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Title: bradford
Post by: tans on Monday, April 23, 2012, 21:20:23
Whos going up then?

Spent 45 minutes on hold to get tickets. Fuckers.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: sonicyouth on Monday, April 23, 2012, 21:23:55
Whos going up then?
we are


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Barry Scott on Monday, April 23, 2012, 21:34:14
Whos going up then?

Spent 45 minutes on hold to get tickets. Fuckers.

What?! I didn't even know tickets were on sale. Want.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Monday, April 23, 2012, 21:42:55
Whos going up then?

Spent 45 minutes on hold to get tickets. Fuckers.
The closest I got today was fourteenth in the phone queue, didn't have enough time to hold so I'll try again tomorrow.
How many are they allocating to us, would imagine as many as we want ?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Posh Red on Monday, April 23, 2012, 21:45:27
We ordered ours on Sat morning.

Isn't the capacity something like 25k, so I presume we will get plenty to satisfy demand.

No idea how many we will take, especially if we win on Saturday


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tans on Monday, April 23, 2012, 21:48:33
The closest I got today was fourteenth in the phone queue, didn't have enough time to hold so I'll try again tomorrow.
How many are they allocating to us, would imagine as many as we want ?

1400 to start.

Dont worry, i was on the line ordering when i got cut off so had to ring again


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Monday, April 23, 2012, 21:52:44
1400 to start.

Dont worry, i was on the line ordering when i got cut off so had to ring again
I may just go to ticket office a bit earlier on Saturday and get a few, wanted to get the party tickets at the same time but just read they aren't out until  tomorrow anyway.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: cheltred69 on Monday, April 23, 2012, 22:21:51
Its going to be busy queueing for tickets this week with Bradford & Port Vale in high demand.

I'm planning to go to Bradford and expect to spend a good chunk of Weds in the phone queue when they go on general sale (I'm assuming that its only 1 per ST until then) cos I dont want to risk leaving it until after the weekend just in case we dont get enough to go around.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Monday, April 23, 2012, 23:05:37
I'm going to be spending Wednesday morning on the phone by the sounds of it then. Great.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: medwayred on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 08:02:51
We booked our tickets from Kent ages ago. So i hope we get tickets. I cant see why we wont. Away fans have been moved from behind the goal to the side. Should be plenty to go around....


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: cheltred69 on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 08:44:59
Just got my tickets  :)  they'll sell a handful to each ST today.
About 10 mins wait despite being told 26 mins when first through!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: animalwilliams on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 09:48:13
Really looking forward to this game, should be a carnival atmosphere.
Anyone any idea if Jon Pollard is still with Bradford? Thought he did a decent job here during the Hoddle period. 


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: guy66 on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 10:49:54
Got mine on Sat morning, told I was second in the queue but got through in four minutes...hopefully there will be a decent pub and chippy nearby and a good turn out of town fans..


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 12:40:23
me and the Mrs two tickets bought em Saturday morning 9 am.
Hotel in Bradford. Is Bradford a dry (non alcoholic) town?  If so we'll have to get high on life.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: LJ9 on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 13:15:50
Can we pay on the gate??


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 15:39:22
Afternoon Lads & Lasses,

Bradford fan here!

First of all, congratulations on gaining promotion.

Regarding pubs you'll probably get chucked in to the Bradford Arms which is the "Away Supporters" pub. It's not the best if I'm honest. Has a beer garden at the back and also has Sky Sports.

Town Centre is about 10/15minutes walk depending on how fast you walk.

To be honest it's not the best Town Centres around, we've got a council who would rather spend 24m on a pond in the middle of Town than help out with the local housing/nightlife.
Lloyds & Weatherspoons nearby and also the Ginger Goose.

Anymore information you need give me a shout!



Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Costanza on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 15:41:18
Cheers but I hope you don't work for the local tourist board.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 15:47:22
Ha. No fella. There isn't much to shout about living in Bradford.
Our Football team is stuck in League 2.
Our Rugby team is going bust.
We've got a huge pond which cost a lot of money but is worthless.
Oh...And George Galloway has just been elected.

 :cry: :no: :pint:


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: fittons_coaching_badge on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 16:06:05
Ha. No fella. There isn't much to shout about living in Bradford.
Our Football team is stuck in League 2.
Our Rugby team is going bust.
We've got a huge pond which cost a lot of money but is worthless.
Oh...And George Galloway has just been elected.

 :cry: :no: :pint:

Cancel the trip to Bali .... I wanna go to Bradford!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 16:32:55
Ha. No fella. There isn't much to shout about living in Bradford.
Our Football team is stuck in League 2.
Our Rugby team is going bust.
We've got a huge pond which cost a lot of money but is worthless.
Oh...And George Galloway has just been elected.

 :cry: :no: :pint:
Cheers Midland, has your pond got diving boards  :) whats the maximum away allocation up at yours ? Depending on this Saturdays result I can see us taking a few thousand if given the allocation. Cheers.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tans on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 16:37:48
Can we pay on the gate??

Think the club tweeted that it was all ticket


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: nevillew on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 16:39:15
Can we pay on the gate??

't gate, it's 't gate.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: jayohaitchenn on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 16:44:58
't gate, it's 't gate.

Wouldn't it be "t'gate"??


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: LJ9 on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 16:54:26
Cheers Tans.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 17:01:51
Well...The maximum allocation is all a bit confusing at the moment!
The away fans got moved to the 2 end blokes of the Midland Road stand last year think it was now, which roughly holds around 800...I think (don't quote me on that)
But you've been given 3 possibly 4 blocks.
I know season ticket holders in Block E of the Midland Road stand have been told to move!
We had a bit of "bovver" against Oxford & Rov'Rum last year in this stand so they've extended the segragation quite a bit.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: MarkyTee on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 17:08:55
Was it an Oxford fan called Eric causing the Bovver...couldnt miss him, flat cap, walking stick..smells of piss.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 17:28:22
The league's minimum requirement for a ground like Bradford is 2000. If we sell out and don't get given at least that many it'll be very disappointing.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: chalkies_shorts on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 18:29:28
Is Crispy going as our cultural exchange guru


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: THE FLASH on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 18:59:55
Got my tickets and a full car.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: DRS on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 19:12:49
500 sold so far


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 19:13:19
Was it an Oxford fan called Eric causing the Bovver...couldnt miss him, flat cap, walking stick..smells of piss.
Surely that's all oxford fans?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Paolo69 on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 09:24:15
Would love it if we did but can't see us shifting anywhere near 2,000. Distance will put alot off. We didn't even sell the Pikey's out afterall.

I'm sure we'll be given as many as we want. I spoke to a guy in the ticket office (not Jock) who reckoned we had roughly 1,000 initially but could request another 1,000 and so on up to 4,000.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 10:02:18
I think at the moment you've been given 1,400 tickets.
What's the chances of you selling out?
Anymore and you'll be moving more season ticket holders out of there seats (I don't sit in this block honestly)  :no:


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tj2002 on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 10:03:54
Haven't bought tickets for an all ticket match in a while, normally just buy on the day for the fixtures up this way. So do I need to order my tickets from the ticket office down there and do I need an SN postcode and all that rubbish or will they send them up to Manchester?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: bigbobjoylove on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 10:04:55
Depends if we have the title rapped up on Saturday, I'd imagine.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Benzel on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 10:16:19
If we win on Saturday then I have no desire to go to Bradford what so ever.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Nick Bamosomi on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 10:38:13
Haven't bought tickets for an all ticket match in a while, normally just buy on the day for the fixtures up this way. So do I need to order my tickets from the ticket office down there and do I need an SN postcode and all that rubbish or will they send them up to Manchester?

No you don't need to have an SN postcode. If you haven't ordered tickets for a while then you might not be on their database but you should not have any trouble getting them sent up to Manchester.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tj2002 on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 10:51:47
Good stuff, i'll get those booked on Friday then  :D


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 11:37:12
Depends if we have the title rapped up on Saturday, I'd imagine.
Doesn't help that people are on the phones trying to get Port vale, Bradford and also charity match and promotion party tickets. I'm getting to the box office earlier on Saturday but still expecting queues.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: DV Canio on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 11:41:46
I went past about an hour ago, queues outside the door.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 11:50:07
On hold now. Gone from 10th to 6th in around 10 minutes... getting a bit fed up of Elvis already though!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 12:26:29
On hold now. Gone from 10th to 6th in around 10 minutes... getting a bit fed up of Elvis already though!
Phoned yesterday around 4.30pm and was fifth in line but estimated time was 38 mins, must of only been one on as it was closing at 5pm so didn't wait to be cut off  :(


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: bigbobjoylove on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 12:27:09
Doesn't help that people are on the phones trying to get Port vale, Bradford and also charity match and promotion party tickets. I'm getting to the box office earlier on Saturday but still expecting queues.

Charity match?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 12:29:34
Charity match?
Air ambulance appeal, think its the 2nd May, Paolo is playing along with Fitzroy, Digby,Peacock and Darren Anderton, and Caddis is captain of the air ambulance team. It's 5 adults and 3 juniors.plenty more info on our OS.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: bigbobjoylove on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 12:31:17
Cheers. Worth a watch by the sounds of it.



Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 12:35:08
Regarding the charity match, it says on the OS site you can buy tickets on line but I cant find the link, has anybody used the on line ticket office as it would be easier to book them that way ? Cheers.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Bedford Red on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 12:39:24
Regarding the charity match, it says on the OS site you can buy tickets on line but I cant find the link, has anybody used the on line ticket office as it would be easier to book them that way ? Cheers.

I brought mine on-line last week using the online ticket office, it is listed in the home games section (or was).


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 12:40:37
I brought mine on-line last week using the online ticket office, it is listed in the home games section (or was).
Cheers, now booked on line  :)


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 13:07:10
BOOM! Just booked ticket and trains for Bradford. Can't wait!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: SuggWillSugg MBE on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 13:10:17
Train would cost me 98.30 and take over 6 and a half hours there and back.

I think it's safe to say I won't be going..


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Coca Fola on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 13:17:15
Part timer.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: nevillew on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 13:53:32
Air ambulance appeal, think its the 2nd May, Paolo is playing along with Fitzroy, Digby,Peacock and Darren Anderton, and Caddis is captain of the air ambulance team. It's 5 adults and 3 juniors.plenty more info on our OS.

Is Chopper Harris playing ?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Paolo69 on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 13:59:01
Is Chopper Harris playing ?

Only if there's an emergency.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 14:09:41
Is Chopper Harris playing ?
Talking of Chopper( serious question ) does anyone know if he still has his pub in Warminster?  I heard the subs on the night are going to be used on a Rotor system .


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 14:48:08
Anybody in to there Real Ale?  :pint:
One of the best boozers around is the Fighting Cock.
It's about 5 in a taxi to the ground but it's well worth it.

Any idea how many tickets you've sold already?

Just a quick question - What's the situation this weekend then with regards to winning the title? What do you need to do?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: pericarp on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 14:54:54
Anybody in to there Real Ale?  :pint:
One of the best boozers around is the Fighting Cock.
It's about 5 in a taxi to the ground but it's well worth it.

Any idea how many tickets you've sold already?

Just a quick question - What's the situation this weekend then with regards to winning the title? What do you need to do?

We must be close to selling out by now..
Last I heard was 11k but that was a long time ago.

If we win, we're champions regardless of other results.

If we draw and Shrews draw, we're champions.

If we lose and Shrews lose, we're champions.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Bob's Orange on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 15:05:10
We must be close to selling out by now..
Last I heard was 11k but that was a long time ago.

If we win, we're champions regardless of other results.

If we draw and Shrews draw, we're champions.

If we lose and Shrews lose, we're champions.

You tit, he means how many tickets we have sold for the game at Bradford. I'm Pretty sure a Bradford fan doesn't care what the crowd is at Swindon v Port Vale


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: pericarp on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 15:05:58
You tit, he means how many tickets we have sold for the game at Bradford. I'm Pretty sure a Bradford fan doesn't care what the crowd is at Swindon v Port Vale

Ahahahaha.
It's funny that because when I read his post, I knew he was talking about the Bradford game.

But when I wrote my comment.. I was.. Being me  :D


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: fittons_coaching_badge on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 15:13:22
Ahahahaha.
It's funny that because when I read his post, I knew he was talking about the Bradford game.

But when I wrote my comment.. I was.. Being me  :D

Haha ... On occasion I think Pericarp is a stage up from Trigger .... I have no idea what this stage is though!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: london_red on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 15:30:03
Haha ... On occasion I think Pericarp is a stage up from Trigger .... I have no idea what this stage is though!

This is:

[url width=404 height=491]http://ozyag.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/father-dougal-mcguire.jpg[/url]


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: pericarp on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 16:01:44
This is:

[url width=404 height=491]http://ozyag.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/father-dougal-mcguire.jpg[/url]

The only thing I can deduce from that photo is that he's a ginger priest.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Langers on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 16:19:43
If we win on Saturday then I have no desire to go to Bradford what so ever.

This. Although it's partly due to me not being able to afford to go to Bradford, so please win on Saturday Town!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Ralphy on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 16:28:55
Bradford fan, what's the ground like for parking ?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Barry Scott on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 16:29:04
The only thing I can deduce from that photo is that he's a ginger priest.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNglxh5XeAQ


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: DRS on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 16:45:06
Bradford fan.As of yesterday lunch time we had sold 500.Expect alot more with after saturday


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: medwayred on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 17:08:36
mine and the kids tickets purchased. 9 hour round trip from Kent. Cant wait


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: pericarp on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 17:16:24
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNglxh5XeAQ

I kinda want to punch him.

Is this what you guys feel like??  :D


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: THE FLASH on Thursday, April 26, 2012, 07:57:26
Talking of Chopper( serious question ) does anyone know if he still has his pub in Warminster?  I heard the subs on the night are going to be used on a Rotor system .

It went pop.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Arnold.J.Rimmer on Thursday, April 26, 2012, 08:32:20
Bradford fan.As of yesterday lunch time we had sold 500.Expect alot more with after saturday

If we win Saturday I can't imagine any more buying Bradford tickets


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Thursday, April 26, 2012, 16:22:34
Parking isn't too bad.
On Midland Road itself there is 2 car parks which will charge you 3.
Just watch where you park around the stadium. We've seen for "big" games the parking police are out in force issuing tickets.

Cheltenham Saturday - Be very surprised if we get anything from this game.
We're off down on the train early for quite a few of these  :pint:
You played there not so long ago didn't you? Recommend any decent pubs?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: DRS on Thursday, April 26, 2012, 16:42:39
Mate seriously the walk from station is a cunt.Drink in pub outside the station then get a taxi


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Simon Pieman on Thursday, April 26, 2012, 16:58:35
Mate seriously the walk from station is a cunt.Drink in pub outside the station then get a taxi

Which happens to be called The Midland.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: jayohaitchenn on Thursday, April 26, 2012, 17:03:11
Mate seriously the walk from station is a cunt.Drink in pub outside the station then get a taxi

You cunt. We had a lovely little walk and pub crawl last time. Best train journey ever!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Only Me on Thursday, April 26, 2012, 18:38:15
Mate seriously the walk from station is a cunt.Drink in pub outside the station then get a taxi
It's not that far. I used to walk it to get to a company called Scorex, where you can see the ground up the road


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: cheltred69 on Thursday, April 26, 2012, 19:01:14
It's not that far. I used to walk it to get to a company called Scorex, where you can see the ground up the road

Cheltenham, not Bardford.
Its about 2 and a half miles from station to ground; quite a walk.
Loads of decent pubs in town.
Near to the ground, last couple of matches I've been in the Sudeley Arms on Prestbury Road for a final pre-KO drink, about 1/4 mile away on walk from town and full of STFC fans when we've played there.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Only Me on Friday, April 27, 2012, 08:46:27
Cheltenham, not Bardford.
Its about 2 and a half miles from station to ground; quite a walk.
Loads of decent pubs in town.
Near to the ground, last couple of matches I've been in the Sudeley Arms on Prestbury Road for a final pre-KO drink, about 1/4 mile away on walk from town and full of STFC fans when we've played there.
Oh, sorry I didn't realise. Yes the train station is miles away.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Friday, April 27, 2012, 14:09:37
Thanks for the information lads!!
Quite looking forward to it actually - Full day on the booze, heck we've got nothing else to celebrate!  :D

All the best for tomorrow!

Hope you have a good day what ever the result.

 :pint: :beers: :clap:


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Coca Fola on Friday, April 27, 2012, 18:12:55
We've only sold 600 so far. Shocking.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Friday, April 27, 2012, 18:17:06
Plenty will be waiting on tomorrow's results. Plenty of others are far too lazy to be organised over a week in advance.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: bigbobjoylove on Friday, April 27, 2012, 18:17:33
Been an expensive season watching Town, what with cup runs and a season ticket price hikes. I'd of thought people would be saving money for next season now unless we still have the title to win.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Abrahammer on Friday, April 27, 2012, 18:29:42
Plus the game could be totally meaningless


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: cheltred69 on Friday, April 27, 2012, 21:17:05
Plus the game could be totally meaningless

So would mean none of the nervousness about Swindon fucking it up.
I'm hoping it will be a great turnout with a good party atmosphere.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: otanswell on Friday, April 27, 2012, 21:18:13
If we win tomorrow, I cant be fucked with this one.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tans on Friday, April 27, 2012, 22:14:33
You wont go anyway ya tight cunt


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Friday, April 27, 2012, 22:27:37
So would mean none of the nervousness about Swindon fucking it up.
I'm hoping it will be a great turnout with a good party atmosphere.

My thinking exactly. I'm well up for this one, and part of me thinks I'd rather go there with no pressure, and just enjoy the day out, than have it as an important game. Apparently I'm in a minority!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: otanswell on Friday, April 27, 2012, 22:29:29
You wont go anyway ya tight cunt

85 quid on the train to some northern backwater? No thanks


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Simon Pieman on Saturday, April 28, 2012, 02:24:23
I remember the first time I went to Cheltenham decided to walk it back to the station. Not a good idea. Ran for the train and just got on. Whits kindly donated me a can of lager.

Football aside it was a good day. Think that was the day if the flammableBen 'incident'. Samdy Gray had a barney with the Mrs and she threw her engagement ring away. Great times.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Simon Pieman on Saturday, April 28, 2012, 02:26:40
And yeah, part of the clique. And what?!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Samdy Gray on Saturday, April 28, 2012, 07:47:37
Samdy Gray had a barney with the Mrs and she threw her engagement ring away. Great times.

Helped by you buying me numerous shots of sambuca.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: medwayred on Saturday, April 28, 2012, 07:52:49
Kids are really looking forward to this. 9 hour round trip. Also as its our first visit to VP they want to see the fire memorial.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 13:14:19
I missed yesterdays game through illness. So I've got to do my celebrating at Bradford could I ask the 600 that are going, to be in right old festive mood please.
Imagine wakeing up this morning and reading everyones accounts of yesterday and you missed it


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: larwood on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 13:30:33
I missed yesterdays game through illness. So I've got to do my celebrating at Bradford could I ask the 600 that are going, to be in right old festive mood please.
Imagine wakeing up this morning and reading everyones accounts of yesterday and you missed it
Rest assured,your not the only one who missed out yesterday!I know your pain,hope you feel better asap and have a good old knees up at Bradford   :beers:


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Minnesota Fats on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 13:44:50
There was a queue spilling outside the ticket office post-match yesterday so I'm hopeful/optimistic the Bradford numbers to be around the 1000 mark by now.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: SwindonTartanArmy on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 14:04:18
The only thing I can deduce from that photo is that he's a ginger priest.
My God. You dont know who Trigger is, and you Dont know who father Dougal is. Do you live in a cave?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: ChinaWhitenRed on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 16:01:59
Missed the game yesterday as I was in Leeds/Bradford.
If anybody wants a good curry before/after the game I recommend Sweet Centre 110 - 114 Lumb Lane, BD8 7RS.
I went there last night and had a very good authentic curry at a very reasonable price and only 5 minutes walk from the ground but be aware that you have to bring your own booze.
Have a good time all those who are going but do not have a vindaloo unless you are very brave!!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Ralphy on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 16:44:13
I'm driving to Bradford so will be stone cold sober.

Anyone going in fancy dress ?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Family at War on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 16:50:55
Tans is going as Bruce Forsythe


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tans on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 16:54:45
Damn straight


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 22:18:39
I'm tempted by the fancy dress idea. Not turning up in costume on my own though!!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: phelpsieboy on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 22:38:05
Was tempted to go and go in fancy dress but cant justify the train ticket cost


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: hanneyred on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 23:27:25
Worth going just to see Bradford clap the champions onto the field!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: TheMajorSTFC on Sunday, April 29, 2012, 23:56:03
Worth going just to see Bradford clap the champions onto the field!

Not with Phil Parkinson as their manager out of choice, but I imagine they will!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: BrightonRed on Monday, April 30, 2012, 00:46:02
For anyone thinking of going to this from the London area you can get megaplusbus to Bradford from St Pancras for 9.50 It takes about an hour longer than the train but it's a damn sight cheaper!

Would have to get a train back though.. not sure how many cheap advance tickets are kicking around this late in the day.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tj2002 on Monday, April 30, 2012, 13:15:16
Does anyone have a direct number for the ticket office that isn't 0871, I can't call those numbers from my mobile


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: THE FLASH on Monday, April 30, 2012, 13:16:29
Is there a theme for this fancy dress lark?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Roader on Monday, April 30, 2012, 14:23:32
First of all I'll echo the sentiments of the Bradford fan earlier, congrats on becoming Champions! Looking forward to the final game of the season - hoping you lot bring a few and make it a good atmosphere.

Secondly, pubs. The Bradford Arms is a stones throw from the ground and is usually the away fans' pub of choice due to convenience. There are a few bars on Centenary Square if any of you are pulling into the Bradford Interchange train station. But I'd also recommend a few pubs for the ale drinkers - The Fighting Cock on Preston St is well known in the area as an ale drinkers mecca. Always a friendly atmosphere - will be extra vibrant due to the final day of the season. It would however require a taxi to the ground but theres a taxi rank just up the road and I'm sure City fans in there will help out. And I'll also recommend the pie and peas! A little closer to the ground is The New Beehive and the Corn Dolly which are good old fashioned ale pubs with friendly home crowds.

Thirdly, a few things to expect. With it being the final home game of the season there will be a minute's silence prior to the game in memory of those that lost their lives in the Bradford Fire disaster in 1985. The reason I mention this is because the tannoy system is a little sketchy in the Midland Road stand so you might not hear the announcement. Over recent years, the two teams have come out to You'll Never Walk Alone so feel free to get your scarves out and make it as colourful as possible as it's always a highly emotional part of the day.

On a more embarrassing note, over recent seasons there has been an issue with some of the, lets say less-educated members of the Valley Parade home crowd that have felt the need to invade the pitch and entice the away fans at the final game of the season. The club have been working to prevent this year on year, but if it does happen, don't lower yourselves to it. I'm sure you won't but its just a warning none the less.

Lastly, enjoy the day! The majority of the City fans will be very congratulatory and will want to share a drink and a laugh with you. We'll be celebrating the end of the season for much different reasons but a good day to be had either way.



Title: Re: bradford
Post by: guy66 on Monday, April 30, 2012, 14:48:02
Is there a theme for this fancy dress lark?

I'm going as Simon Ferry and coming in my pants .. :-[


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Costanza on Monday, April 30, 2012, 14:48:16
Wannabe football hooligans goading away fans fancy dress?

Take photos people!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Matchworn Shirts on Monday, April 30, 2012, 15:28:38
I'm going as Simon Ferry and coming in my pants .. :-[

sick bastard


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tj2002 on Monday, April 30, 2012, 15:34:16
Well after 15 minutes of Elvis on hold to the ticketline I've got my tickets for Saturday. Hoping a few of you make the trip to make it a bit of a party atmosphere!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Monday, April 30, 2012, 16:27:01
A 15 minute queue can only be a good sign in terms of ticket sales


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Matchworn Shirts on Monday, April 30, 2012, 16:36:46
A 15 minute queue can only be a good sign in terms of ticket sales

or lazy staff


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Monday, April 30, 2012, 16:43:05
or lazy staff

I thought about that, but am trying to convince myself there'll be loads of us there!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Matchworn Shirts on Monday, April 30, 2012, 16:49:22
I thought about that, but am trying to convince myself there'll be loads of us there!

put it this way, I waited for nearly 15 mins on the phone to talk to somebody in the shop. And unless Steve Evans is having a family trip to Swindon, I don't think they are having a rush on 3XL shirts


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Processed Beats on Monday, April 30, 2012, 16:50:36
Got my tickets over the phone on Saturday. Missed the Port Vale and Gillingham game so this is my promotion/title party!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tans on Monday, April 30, 2012, 16:55:43
Same here


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 18:07:06
Just seen on Twitter that we've now sold over 1,000. 250 left from the initial allocation. Reckon we'll shift those?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Costanza on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 18:08:31
1000+ to Bradford for what will essentially be a sing-song is pretty good.

Well done all.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 18:19:09
Thank Heavens. I thought me and the Mrs was going to be their on our own.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: THE FLASH on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 23:11:53
I'm going as princess laya......


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Batch on Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 23:18:02
I'm going as princess laya......

Do you have a long lose brother you don't know about that you can tongue, then claim later on that you always knew he was your brother?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: TheMajorSTFC on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 00:06:59
Maybe able to get to this now, due to the poor weather meaning 1st league cricket games will be off....we shall see over next day or so!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Ralphy on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, 04:17:49
I'm going as princess laya......

Well it is Star Wars day on Friday, I think I'll go as Chewbacca.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 11:20:15
Missed the game yesterday as I was in Leeds/Bradford.
If anybody wants a good curry before/after the game I recommend Sweet Centre 110 - 114 Lumb Lane, BD8 7RS.
I went there last night and had a very good authentic curry at a very reasonable price and only 5 minutes walk from the ground but be aware that you have to bring your own booze.
Have a good time all those who are going but do not have a vindaloo unless you are very brave!!
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What's the parking like? may give this a dabble after "t" game "tha knows"


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: 4D on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 11:42:00
Do you have a long lose brother you don't know about that you can tongue, then claim later on that you always knew he was your brother?

Volunteering Batch?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: 4D on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 11:43:00
Well it is Star Wars day on Friday, I think I'll go as Chewbacca.

I thought Tans said he was visiting Wookey Hole.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Costanza on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 11:47:39
I wonder if we'll see a couple of changes for Bradford? Kids on the bench I suspect.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Batch on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 12:11:26
Volunteering Batch?

Depends, are you wearing the bedsheet outfit seen in the Death Star, or are you wearing the slave outfit seen at Jabba's palace?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: 4D on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 12:23:25
Depends, are you wearing the bedsheet outfit seen in the Death Star, or are you wearing the slave outfit seen at Jabba's palace?

I think this should be directed towards FLASH (not me) :)
I would imagine it will be the slave outfit, Jutty could be going as Jabba with him?

* No offence Jutty, I am guided by FLASH's comments on this forum  ;)


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Batch on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 12:24:17
Oh, its all so confusing..


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: graym on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 13:00:00
Seems they cancelled fc united match cause of us

At this second meeting the police commander reported that all available policing resources would be employed around the Bradford City game against Swindon Town. At a meeting of the Safety Advisory Group (SAG) that morning she had advised that there were insufficient police resources available to cover any incident that may arise from the Play Off Final at BPA. When asked why this was not conveyed at the Monday meeting the meeting was informed that intelligence around the BCFC game had changed. The SAG were unwilling to allow the Play Off Final to go ahead without cover available from the police. and here is reason why


bradford city ointment are having a photo shoot for there new book so load of there older lads out for the day .


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: TheDukeOfBanbury on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 13:44:33
Seems they cancelled fc united match cause of us

At this second meeting the police commander reported that all available policing resources would be employed around the Bradford City game against Swindon Town. At a meeting of the Safety Advisory Group (SAG) that morning she had advised that there were insufficient police resources available to cover any incident that may arise from the Play Off Final at BPA. When asked why this was not conveyed at the Monday meeting the meeting was informed that intelligence around the BCFC game had changed. The SAG were unwilling to allow the Play Off Final to go ahead without cover available from the police. and here is reason why


bradford city ointment are having a photo shoot for there new book so load of there older lads out for the day .


The famous "Ointment" - Lets hope they behave themselves Saturday. Not always been a friendly bunch over the years when I visited Valley Parade.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: 4D on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 14:02:00
Must be a little rash.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Notts red on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 14:15:21
They are just creaming it, just don't rub them up the wrong way.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: graym on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 20:02:21
well with chebacka going princess leah and darth vader they will shit it


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: jayohaitchenn on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 20:04:35
well with chebacka going princess leah and darth vader they will shit it

Is this even a sentence? Can anyone who understands retard translate this for me please?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Samdy Gray on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 20:06:45
Something about Chewbacca eating Princess Leia and shitting her out onto Darth Vader.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: DRS on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 20:42:27
Knew you would understand retard.


Title: Re: Re: bradford
Post by: justboiledover on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 20:46:07
Bit of a long shot this: Couldn't get tickets for front row, does anyone have two that they want to swap so they can sit further back, I have block f row q seats 168, 169. One is an under 12 ticket (the reason for swapping in case we all stand) so would need to sort it out in ground.

Not expecting much response but no harm in asking!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: otanswell on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 21:37:26

The famous "Ointment" - Lets hope they behave themselves Saturday. Not always been a friendly bunch over the years when I visited Valley Parade.

Shit firm


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: graym on Thursday, May 3, 2012, 23:45:15
Something about Chewbacca eating Princess Leia and shitting her out onto Darth Vader.
Cheers john you off to bradford  :sherlock:


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: 4D on Friday, May 4, 2012, 08:48:43
Cheers john you off to bradford  :sherlock:

PUNK CHEW A SHUN!!!!!!!!!!


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Friday, May 4, 2012, 11:11:32
Morning Gents,

Have you sold out your allocation yet?
I'll give you all a wave from my seat next to you  :smugfu:
Have a good day out tomorrow.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: 02hodgsol on Friday, May 4, 2012, 11:15:46
 ??? :pint: :pint: :pint: wheres everyone drinkin?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Friday, May 4, 2012, 11:31:49
Morning Gents,

Have you sold out your allocation yet?
I'll give you all a wave from my seat next to you  :smugfu:
Have a good day out tomorrow.



According to PDC comments about the game, he suggests we sold 1,200 up to Thursday close of play. Good news for me as I was beginning to think it was going to be just me and the Mrs.
As for drinking. we're going to try the Bradford Arms, Manningham Lane, if we get their early enough.

 :moon: I'll wave back


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: pericarp on Friday, May 4, 2012, 11:40:46
Adver today said we sold out.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Costanza on Friday, May 4, 2012, 11:46:06
http://www.swindontownfc.co.uk/page/AwayTickets/0,,10341~2386779,00.html

120 left at the start of play today.

I know we're champions, the players deserve the support but the fans deserve credit for going up there for what is a dead rubber of a fixture.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Friday, May 4, 2012, 12:01:35
Rest assured,your not the only one who missed out yesterday!I know your pain,hope you feel better asap and have a good old knees up at Bradford   :beers:

Thanks Larwood.  Feeling chipper today and will give Town a cheer for you. Straight after the minutes silence.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Friday, May 4, 2012, 12:22:45
Limpwrist - Bradford Arms isn't a bad boozer. It's got SKY at least just a little run down.
It has a beer garden in the back although I don't think you'll be using that tomorrow!
Bring an extra coat is my advice...it's bloody freezing up here at the moment.

Anywhere else you want advice on?  :pint:


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: graym on Friday, May 4, 2012, 12:29:04
Limpwrist - Bradford Arms isn't a bad boozer. It's got SKY at least just a little run down.
It has a beer garden in the back although I don't think you'll be using that tomorrow!
Bring an extra coat is my advice...it's bloody freezing up here at the moment.

Anywhere else you want advice on?  :pint:

Anywhere good in town to watch cup final in after mate,  by interchange.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Friday, May 4, 2012, 12:34:28
Give me 2 minutes mate - Bradford Town Centre is pretty poo for having SKY Sports.
There is a new Pub that maybe open this weekend but I'm not sure.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Friday, May 4, 2012, 12:44:38
Limpwrist - Bradford Arms isn't a bad boozer. It's got SKY at least just a little run down.
It has a beer garden in the back although I don't think you'll be using that tomorrow!
Bring an extra coat is my advice...it's bloody freezing up here at the moment.

Anywhere else you want advice on?  :pint:
no thanks MR. Couple of pints before the game, then maybe a curry in the Sweet Centre, Lumb Lane then of to the hotel for the night.
Slow drive home on Sunday, then a long wait till the end of August. Damn the Olympics.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Friday, May 4, 2012, 12:53:24
Where are you stopping mate?
If you want a curry get yourself up Leeds Road - Saffron.
In my opinion it's the best curry in Bradford
www.saffrondesi.com


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Friday, May 4, 2012, 12:58:22
Where are you stopping mate?
If you want a curry get yourself up Leeds Road - Saffron.
In my opinion it's the best curry in Bradford
www.saffrondesi.com
You've talked us into it. We booked the Premier Inn, Cleckheaton back in February. Nice n quite if you don't mind the M62


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Friday, May 4, 2012, 13:17:59
Limpwrist - Bradford Arms isn't a bad boozer. It's got SKY at least just a little run down.


Bradford Arms it is then! What time are people arriving?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: graym on Friday, May 4, 2012, 13:25:19
Give me 2 minutes mate - Bradford Town Centre is pretty poo for having SKY Sports.
There is a new Pub that maybe open this weekend but I'm not sure.

 cheers mate dropping my lad at station then looking for somwhere to watch game before catching train back later


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tans on Friday, May 4, 2012, 13:41:24
Bradford Arms it is then! What time are people arriving?

You can get me a pint for gillingham ;)


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: reeves4england on Friday, May 4, 2012, 14:03:52
You can get me a pint for gillingham ;)

Fair deal.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: tans on Friday, May 4, 2012, 14:05:09
I was joking, but now youve said..


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Coca Fola on Friday, May 4, 2012, 15:29:28
Good turnout considering it's 205 miles away from Swindon. Morecambe's 212 miles away to put that into perspective.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Processed Beats on Friday, May 4, 2012, 17:56:53
Where are you stopping mate?
If you want a curry get yourself up Leeds Road - Saffron.
In my opinion it's the best curry in Bradford
www.saffrondesi.com

Going to another on Leeds Road after the game, Akbars! Went to the one in Brum which was amazing so thought I'd try it where it all began.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: TheDukeOfBanbury on Friday, May 4, 2012, 22:31:31
Looking forward to tomorrow and taking my lads and the Mrs. No pressure and a enjoyable day.

Will be a moving minutes silence and can still remember that fire like it was yesterday. Times like this football fans unite.


Title: Re: Re: Re: bradford
Post by: london_red on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 00:23:28
Bradford Arms it is then! What time are people arriving?

Few of us heading to the New Beehive, up on the 1003 from kings cross. No fancy dress though as far as i'm aware....


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: medwayred on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 07:45:18
The kids want to take flowers for the momoriel today.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Midland Road on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 08:28:58
Safe journey up everyone!
Yeah the last game of the season is always emotional for us. Bit of a tear jerker!
But we remember them all very well and always will.

Just getting ready and then were off to Spoons for Breakfast well it is the last game of the season after all.

Oh and another thing...Don't go too hard on us today yeah ;-)


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: THE FLASH on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 08:35:14
I'm off in a minute.

Looking forward to my fish n chips.


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: limpwrist on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 08:47:16
A little unnerved Sugs aint started an official one today.
We are leaving in 30 minutes hopefully.
Away games I've been to this season are,
Cheltenham,
Burton,
Crewe
and Wemberlee.
Anyone spot the common denominator?


Title: Re: bradford
Post by: Spud on Saturday, May 5, 2012, 08:50:03
I've only seen us win one away game, didn't want to jinx the masses today.