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Train strike affects the football

Discussion in 'Premier League' started by njmcfc1894, Sep 7, 2022.

  1. njmcfc1894

    njmcfc1894 Registered User

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    Brighton Palace called off , I've not been to Brighton but can both Clubs not put coaches on, for anyone who's been the Amex the feel free educate me
     
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    Kirby We count the votes

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    Very odd, but then that's Sussex police.
     
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    Heard they can be twats, wasn't there an issue with Palace fans few years ago
     
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    Kirby We count the votes

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    Yeah see the Tuchel thread.

    It was a surprise to see it left at 3pm on the Sat in the first place. They've clearly shit themselves with the added train strike and demanded it be moved.

    The game was in 10 days. Pathetic to do it so late.
     
  5. BleedsIsDead

    BleedsIsDead They Love You When You're Dead

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    There’s nowhere to build in Brighton so the grounds already on the outskirts and relies heavily on public transport. To the clubs credit they give you free bus and rail travel with every ticket in a pretty generous radius. They also provide 3 Park & Ride stops and very limited parking at the ground.

    No trains probably f*cks us more than any other club but we’ve had games before when there’s been no train. I think Boxing Day last year was one. It massively dropped the attendance but it happened.

    The problems now is

    A) It’s our rivalry game so Sussex Police have to keep up their proud tradition of being useless bellends.

    B) Our ground is right next to Sussex Uni and the 17th of September is drop-off day for the new school year. So they’ll be a couple of thousand families trying to drop off their kids off next door. So more traffic, less parking spaces, a shit tonne of police “needed” to separate fans.

    The real pisstake is it should have been sorted ages ago.

    On the plus side though I was going to stick a tenner on Brighton to be top of the league on September 19th at 100/1. Didn’t back it and I’m now relieved that I can stop worrying it’s going to happen which would leave me regretting it forever. Every cloud.
     
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    Common sense would have been to give Brighton an away game on that day ?
     
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    Think you can only ask to be away/home once a season and we used ours opening day because of Pride I believe
     
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    Train strikes are only confirmed a few weeks before and the fixture list is done months before, like @BleedsIsDead said getting to the Amex is a f*cking nightmare at the best of times and train is the only really viable option for most.
     
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    Kirby We count the votes

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    The strikes have been common knowledge for a few weeks though. To leave it so late is pathetic. Lots of fans out of pocket.

    Would be nice if BHA/the PL were to compensate those affected but we know neither really give a shit.
     
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    Train strikes cancelled due to the queen passing away

    :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
     
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    Shambles.
     
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    Train strikes canceled but the football probably will be too.
     
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    You’d expect all this weekend’s games to be off now. Load of shit but inevitable
     
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    Probably won't be any Prem games 'til 1st October now :cry:
     
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    Ridiculous that, are people gonna get a payrise due to tonight's events, take advantage ffs.
     

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