UK time is: 07:39:26
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Ticket Prices For Leicester

Looks as though supporters will have to dig into their already empty pockets to see the rearranged 2nd round Carling Cup game with Leicester City on September 18.

Forest had sold the original match tickets at a reduced rate, 16 for adults. But fans wanting to see the rearranged game will now have to return the ticket stub to the club and then pay an extra 5 for another ticket.

The game was abandoned after City player Clive Clarke had a heart attack in the dressing room at half time (probably found out how much it cost to get into the place) and it was agreed by both sides to abandon the game. No argument there and we're all delighted that it seems Clarke is recovering well.

But (and you can call me an old skinflint if you like), it does seem as though the club is milking the cash cow that is us supporters yet again. I know the club has to cover their overheads and pay for policing again, but to me it does not seem fair to have to pay an additional charge. Even if it is a nominal amount.

The club will argue that it is a Football League directive to charge the extra, but I still can't help feeling that I've been fleeced.

This is only my opinion and despite my little rant I shall still go. This was not exactly a game that caught supporters imaginations the first time round and it probably won't the second. I suppose if one thing the first game showed us, is that there are more important things in life than football and that so long as Clive Clarke makes a full recovery we should all be grateful we have the chance to watch a game. Rant over.

Join in the debate on the forum now.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: guinless Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday August 30 2007

Time: 8:07PM

Your Comments

Unless that 5 is going to charity then it is an absolute disgrace. I shall not be attending on principle. Money grabbing ********s.
wemaybefamousagain
They should donate the proceeds to the Heart Foundation. Couldn't be more apt, in my opinion.
RedSmedDownUnder
unbelievable. I reckon they should donate some of the money to the heart foundation too.
Forest1986
The club just keeps on bleeding the fans dry at every opportunity
Johnny Kipper
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Nottingham Forest Articles

Friendly Round Up! (Friday July 25 2014)

Remember That Forest Match? (Thursday July 24 2014)

Forest Ladies Get A New Home! (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Forest Hunt Loan! (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Friendly Newsround! (Saturday July 19 2014)

The Red's See Riera Check In! (Thursday July 17 2014)

Archived Nottingham Forest Articles

List All Vital Forest Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. PVH 564
2. da fuq 436
3. Calvin Plummer 358
4. toms 324
5. Jimmy Gordon 291
6. the jock 290
7. LyttleByLyttle 288
8. Pope John XXIII 246
9. MarvinsPA 240
10. RedSmedDownUnder 204

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
8. Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Charlton 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Fer, Olsson And RvW Set To Leave
Norwich : 29/07/2014 07:33:00
LUFC On This Day - July 29th
Leeds Utd : 29/07/2014 07:27:00
Brentford Turn Down Latics Bid For Forshaw
Wigan : 28/07/2014 20:50:00
Clarke Returns to Familiar Settings
Huddersfield : 28/07/2014 20:31:00
LUFC White set to miss start of season
Leeds Utd : 28/07/2014 20:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Djamel Abdoun is yet to find a new club - would you keep him to see if he can turn his Forest career
Suggested By:  OKD
Yes - given current injuries 86%
No - get rid asap 14%