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Baku uptake

Postby Quickenthetempo » Fri May 17, 2019 12:33 pm

Henry Winter is reporting Arsenal only expect to sell 3k of their 6k ticket allowance and Chelsea 1.5-3k of theirs.

You will be hard pressed to find two sets of clubs who have a huge fan base and from a wealthier City than these two.

Lets hope UEFA get the message.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Chester Perry » Fri May 17, 2019 12:39 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:Henry Winter is reporting Arsenal only expect to sell 3k of their 6k ticket allowance and Chelsea 1.5-3k of theirs.

You will be hard pressed to find two sets of clubs who have a huge fan base and from a wealthier City than these two.

Lets hope UEFA get the message.


they will only see it as a vindication of their allocations - and have said as much about previous finals recently

from the magic money tree thread post #1064 https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/foo ... 14336.html

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby ZizkovClaret » Fri May 17, 2019 12:41 pm

Baku life, Baku Reality
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Re: Baku uptake

Postby whiffa » Fri May 17, 2019 12:58 pm

Any info if the Champions League ticket sales have been equally lackluster?

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby quoonbeatz » Fri May 17, 2019 1:00 pm

Quite the opposite.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby DCWat » Fri May 17, 2019 1:02 pm

Pick the location at the QF stage, at the earliest. Simples.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Chester Perry » Fri May 17, 2019 1:07 pm

DCWat wrote:Pick the location at the QF stage, at the earliest. Simples.


not that easy so much else around it that has to be prepared for as this thread illustrates (and that is just about sposors releassing tickets to the clubs in the final) https://twitter.com/Prof_Chadwick/statu ... 0601404417

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Dyched » Fri May 17, 2019 1:10 pm

whiffa wrote:Any info if the Champions League ticket sales have been equally lackluster?


I would expect at least double the amount of liverpool fans there than tickets available
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Re: Baku uptake

Postby thatdberight » Fri May 17, 2019 1:18 pm

When you think of how adventurous fans were in making their way across Europe in the old days and now everybody's just bitching because they can't fly straight to Baku on the day and back the next...

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby arise_sir_charge » Fri May 17, 2019 1:21 pm

whiffa wrote:Any info if the Champions League ticket sales have been equally lackluster?


Huge difference between getting to Madrid and getting to Baku.

Apparently, there isn't sufficient infrastructure in Baku to get 12,000 people from the UK into Baku in the days leading up to the game.

You can drive to Madrid easily enough. A drive to Baku is 3 days plus taking in some of the poorest places in Europe.......no thanks!

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby thatdberight » Fri May 17, 2019 1:23 pm

arise_sir_charge wrote:A drive to Baku is 3 days plus taking in some of the poorest places in Europe.......no thanks!


Or you could fly most of the way and let the train / bus take the strain.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby 4:20 » Fri May 17, 2019 1:24 pm

ZizkovClaret wrote:Baku life, Baku Reality


Choked on my brew when I read that :evil: :D :D

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby whiffa » Fri May 17, 2019 1:35 pm

arise_sir_charge wrote:Huge difference between getting to Madrid and getting to Baku.

Apparently, there isn't sufficient infrastructure in Baku to get 12,000 people from the UK into Baku in the days leading up to the game.

You can drive to Madrid easily enough. A drive to Baku is 3 days plus taking in some of the poorest places in Europe.......no thanks!


Yes I'm fully aware of the geographical differences, I was just referring to sales. :lol:

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby arise_sir_charge » Fri May 17, 2019 1:35 pm

thatdberight wrote:Or you could fly most of the way and let the train / bus take the strain.


Of course you could, but I was comparing it directly with getting to Madrid has someone had asked about the ticket sales for that game.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Dublin7Claret » Fri May 17, 2019 1:36 pm

I wonder how many we'd have took if we'd got there :?:

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Lord Rothbury » Fri May 17, 2019 1:58 pm

Dyched wrote:I would expect at least double the amount of liverpool fans there than tickets available

Let’s hope they behave then.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Shore claret » Fri May 17, 2019 2:12 pm

The great footballing city of Baku, you couldn't make it up.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Vegas Claret » Fri May 17, 2019 2:30 pm

UEFA should just build a stadium and have all the finals there and be done with it, Baku ffs

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Marney&Mee » Fri May 17, 2019 2:38 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:Henry Winter is reporting Arsenal only expect to sell 3k of their 6k ticket allowance and Chelsea 1.5-3k of theirs.

You will be hard pressed to find two sets of clubs who have a huge fan base and from a wealthier City than these two.

Lets hope UEFA get the message.


can you pay on the gate ?
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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Quickenthetempo » Fri May 17, 2019 2:53 pm

Marney&Mee wrote:can you pay on the gate ?

There are no gates, open access for everyone.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby jrgbfc » Fri May 17, 2019 6:26 pm

Madrid isn't too much of a problem if you use your imagination. Plenty of other Spanish cities you could fly into, or even the South of France. Great rail system in that part of the world. People are being a bit unrealistic if they expect to be able to fly in the day before and out the day after the final and get some cheap flights.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Spijed » Fri May 17, 2019 6:30 pm

jrgbfc wrote:Madrid isn't too much of a problem if you use your imagination. Plenty of other Spanish cities you could fly into, or even the South of France. Great rail system in that part of the world. People are being a bit unrealistic if they expect to be able to fly in the day before and out the day after the final and get some cheap flights.


Fly to Morocco and get the boat across.
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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Quickenthetempo » Fri May 17, 2019 6:33 pm

jrgbfc wrote:Madrid isn't too much of a problem if you use your imagination. Plenty of other Spanish cities you could fly into, or even the South of France. Great rail system in that part of the world. People are being a bit unrealistic if they expect to be able to fly in the day before and out the day after the final and get some cheap flights.

A Spurs fan I know from Burnley is getting the coach over from Manchester. I presume organised by the North West Spurs supporters club.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Spijed » Fri May 17, 2019 6:36 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:A Spurs fan I know from Burnley is getting the coach over from Manchester. I presume organised by the North West Spurs supporters club.


You can probably go by Euro-lines or a similar operator as well.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Caballo » Fri May 17, 2019 6:53 pm

55 lads from work took a gamble months ago, 4 nights in Benidorm with a coach trip to Madrid on the Saturday.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby dougcollins » Fri May 17, 2019 9:26 pm

Spijed wrote:Fly to Morocco and get the boat across.


And hope to get picked up by the Coastguard.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Spijed » Fri May 17, 2019 9:30 pm

dougcollins wrote:And hope to get picked up by the Coastguard.


Plenty of trips:

https://www.tripsavvy.com/best-ferries- ... in-1643241

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby IanMcL » Fri May 17, 2019 9:54 pm

Given the predicted uptake and outmr own exploits in Europe, I can imagine Burnley would have matched them!

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Tribesmen » Fri May 17, 2019 11:38 pm

IanMcL wrote:Given the predicted uptake and outmr own exploits in Europe, I can imagine Burnley would have matched them!
I would guess at around 2,500 .

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat May 18, 2019 8:54 pm

Dublin7Claret wrote:I wonder how many we'd have took if we'd got there :?:

Id have bloody walked it if i had to!

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat May 18, 2019 8:56 pm

Went to the euros in 2012, first game was France in Donetsk. As far east and almost as difficult to get to as Baku.

Was a phenomenal trip. One of the best experiences of my life. Travelled through 5 countries to get there including 32 hours worth of trains in less than 2 days.

Sad bastards wanting to fly in and out of a country they will probably never go to again. Make a trip of it! Especially for a bloody cup final!

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby IanMcL » Sat May 18, 2019 8:57 pm

I was game! After Athens, it was a hope.

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Bosscat » Sat May 18, 2019 9:06 pm

Caballo wrote:55 lads from work took a gamble months ago, 4 nights in Benidorm with a coach trip to Madrid on the Saturday.

How are they getting to Baku from Madrid?

;) ;) ;)
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Re: Baku uptake

Postby ZizkovClaret » Wed May 29, 2019 6:15 pm

ZizkovClaret wrote:Baku life, Baku Reality


Image

should i send an invoice? ;)

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Re: Baku uptake

Postby Buxtonclaret » Wed May 29, 2019 6:36 pm

Looks quite nice really.

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