fans in South Korea and made them the most popular Prem club over there. It'd be interesting to see what our replica shirt sales to Japan have been like this season.
They've done it pre-match on Block B a couple of times before.
Also during games I've seen the steward who looks like Dara O Brian trying to check everyone's tickets on the back rows. What normally happens though is as soon as people who shouldn't be there see a senior steward walking up the...