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MCFC 5 UEFA Ticket Offer: Unprecedented Scenes



City's 'Thank you to the fans' of 5 Adults and 1 Kids tickets for the second leg of the UEFA Cup Quarter Final against Hamburg have sparked unprecedented scenes...

Queues formed around The City of Manchester Stadium and at The CityStore in town as Blues turned out in force to take up the club's ground breaking offer.

Executive Chairman Garry Cook told City's Official Site:

'We are delighted by the response, which has been absolutely magnificent even by the standards of our loyal supporters.

The phone lines were jammed and the ticketing website was simply inundated.

We would like to thank them all for their patience, not forgetting our ticketing staff who have worked tirelessly to keep things running as smoothly as possible.'

The club have taken the step of temporarily suspending sales to non-Seasoncard holders.

So City Seasoncard holders can renew their tickets up until and including Sunday 29th March. Thereafter, any tickets not taken up by Seasoncard holders will then go on open sale on Monday - with the club extending the 5 offer for an extra 24 hours until the close of business on Monday evening.

So we are heading for quite a night on Thursday 16th April as City push for a place in a UEFA Cup Semi Final on the last day of April against Werder Bremen or Udinese.

Yet as predicted, hardly any of the Great British press's sports hacks have reported "Football Ruining" City's initiative. Funny old thing...



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Writer: Johnny Baguette Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday March 25 2009

Time: 6:03PM

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Thought you guys might like toknow about this - 5 live Sport Wednesday 25 March 8:00pm - 9:00pm BBC Radio Five Live Brian Alexander presents a special programme on the football revolution at Manchester City.
jackblue
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25/03/2009 18:41:00

Thought you guys might like toknow about this - 5 live Sport Wednesday 25 March 8:00pm - 9:00pm BBC Radio Five Live Brian Alexander presents a special programme on the football revolution at Manchester City.
jackblue
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25/03/2009 18:41:00

Nice one, jack!
Johnny Baguette
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25/03/2009 19:13:00

Nice one, jack!
Johnny Baguette
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25/03/2009 19:13:00

I suppose it's too much to ask if you get a free programme thrown in fo teh 5 as welll?
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:54:00

plus a free stadium tour voucher!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:54:00

I suppose it's too much to ask if you get a free programme thrown in fo teh 5 as welll?
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:54:00

plus a free stadium tour voucher!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:54:00

a couple of Eddie Large DVD's!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:55:00

a Coronation Street tour!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:55:00

and a signed picture of Francis Lee and Mike Summerbee!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:55:00

a couple of Eddie Large DVD's!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:55:00

a Coronation Street tour!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:55:00

and a signed picture of Francis Lee and Mike Summerbee!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:55:00

seriously, it's a great gesture and I hope other clubs take note!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:56:00

do you have DVD's up norf or are you still VHS :-)
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:56:00

seriously, it's a great gesture and I hope other clubs take note!
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:56:00

do you have DVD's up norf or are you still VHS :-)
merlin
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25/03/2009 19:56:00

VHF? wots up with Betamax?
jackblue
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25/03/2009 20:04:00

VHF? wots up with Betamax?
jackblue
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25/03/2009 20:04:00

merlin..we have BLUEray mate at good prices unlike over infalted darn sarf prices mate ;0) and we also get more crowds than chelsea mate even when our stadium isnt full ;0)
bluemooner_mcfc
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25/03/2009 20:12:00

merlin..we have BLUEray mate at good prices unlike over infalted darn sarf prices mate ;0) and we also get more crowds than chelsea mate even when our stadium isnt full ;0)
bluemooner_mcfc
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25/03/2009 20:12:00

And we don't have to pay nearly 60 per ticket for the privilege Merlin me old mucker. Perhaps when the glory starts to lose it's sheen at Chelsea you might want to start supporting the next big thing - City? P.S. Went down to CoMS today to buy some tickets for 16th April and the queues were bloody huge! Hope they get the website sorted soon, cause I can't afford to take so much time off work!
fifthcolumnblue
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25/03/2009 20:16:00

And we don't have to pay nearly 60 per ticket for the privilege Merlin me old mucker. Perhaps when the glory starts to lose it's sheen at Chelsea you might want to start supporting the next big thing - City? P.S. Went down to CoMS today to buy some tickets for 16th April and the queues were bloody huge! Hope they get the website sorted soon, cause I can't afford to take so much time off work!
fifthcolumnblue
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25/03/2009 20:16:00

Just had to go on We've Got Robinho to have a go! They're moaning like ***** about this!!!??? Internet down,phones down blah blah blah, ***** me, there's no pleasing some folk. I got through on web after about 6 go's.
RobsonGreensleeves
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25/03/2009 23:09:00

Just had to go on We've Got Robinho to have a go! They're moaning like ***** about this!!!??? Internet down,phones down blah blah blah, ***** me, there's no pleasing some folk. I got through on web after about 6 go's.
RobsonGreensleeves
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25/03/2009 23:09:00

Merlin I see you are desperate for the pints, but you wont catch Thaibluefan or Bluemooner this month and thanks for making me LOL. Got my blu ray M. thanks but will sell you my beta max if you are desperate.
Buzz Lightyear
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26/03/2009 04:07:00

Merlin I see you are desperate for the pints, but you wont catch Thaibluefan or Bluemooner this month and thanks for making me LOL. Got my blu ray M. thanks but will sell you my beta max if you are desperate.
Buzz Lightyear
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26/03/2009 04:07:00

Well done to the Manchester City management for another first.If City are going to be a top club, they will need to improve the system to prevent the problems that has been caused through this brilliant gesture as I hope that a full house will be the norm in the future.
Buzz Lightyear
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26/03/2009 04:10:00

Well done to the Manchester City management for another first.If City are going to be a top club, they will need to improve the system to prevent the problems that has been caused through this brilliant gesture as I hope that a full house will be the norm in the future.
Buzz Lightyear
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26/03/2009 04:10:00

I was only jesting lads :-) I quite like you lot compared to the scummy reds!
merlin
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29/03/2009 19:36:00

I was only jesting lads :-) I quite like you lot compared to the scummy reds!
merlin
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29/03/2009 19:36:00

Damned by faint praise again!
kennyclementstache
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30/03/2009 11:39:00

Damned by faint praise again!
kennyclementstache
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30/03/2009 11:39:00

 

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