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greybot
06-07-2017, 04:13 PM
Just letting you all know tickets are nice and cheap with virgin trains for this one. Managed to get 11 one way back on the Sunday. Cheapest I've ever seen this journey!

33 return. THank you very much :p

cpfcfly
06-07-2017, 04:21 PM
30 return (with railcard) for me, 45 adult price. 11:07 ex Euston, 18:47 return. Really good pricing compared to previous years, or maybe we're just eager. :moo:

jjeagle
07-07-2017, 05:51 AM
Just letting you all know tickets are nice and cheap with virgin trains for this one. Managed to get 11 one way back on the Sunday. Cheapest I've ever seen this journey!

33 return. THank you very much :p

Thanks for the reminder. Just booked mine. Up and back on Saturday..35.60.

jmemour
14-07-2017, 02:21 PM
Tickets on sale for this soon?

Palacemad2002
24-07-2017, 12:39 PM
Direct train prices have jumped right up again now. We booked via Stafford for 33 each, 26 with a 'two together' rail card. Means an early start however!

Mallard
26-07-2017, 10:28 AM
Can we start wetting the bed about tickets not being on sale yet?

selhursthoover
26-07-2017, 10:50 AM
Can we start wetting the bed about tickets not being on sale yet?

We can change our sheets they now are.

:D

King William
26-07-2017, 11:04 AM
on website now. after away ST's its 3000 loyalty points...so must of taken full allocation

cpfcfly
26-07-2017, 11:22 AM
I've got 4800 but partner only has 200. Can anybody help me out? :hi:

Mallard
26-07-2017, 11:45 AM
I'll put the rubber sheet back in the cupboard...

SKATE
26-07-2017, 11:55 AM
I've got 4800 but partner only has 200. Can anybody help me out? :hi:

Get a new partner?? ;)

cpfcfly
26-07-2017, 11:58 AM
Get a new partner?? ;)

First year being a gold member, she loves Cabaye. Ain't gonna start all over again. :moo:

jmemour
26-07-2017, 01:09 PM
Odds on this making phase 3? (1500+ points)

FourtyTwo
26-07-2017, 01:13 PM
It got to a later stage than that in our first season back up, which also happened to be Saturday 3pm, so I reckon it'll most likely get beyond stage 3.

Point to note for everyone though - the back rows are really bad, and anyone over 6ft will struggle to see in the back couple (assuming everyone stands). And there is no chance of sitting either, as the row spacing is just too tight!

Kirby
26-07-2017, 11:24 PM
I can second that.

We got stuck at the back for the 0-2 cup win under Trevor Francis and the view was terrible. You could just about see the majority of the pitch but you couldn't see the ball when it went in the air or any of the Kop. It felt like we were watching it through a letter box.

The win (and Emile Heskey's hilarious miss) made up for it though :lux:

jmemour
27-07-2017, 05:21 AM
Thirded.

Was at the back for our win there a couple of seasons ago and I couldn't see the goal at the Anfield Road end, only knew Dann's header was in by everyone's reactions.

Dorking .Eagle
28-07-2017, 09:09 AM
Tickets bought, dead easy.

BaldEagle96
28-07-2017, 10:55 AM
Was amazed to see this. Question though will this be available for all games or is it something Liverpool have done themselves? When I saw it I presumed it was going to be the latter and come the next away game it would be back to normal.

Suetext
28-07-2017, 11:23 AM
Was amazed to see this. Question though will this be available for all games or is it something Liverpool have done themselves? When I saw it I presumed it was going to be the latter and come the next away game it would be back to normal.

Talking to Paul in the box office yesterday he said it would be the same for every game which is great.

BaldEagle96
28-07-2017, 11:47 AM
Talking to Paul in the box office yesterday he said it would be the same for every game which is great.


That's brilliant!

Dorking .Eagle
28-07-2017, 11:52 AM
..

FourtyTwo
28-07-2017, 12:00 PM
Is that just for (a) people ordering by phone and (b) away season ticket holders though?

Dorking .Eagle
30-07-2017, 10:49 AM
b

Penge
31-07-2017, 08:38 AM
What's the best way of getting to Anfield?
Took the Palace coach once, but remember it was a damn early departure...

milky87
31-07-2017, 08:55 AM
What's the best way of getting to Anfield?
Took the Palace coach once, but remember it was a damn early departure...

Train then cab

Penge
01-08-2017, 09:04 AM
Tickets booked! Looking forward to an away win at Anfield :lux:

jamieb73
01-08-2017, 09:15 AM
website struggling today

Jono14
01-08-2017, 09:16 AM
website struggling today

Yep :rolleyes:

jmemour
01-08-2017, 09:23 AM
"We are currently not able to show you any events"

Anyone else getting this?

Oddjob
01-08-2017, 09:24 AM
I'm in a queue to get into the site, bit of a farce really.

Chillo
01-08-2017, 09:24 AM
"We are currently not able to show you any events"

Anyone else getting this?

"You are in a queue ....."

jmemour
01-08-2017, 09:27 AM
"You are in a queue ....."

I'm out of the queue and into the abyss. Won't even let me on to the events page to buy tickets, keeps redirecting me back to the homepage.

altoneagle
01-08-2017, 09:27 AM
how many years have they had to sort this out ?

Oddjob
01-08-2017, 09:30 AM
Managed to get through on phone but 30 in the queue and obv it's a premium (ish) rate call

Tho apparently it's really easy to book online according to the recorded message........

HOVE EAGLE
01-08-2017, 09:30 AM
Shambles

jmemour
01-08-2017, 09:35 AM
So fricking slow. On the page to choose seats, selected me and my mate's allocations and still won't give me an option of seats. Been waiting 10 mins.

shropfan
01-08-2017, 09:36 AM
I love the irony of a link entitled "Quick Seats"!!

Jono14
01-08-2017, 09:36 AM
Page isn't even loading for me

jmemour
01-08-2017, 09:36 AM
So fricking slow. On the page to choose seats, selected me and my mate's allocations and still won't give me an option of seats. Been waiting 10 mins.

Now it's put me to the back of the queue. Disgrace.

Mictor Voses
01-08-2017, 09:37 AM
I can't see the ticket bands. Is it 3000 points + today?

Oddjob
01-08-2017, 09:39 AM
I can't see the ticket bands. Is it 3000 points + today?

Yeah but by the time you get through it will be down to general sale anyway.....

Mictor Voses
01-08-2017, 09:42 AM
Yeah but by the time you get through it will be down to general sale anyway.....

Cheers mate

eagle mart
01-08-2017, 09:44 AM
The hoster is the problem here. Man city fans are having trouble to as the same company runs their tickets as well.

Chillo
01-08-2017, 09:53 AM
I can't see the ticket bands. Is it 3000 points + today?

Tickets for our first away Premier League match of the 2017/18 season against Liverpool on Saturday 19th August, 3pm kick-off, will be on sale in the following selling order:

Phase 1

Friday 28th July from 10am

Away Season Ticket Holders

One ticket per client reference

Phase 2

Tuesday 1st August from 10am

Season Ticket holders & paid Members with 3000+ Loyalty Points

One ticket per client reference

Phase 3

Wednesday 2nd August from 10am

Season Ticket holders & paid Members with 1500+ Loyalty Points

One ticket per client reference

Phase 4

Thursday 3rd August from 10am

Season Ticket holders No Loyalty Points requirement

One ticket per client reference

Phase 5

Friday 4th August from 10am

Paid members No Loyalty Points requirement

One ticket per client reference

Phase 6

Monday 7th August from 10am

Season Ticket holders & paid Members can book one additional ticket (maximum of two tickets per Client Reference) No Loyalty Points requirement

All sales phases are subject to availability.

Tickets will be priced at:

Adult - 30.00

Over 65 - 22.50

17-21 Years - 15.00

Under 17 - 9.00

Restricted Views

Adult - 29.00

Over 65 - 21.50

17-21 Years - 14.00

Under 17 - 9.00

Severely Restricted

Adult - 27.00

Over 65 - 19.50

17-21 Years - 12.00

Under 17 - 9.00

Wheelchair and Ambulant Disabled Prices

Adult - 22.50

Over 65 - 17.00

17-21 Years - 11.00

Under 17 - 7.00

Disabled supporters receive a free Personal Assistant ticket (must be booked in person at the Box Office or by calling 08712 000 071.

Coach Travel

This will depart Selhurst Park at 7.30am and is priced at 27 per seat.

CPFC_Fan
01-08-2017, 09:56 AM
Is it always this much of a bitch to buy tickets online? Things are so ******* slow.

shropfan
01-08-2017, 10:03 AM
Worst I've known it! That's an hour of my life I won't be getting back!

HOVE EAGLE
01-08-2017, 10:04 AM
Just couldn't book online phoned after waiting 10 mins I was cut off !
Got through eventually but have spent an hour doing this
Not the staffs fault but someone needs to look at this

shropfan
01-08-2017, 10:06 AM
Apologies posted on Twitter, but it needs sorting. Apparently streaming of Metz game was a joke too?

Back from exile
01-08-2017, 10:07 AM
This is a complete farce......I have tickets in my basket, but it won't let me check out and pay......

Chillo
01-08-2017, 10:11 AM
This is a complete farce......I have tickets in my basket, but it won't let me check out and pay......

What blocks are on sale?

I could only get as far as saying how many tickets I wanted, without blocks being able to be loaded.

altoneagle
01-08-2017, 10:19 AM
ring them, its simpler and it works.

jmemour
01-08-2017, 10:20 AM
I called up, got through and booked in 10 mins. Got to choose a decent seat too. Would recommend if the website is still a shitshow.

Back from exile
01-08-2017, 10:20 AM
What blocks are on sale?

I could only get as far as saying how many tickets I wanted, without blocks being able to be loaded.

Three blocks as far as I can remember.....

cpfcfly
01-08-2017, 10:24 AM
"The website is down for essential maintenance"

HOVE EAGLE
01-08-2017, 10:33 AM
ring them, its simpler and it works.

Premium rate number though😡

jamieb73
01-08-2017, 10:34 AM
premier league club with a website more associated with Jossys Giants FC!

tomario
01-08-2017, 10:45 AM
Its a joke the website t the moment, trying to book online and not working, tried the phone an d on hold for ten minutes then cut off.

greybot
01-08-2017, 10:57 AM
Probably trying out a new system. We are the only club with a premium rate box office number afterall.

cpfcfly
01-08-2017, 11:07 AM
2 hours later and I'm finally booked :lux:

CPFC_Fan
01-08-2017, 11:39 AM
I managed to get after an hour but FFS its a joke. Said there were 3 blocks on sale but it allocate the seats for me on its own accord. In this day and age there is no way a website should be this slow and this lethargic.

rambo
01-08-2017, 11:41 AM
Currently in Spain and can't call the premium rate number or get online. If any expats know what number to call from abroad that would be good!

Payney
01-08-2017, 11:43 AM
Just booked 4 tickets over the phone, took 5 mins, only 3 people in the queue.

Chap in the box office says SEEtickets server has gone down which has affected various clubs including Man city and Leicester. Not a CPFC boxoffice issue as such so be nice. :)

jjeagle
01-08-2017, 04:14 PM
l think the online issues have been sorted. Logged in 5 mins ago and was able to chose block and seat. Payment taken and email receipt received.

7Ps
01-08-2017, 07:55 PM
Ditto @ 20:50.

Neillo's Son
01-08-2017, 08:02 PM
Any advice on how to get cheaper train tickets by going a slower route? I'm interested in going but feck the 80 return tickets on Virgin Trains.

Shipsisourking
01-08-2017, 08:11 PM
Any advice on how to get cheaper train tickets by going a slower route? I'm interested in going but feck the 80 return tickets on Virgin Trains.

Try London Midland.

Euston to Stafford, change and then Stafford to Liverpool.
Don't know how much it costs as I drive for them, but I'm sure it'll be much cheaper.

smiler2
01-08-2017, 11:04 PM
Try London Midland.

Euston to Stafford, change and then Stafford to Liverpool.
Don't know how much it costs as I drive for them, but I'm sure it'll be much cheaper.

I just booked Marylebone to Lime Street via Birmingham for 40.

martin w
02-08-2017, 01:14 PM
Any advice on how to get cheaper train tickets by going a slower route? I'm interested in going but feck the 80 return tickets on Virgin Trains.

I booked Virgin fast train Euston to Birmingham new street for 8 up and 11 back. Then London midland slow train from Birmingham new street to Liverpool lime street for 9.50 each way.

Doris.x
02-08-2017, 06:58 PM
Probably trying out a new system. We are the only club with a premium rate box office number afterall.

I queried this with the box office yesterday and was told that if they didn't have a premium rate number they would have to charge a booking fee on every ticket which could work out dearer. Was also told that most clubs charge booking fees?

mether
03-08-2017, 11:02 AM
Still not sold out.

Penge
04-08-2017, 09:11 AM
Still not sold out.

How many seats allocated to us?
How many sold?

hong_kong_hg
04-08-2017, 09:42 AM
CPFC HK massiv will be at Liverpool!

Payney
04-08-2017, 09:49 AM
Try London Midland.

Euston to Stafford, change and then Stafford to Liverpool.
Don't know how much it costs as I drive for them, but I'm sure it'll be much cheaper.

A few of us on this route - 33

GreatGonzo
04-08-2017, 10:18 AM
Is it guaranteed to be on Saturday given CL games before and after?

Liverpool just been drawn to play Hoffenheim the midweeks either side of our game - interesting.

jake5
04-08-2017, 09:00 PM
Only severely restricted left by the looks , and around 5 restricted at the front . Got a mate one just now, 3 off to have the opposite goal blocked by the tier above hanging down !!

SHIPEAGLE
05-08-2017, 08:15 AM
so no block 124 looks like the Club have taken the lower allocation again.
We used to sell out Anfield allocation easy in past think the Club need to look at ticket allocations as im sure more supporters will want to go

Nth Kent Eagle
05-08-2017, 08:30 AM
Ridiculous decision if true.

greybot
05-08-2017, 08:43 AM
Take full allocation. Give five days for everyone with over 1000 loyalty points to fill blocks 21, 22 and 23. Then open up block 24 to members and season ticket holders. No harm in selling blocks at the same time for different levels of points for this one either.

Come on Palace..it's not rocket science. :wallbash:

IanH
05-08-2017, 09:38 AM
We hardly sold out any games outside of London last season. Our away support (numbers wise) really isn't that great. We are much more like Fulham/QPR/Charlton than Arsenal/Spurs/Chelsea/West Ham when it comes to away support in the Premiership.

Shipsisourking
05-08-2017, 10:17 AM
We hardly sold out any games outside of London last season. Our away support (numbers wise) really isn't that great. We are much more like Fulham/QPR/Charlton than Arsenal/Spurs/Chelsea/West Ham when it comes to away support in the Premiership.

We sold out at Liverpool, on tv and on a Sunday late kick off last season, this is the first away game of the season and should have taken what we are entitled to.

IanH
05-08-2017, 10:24 AM
We sold out at Liverpool, on tv and on a Sunday late kick off last season, this is the first away game of the season and should have taken what we are entitled to.


We "sold out" a very reduced allocation for that game. I was shocked at how few we had up there. I think we can nearly always sell 2k for most away games but we struggle selling 3k for the northern games and the club knows that. That's why they don't take the full 3k. We even struggled to sell out West Ham at their old ground one season.

FMH57
06-08-2017, 03:24 PM
We "sold out" a very reduced allocation for that game. I was shocked at how few we had up there. I think we can nearly always sell 2k for most away games but we struggle selling 3k for the northern games and the club knows that. That's why they don't take the full 3k. We even struggled to sell out West Ham at their old ground one season.

Don't you think the fact that as of last season the maximum away fans can be charged is 30 makes a difference ? I think the West Ham game you refer to the tickets were priced at 50 plus.

FMH57
06-08-2017, 03:30 PM
so no block 124 looks like the Club have taken the lower allocation again.
We used to sell out Anfield allocation easy in past think the Club need to look at ticket allocations as im sure more supporters will want to go

So the Championship mentality continues 4 years after we have gained promotion.
The club, management and players seems to go on about how much the "12th man" makes a huge difference (Chelsea away last season), but the club doesn't seem to think it is worth taking any risk if we don't sell out the full taken allocation. At most if we didn't sell 1000 tickets (which would never happen) this would cost 30,000.
How much is a Premier point, or even three, worth these days ?

bradpitt
06-08-2017, 07:53 PM
so no block 124 looks like the Club have taken the lower allocation again.
We used to sell out Anfield allocation easy in past think the Club need to look at ticket allocations as im sure more supporters will want to go

Absolutely infuriating that we've done this again, first away game of the season and 3pm on a Saturday, who the hell makes these decisions?

Nth Kent Eagle
06-08-2017, 08:04 PM
This is an absolute farce. There will now be Palace fans unable to go to watch their team. Who at the club is responsible for this ridiculous policy?

ebyeeckeagle
06-08-2017, 09:28 PM
Members only policy, often ridiculous points levels, making it harder to go with mates. Combine that with the changes due to TV demands, or a run of away matches, means demand varies. It really need a football person to understand.

Millip
07-08-2017, 06:17 AM
Does frustrate me, had to use a mates sons account to get my daughter a ticket as she only has ~500 points and didn't want to miss out/get restricted view.

FMH57
07-08-2017, 05:25 PM
This is an absolute farce. There will now be Palace fans unable to go to watch their team. Who at the club is responsible for this ridiculous policy?

It would be very interesting to know who is responsible.. Only restricted view available a full 12 days before the match. :wallbash::wallbash::wallbash:

EddieEdwards
09-08-2017, 09:18 AM
There are a few non-restricted tickets currently available.

FMH57
09-08-2017, 01:12 PM
There are a few non-restricted tickets currently available.

Eddie, you seem to have a good handle on tickets etc. Pre the US investment, Steve Browett was involved in allocation, sales etc, do you have any idea who makes these decisions now ? It just seems daft that we are now a London club that sells out the vast majority of our home matches, yet for some major away matches we do not take the full allocation, particularly if they are untelevised and on a Saturday at 3.00pm.
Is it because the club do not make any money on away sales ? or simply that decisions are made by individuals that do not understand our fan base or the opponents we are actually playing?
Surely as soon as the 30 max for away fans was introduced that makes a huge difference to how many we should take as no longer can clubs such as , Man U , Arsenal , Liverpool,WHU charge 50+ for away tickets.

ebyeeckeagle
09-08-2017, 01:58 PM
....
Is it because the club do not make any money on away sales ? or simply that decisions are made by individuals that do not understand our fan base or the opponents we are actually playing? .....

I think you have both answers there. The club make no money so seem to have little or no interest in travelling fans. It is almost contemptuous - and as to who makes these decisions? No-one I suspect. They simply repeat what they have done before and ignore the impact on actual fans.

EddieEdwards
09-08-2017, 08:14 PM
Eddie, you seem to have a good handle on tickets etc. Pre the US investment, Steve Browett was involved in allocation, sales etc, do you have any idea who makes these decisions now ? It just seems daft that we are now a London club that sells out the vast majority of our home matches, yet for some major away matches we do not take the full allocation, particularly if they are untelevised and on a Saturday at 3.00pm.
Is it because the club do not make any money on away sales ? or simply that decisions are made by individuals that do not understand our fan base or the opponents we are actually playing?
Surely as soon as the 30 max for away fans was introduced that makes a huge difference to how many we should take as no longer can clubs such as , Man U , Arsenal , Liverpool,WHU charge 50+ for away tickets.No, I don't have any knowledge of who makes the ticketing decisions these days. The policy, though, is clear. Despite occasional statements saying how much the club value the travelling support, the fact is that they would rather take a reduced allocation than take the tiniest risk of being left with a bill for a few unsold tickets. I can understand that up to a point, but even for some games when there is absolutely zero risk of not selling out, they see little point in taking the full allocation when they can reduce their admin and postage costs by taking a reduced allocation. The bottom line is that they make no money from the sale of away tickets, and minimising their overheads is given a much higher priority than a bigger travelling support and a fairer system for the fans.

FMH57
10-08-2017, 08:11 AM
No, I don't have any knowledge of who makes the ticketing decisions these days. The policy, though, is clear. Despite occasional statements saying how much the club value the travelling support, the fact is that they would rather take a reduced allocation than take the tiniest risk of being left with a bill for a few unsold tickets. I can understand that up to a point, but even for some games when there is absolutely zero risk of not selling out, they see little point in taking the full allocation when they can reduce their admin and postage costs by taking a reduced allocation. The bottom line is that they make no money from the sale of away tickets, and minimising their overheads is given a much higher priority than a bigger travelling support and a fairer system for the fans.

Thanks for the information. Wow, so they may reduce the allocation on the basis of reducing "admin and postage costs". If they have such a problem with it , why not introduce a small booking fee and explain why a company with a turnover of over 100m feels the need to charge it ?

This really is championship mentality at its worst. We all know Steve Parish reads these boards. Maybe he ought to have a think about this next time he publicises our marvellous fan base and the support it give to the players. Sort it out SP, doesn't seem like anyone else will.

EddieEdwards
10-08-2017, 08:39 AM
Thanks for the information. Wow, so they may reduce the allocation on the basis of reducing "admin and postage costs".That's just my reading of it - not an officially stated policy. :) But that's the way it seems when the club take reduced allocations for games that have zero risk of not selling out.

Dorking .Eagle
10-08-2017, 08:57 AM
They don't do a booking fee, but have a premium rate phone number instead.

King William
10-08-2017, 09:44 AM
Try this fella:

Paul McGowan , head of ticketing
Paul.mcgowan@cpfc.co.uk

WandsworthEagle
10-08-2017, 10:08 AM
Looks like tickets for Liverpool away have been available for a week now with zero loyalty points. Looks like the club called this right.

FMH57
10-08-2017, 10:36 AM
Looks like tickets for Liverpool away have been available for a week now with zero loyalty points. Looks like the club called this right.

Well they haven't been available. The only tickets available on the club site are restricted view. This was the case for most of this week, apart from yesterday when a handful of unrestricted were put on sale. There are a full 9 days to go before the Liverpool match.

ebyeeckeagle
10-08-2017, 10:46 AM
Looks like tickets for Liverpool away have been available for a week now with zero loyalty points. Looks like the club called this right.

Ever been at the back at Liverpool?

The whole thing is a vicious circle. Reduce our allocation, impose other conditions that make it difficult to get tickets together, and people start not bothering or others start seeing the lack of tickets available and give up, thinking they have no chance.

Dorking .Eagle
10-08-2017, 11:05 AM
http://i60.tinypic.com/2qkidfa.jpg

jmemour
10-08-2017, 11:08 AM
Ever been at the back at Liverpool?

The whole thing is a vicious circle. Reduce our allocation, impose other conditions that make it difficult to get tickets together, and people start not bothering or others start seeing the lack of tickets available and give up, thinking they have no chance.

Spot on. I wouldn't have booked a restricted view ticket for Liverpool, the seats are bad enough as it is without literally not being able to see the goals. Now though the club can say "Well we didn't even sell out our allocation" so next year it'll be further reduced.

Joke.

Nth Kent Eagle
10-08-2017, 03:24 PM
http://i60.tinypic.com/2qkidfa.jpg

That's worse than the back of the Arthur.

jake5
10-08-2017, 03:38 PM
That's worse than the back of the Arthur.
I know, had an away season ticket 2 years back , they sent us back row at Liverpool ! This ticket gets you in the ground , we moved !!

IanH
10-08-2017, 05:26 PM
Looks like tickets for Liverpool away have been available for a week now with zero loyalty points. Looks like the club called this right.


I have to say I agree - we really struggle to sell 3,000 tickets for any away game in the North West. How many games up there have we sold out/sold 3,000 tickets for in the three seasons since we survived that first season under Pulis? Man U last game last season as we thought we could get relegated. Not many (if any?) apart from that though. Some pitiful turnouts at Man City and Everton.

Dorking .Eagle
10-08-2017, 05:46 PM
Man Utd last game last season we only took the 'wedge' in the corner, not the full 3000 we could have had. We didn't take the block of about 800 adjacent seats in the South Stand (which used to be the 55 ones )

FMH57
11-08-2017, 06:44 AM
I have to say I agree - we really struggle to sell 3,000 tickets for any away game in the North West. How many games up there have we sold out/sold 3,000 tickets for in the three seasons since we survived that first season under Pulis? Man U last game last season as we thought we could get relegated. Not many (if any?) apart from that though. Some pitiful turnouts at Man City and Everton.

Apples and Oranges. Comparing 12.30pm KO Saturday televised matches and midweek evening games with first away game of a new season,untelevised and a Saturday 3.00pm KO is wrong. Particularly as the same mistake was made 3 months earlier when a reduced allocation was taken for Liverpool away , even though we were in a middle of a relegation battle. That too sold out 10 or so days before the match.

Palacemad2002
11-08-2017, 09:24 AM
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Palacemad2002
11-08-2017, 09:26 AM
http://i60.tinypic.com/2qkidfa.jpg

Is that Pete Doherty to the left of the picture? Off to the bogs for a livener no doubt!

EddieEdwards
15-08-2017, 07:33 PM
A few good seats available online at the moment - probably returned comps.

cpfcfly
17-08-2017, 08:37 AM
Only Block 122 left.

WandsworthEagle
17-08-2017, 08:57 AM
I have to say I agree - we really struggle to sell 3,000 tickets for any away game in the North West. How many games up there have we sold out/sold 3,000 tickets for in the three seasons since we survived that first season under Pulis? Man U last game last season as we thought we could get relegated. Not many (if any?) apart from that though. Some pitiful turnouts at Man City and Everton.

The problem for the club is where they are offered 3 blocks of 1000 seats up North. 2 may not be quite enough but 3 is about 800 seats too many. Or at Man City and Everton, as you say, we never even take 2000.

Apart from the cost to Palace of all those unsold seats it's not fair on home fans who cant get tickets for the game because there's a near empty block of seats paid for by the away club.

Nth Kent Eagle
17-08-2017, 10:03 AM
We could try easing up on the ticket buying points restrictions. If one friend is in the first group, the second in a mid group and a third in the low points group you cannot buy together or book train tickets at the same time. Nor can a father, for example, take the kids if they have lower points. I accept there will be some big points fans who complain they don't get priority but that surely is the lesser of two evils if we are unlikely to sell out.

Purepalace
17-08-2017, 10:40 AM
Anyone know what time the press conference is?

Dorking .Eagle
17-08-2017, 11:55 AM
The problem for the club is where they are offered 3 blocks of 1000 seats up North. 2 may not be quite enough but 3 is about 800 seats too many. Or at Man City and Everton, as you say, we never even take 2000.

Apart from the cost to Palace of all those unsold seats it's not fair on home fans who cant get tickets for the game because there's a near empty block of seats paid for by the away club.


Steve, the example given above would suggest that the club would be exposed to 800 unsold tickets if that was the number left in the unsold block.

Rather than Palace facing a bill for 800 unsold ticket, I thought CPFC would only pay for 300 unsold tickets - the number it takes to reach the halfway point in the last block? (Not desirable of course). Genuine question.


Below is what I think is the official premier league ruling in regards to away allocation:

R.9. The tickets referred to in Rule R.8 shall be made available to the Visiting Club in blocks corresponding to the blocks of seating (“Seating Block”) in the area of the Home Club’s Stadium for visiting supporters, such blocks to be designated by reference to the points at which segregation of home and away supporters can occur. There shall be no maximum or minimum number of seats in a Seating Block and any question as to the size of a Seating Block or the location of a segregation point shall be determined by the Board.

R.10. The Visiting Club:
R.10.1. may order and sell tickets on a sequential Seating Block by Seating Block basis (the sequence of release of Seating Blocks to the Visiting Club to be determined by the
Home Club);
R.10.2. must confirm its final order of tickets (subject to the conditions set out in Rule R.11) at least 4 weeks before the League Match to which they relate; and
R.10.3. shall pay for the entirety of the tickets so ordered save that it may return (and not
pay for) any unsold tickets in the final Seating Block for which it ordered tickets if it
has sold 50% of the tickets in that Seating Block.

R.11. Unless otherwise agreed, the provision by a Home Club of tickets for sale by a Visiting Club shall be conditional upon:
R.11.1. the Visiting Club making the tickets available for purchase by the later of either 3
working days after receipt from the Home Club or the date that is 4 weeks before
the date of the fixture;
R.11.2. any unsold tickets being returned by the Visiting Club to the Home Club not later
than 10 days before the date fixed for the League Match to which they relate;
R.11.3. the proceeds of tickets sold and the value (to be pro rata to the number of adult and concessionary tickets actually sold by the Visiting Club) of any unsold tickets not
returned as aforesaid being paid by the Visiting Club to the Home Club within 4
days of the League Match taking place;
R.11.4. the Visiting Club paying to the Home Club daily interest at the rate of 5 per cent.
per annum over the base rate for the time being of Barclays Bank Plc on any amount
not paid in accordance with Rule R.11.3.

EddieEdwards
17-08-2017, 07:45 PM
We could try easing up on the ticket buying points restrictions. If one friend is in the first group, the second in a mid group and a third in the low points group you cannot buy together or book train tickets at the same time. Nor can a father, for example, take the kids if they have lower points. I accept there will be some big points fans who complain they don't get priority but that surely is the lesser of two evils if we are unlikely to sell out.Agreed. I don't think anybody would argue that we should take an extra block of 1000 when we would only be likely to sell a small fraction of them, but it's not as simple as that. The buying restrictions put in place by the box office and the overuse of the loyalty points scheme have the effect of making the demand look much lower than it could be. If we had taken the full allocation for Liverpool and (after the away ST holders window) put them straight on sale to all ST holders and members, unlimited number per person (or say 10 per person if there has to be a limit) then we might well have sold out, especially when you consider that tickets are now capped at 30. But to find out, the club would have to give it a try and they clearly have no interest in doing that. Instead, we get multiple phases for Burnley which even now is restricted to two per person.

Ryan_the_eagle
18-08-2017, 04:00 PM
Why do they take tickets off sale before they close on Friday. Found out I'm not working and now can't go cause I don't know if they will be selling on the gate.

EddieEdwards
18-08-2017, 04:07 PM
Why do they take tickets off sale before they close on Friday. Found out I'm not working and now can't go cause I don't know if they will be selling on the gate.Give the box office a call - they're open till 5:30pm. They may be able to arrange for you to collect a ticket at the ground.

Ryan_the_eagle
18-08-2017, 04:25 PM
Give the box office a call - they're open till 5:30pm. They may be able to arrange for you to collect a ticket at the ground.

No they told me that over the phone. They stop selling at 12 and apparently there's nothing they can do. Liverpool are not asneering.