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MCFC Continue Ruining Football With Tickets For £5



You won't find too many of the hacks and learned pundits who ranted over 'Kakagate' drooling over the latest news of City continuing to build bridges with their fans...

Following City Chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak confirming sizeable reductions and freezes for next season's Season Card prices, Executive Chairman Garry Cook has announced that starting tomorrow (Wednesday 25th March) for a period of five days, adult tickets for City's UEFA Cup Quarter Final Second Leg clash with Hamburg on the 16th April will be available for only £5.

Tickets will then be available for £10 for a further ten days up to and including 8th April, after which admission will double to £20.

Tickets for all fans under 16 years old
will be only £1 for the duration of the selling period.

The Exec Chairman explained:

'These prices are our way of saying thank-you to all our supporters. It's been a long time since we were in a position to perhaps win silverware and we want to make this game accessible to all.

'After starting in the UEFA Cup in July before the Premier League season even kicked off it would be a remarkable achievement to reach the semi-final but we know how tough this tie is going to be against top notch opposition who went away to Galatasaray and won in style, and we want Eastlands to be rocking.'

You can only applaud City again for this initiative which continues to follow the guidelines of the club's evolution directed by His Highness Sheikh Mansour:

'Importantly, we see that evolution being on every level and borne out of a sustainable approach that has its foundations in the club's Academy; it's fans and the relationship with the Manchester Community.'

Yet another one in the eye for all the media pontificators and 'experts' across English football who were shrieking only three months ago that Manchester City are 'ruining football.'


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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 24 2009

Time: 9:15AM

Your Comments

Tickets? For 5 pounds? We don't want any old riff-raff watching City you know! If we're really unlucky, the cheap tickets will attract some of the wavering glory hunters from the swamp, and that wouldn't do at all!
fifthcolumnblue
Tickets? For 5 pounds? We don't want any old riff-raff watching City you know! If we're really unlucky, the cheap tickets will attract some of the wavering glory hunters from the swamp, and that wouldn't do at all!
fifthcolumnblue
A BRILL POST AND GREAT TOSEE AT LEAST 1 PL TEAM REDUCING TICKET PRICES, EVEN IF JUST FOR A COUPLE OF GAMES. JUST SHOWS THE OWNERS ARE THINKING ABOUT THE FANS AND GIVING ALITTLE SOMETHING BACK. WHO'S RUINING FOOTBALL NOW, P.S NO POINT IN THE RAGS COMING FROM SWAMP AS THEY CANT EVEN AFFORD THE £5 AS THEY HAVE BEEN MADE TO PAY FOR OTHER CUP COMPS THAT THEY NOT GOING TOI WATVH HAHA ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK.
dopeeze
A BRILL POST AND GREAT TOSEE AT LEAST 1 PL TEAM REDUCING TICKET PRICES, EVEN IF JUST FOR A COUPLE OF GAMES. JUST SHOWS THE OWNERS ARE THINKING ABOUT THE FANS AND GIVING ALITTLE SOMETHING BACK. WHO'S RUINING FOOTBALL NOW, P.S NO POINT IN THE RAGS COMING FROM SWAMP AS THEY CANT EVEN AFFORD THE £5 AS THEY HAVE BEEN MADE TO PAY FOR OTHER CUP COMPS THAT THEY NOT GOING TOI WATVH HAHA ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK.
dopeeze
Not only do they fund our transfers each time they fill their cars for their trek up from London, but now they are subsidising our tickets when they do it too!! Sweet!! Love our owners, love our club!!! CTID.
derry
Not only do they fund our transfers each time they fill their cars for their trek up from London, but now they are subsidising our tickets when they do it too!! Sweet!! Love our owners, love our club!!! CTID.
derry
I'd love for Pompey to reduce their ticket prices that low!! Good luck for the game though, good to see one English team at least progressing - would rather it was though to be fair!!
PFCGino
I'd love for Pompey to reduce their ticket prices that low!! Good luck for the game though, good to see one English team at least progressing - would rather it was though to be fair!!
PFCGino
What a disgrace... When will Manchester City's single-handed distruction of football end?!? Just another one in the eye for the red-top trash-talking tabloids and others who seem intent on sullying the name of God's Own Club. UP THE BLUES!!!!
durablue
What a disgrace... When will Manchester City's single-handed distruction of football end?!? Just another one in the eye for the red-top trash-talking tabloids and others who seem intent on sullying the name of God's Own Club. UP THE BLUES!!!!
durablue
well done our family club,its great to see the club thinking about the fans at this rough time for everyone.
bluemooner_mcfc
well done our family club,its great to see the club thinking about the fans at this rough time for everyone.
bluemooner_mcfc
Does anyone know any high profile city fan journalists working for the red tops?
SkyBlueSuedeShoes
Does anyone know any high profile city fan journalists working for the red tops?
SkyBlueSuedeShoes
Its a great jesture by the club, obviously the 25,000-30,000 in previous home ties have spurred this offer. A 2nd Leg Home Q-F tie for a fiver - unbeatable!
shauny
Its a great jesture by the club, obviously the 25,000-30,000 in previous home ties have spurred this offer. A 2nd Leg Home Q-F tie for a fiver - unbeatable!
shauny
Great gesture by the club - sorry i can't take advantage of it. Hope the local fans turn up it their thousands.
Thaibluefan
Great gesture by the club - sorry i can't take advantage of it. Hope the local fans turn up it their thousands.
Thaibluefan
I can't take advantage either but I'd be all over it if I could. Everybody is assuming that this is to give a little back and reward the fans which I don't disagree with. But I think it has alot to do with getting bums in seats for this game and for future games. I'm all for it as the supporters as everybody knows are the 12th man and hopefully come the night of the 16th of April all you lucky beggars will be going home with big grins on your faces. CTID
Kinky's Boots
I can't take advantage either but I'd be all over it if I could. Everybody is assuming that this is to give a little back and reward the fans which I don't disagree with. But I think it has alot to do with getting bums in seats for this game and for future games. I'm all for it as the supporters as everybody knows are the 12th man and hopefully come the night of the 16th of April all you lucky beggars will be going home with big grins on your faces. CTID
Kinky's Boots
how can we sign kaka when we ARE giving tickets away at these prices.... typical city always looking after their fans... lol more than can be said than the team from stretford.... well done Garry Cooke and the board...
cityman51
how can we sign kaka when we ARE giving tickets away at these prices.... typical city always looking after their fans... lol more than can be said than the team from stretford.... well done Garry Cooke and the board...
cityman51
Hope the fans respond in their thousands to show ADUG that this is the way to go.
Doody
Hope the fans respond in their thousands to show ADUG that this is the way to go.
Doody
FYI Blues, the MCFC Online ticket facility has been under maintenance but will be back up tomorrow (Wednesday) to meet the expected rush.
Johnny Baguette
FYI Blues, the MCFC Online ticket facility has been under maintenance but will be back up tomorrow (Wednesday) to meet the expected rush.
Johnny Baguette
Yeah the ticket facility has been completely overhauled JB. Tickets for a fiver is a fantastic gesture by the club to cement its 'family club' status. No prawn sandwhiches at Manchester City.
eighthsin
Yeah the ticket facility has been completely overhauled JB. Tickets for a fiver is a fantastic gesture by the club to cement its 'family club' status. No prawn sandwhiches at Manchester City.
eighthsin
JB, if the Club, expects to sell out for every game, then they should be considering expansion and a better system to cope with demand, as a top professional club should not be let down in its facilities.
Buzz Lightyear
JB, if the Club, expects to sell out for every game, then they should be considering expansion and a better system to cope with demand, as a top professional club should not be let down in its facilities.
Buzz Lightyear
 

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