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Title: Northampton (a)
Post by: stfcjack on Sunday, September 12, 2021, 22:14:47
Does anyone know what the crack is with Northampton tickets? They seem to be unavailable to buy however Iíve seen nothing online to suggest weíve sold out?


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: MangoRed on Sunday, September 12, 2021, 23:01:44
initial allocation sold out, more coming this week in side stand.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, September 13, 2021, 12:40:43
We have sold out the initial allocation of 900 although Northampton can give us 400 more seats, at the moment they have not said they will send us them.

If demand is enough then surely they will be stupid not to give us more? more money in their pockets after all, otherwise Town fans will end up in the home end as has happened previously there.

Normally they do give us the extra though.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, September 13, 2021, 14:18:17
Grant, Aguiar and McKirdy all missing for Saturday.

https://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk/sport/19576894.ben-garner-confirms-three-swindon-town-players-will-miss-northampton-town-away/


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: stfcjack on Monday, September 13, 2021, 15:18:45
Club have confirmed no more tickets will be made available, shocking from Northampton really. Perhaps some of the antics at the Stevenage game had a bearing on why they havenít given us part of the side stand as they normally would. Oh well looks like the home end now.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: ChalkyWhiteIsGod on Monday, September 13, 2021, 15:24:20
Club have confirmed no more tickets will be made available, shocking from Northampton really. Perhaps some of the antics at the Stevenage game had a bearing on why they havenít given us part of the side stand as they normally would. Oh well looks like the home end now.

If that is true then they're just creating a bigger problem. Maybe Northampton and Stevenage can get together and write a book on how to add fuel to the fire managing crowds.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Quagmire on Monday, September 13, 2021, 15:24:58
Club have confirmed no more tickets will be made available, shocking from Northampton really. Perhaps some of the antics at the Stevenage game had a bearing on why they havenít given us part of the side stand as they normally would. Oh well looks like the home end now.

If I remember rightly, iím pretty sure last time we were at Northampton there was trouble with a steward who was then removed - similar to Stevenage.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: stfcjack on Monday, September 13, 2021, 15:29:08
If I remember rightly, iím pretty sure last time we were at Northampton there was trouble with a steward who was then removed - similar to Stevenage.

Yeah I believe you are correct, but as mentioned above I believe this will only create more problems.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: ronnie21 on Monday, September 13, 2021, 16:14:11
2 pm kick off? 


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Saxondale on Monday, September 13, 2021, 16:39:11
And 3pm the football starts


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Monday, September 13, 2021, 16:43:15
2 pm kick off? 
Egg chasers are playing at 3pm


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: stfcjack on Monday, September 13, 2021, 16:44:28
Out of interest has anyone on here ever been in the home ends for fixtures in the past?


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: 4D on Monday, September 13, 2021, 16:50:10
Yep, Elland Road in the Prem season  :)


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: stfcjack on Monday, September 13, 2021, 16:55:35
Yep, Elland Road in the Prem season  :)

Brave man 😂


Title: Northampton (a)
Post by: Batch on Monday, September 13, 2021, 17:03:42
Quote
Out of interest has anyone on here ever been in the home ends for fixtures in the past?
yeah. Forest. Went with a Forest mate one boxing Day.

We were so bad that the Forest fans twigged and showed me sympathy when they scored their second or third.

"shoot in a minute, we're going to ...
"
----
must be others, can't remember them


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Private Fraser on Monday, September 13, 2021, 17:04:58
Out of interest has anyone on here ever been in the home ends for fixtures in the past?

Yes. It was a common thing back in the days before crowd segregation.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: The Artist Formerly Known as Audrey on Monday, September 13, 2021, 17:16:03
My first trip to The Manor was in their end!


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: horlock07 on Monday, September 13, 2021, 17:18:48
Had the pleasure of a last minute missed penalty whilst in the home end at Blackpool, bloody DAnny Invincible...

If people can avoid acting like twats there will be no trouble.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Flashheart on Monday, September 13, 2021, 17:20:51
Had the pleasure of a last minute missed penalty whilst in the home end at Blackpool, bloody DAnny Invincible...

If people can avoid acting like twats there will be no trouble.

Herein lyeth the problem.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Mr Stevens on Monday, September 13, 2021, 17:45:44
Very stupidly, Millwall in a league cup game, one summer's day in the mid 70's. I think we won with a penalty but it was very much hands in pockets all afternoon.

We played Derby in a game to decide who got into the play-off in 1992. Was at the Derby end with a one of their supporters and we lost 3-1. Did go up for our goal and was the only one in the stand who did. No problems though, apart from the result.

Used to do it quite a lot in the 70's as the view from the Paddock was better and the home supporters were usually friendly. Watford was great fun.

Twerton in the 90's where we won. Didn't say much that day but there was a fist pump in the coat when we scored. Thinking back to the Premier League season, both Arsenal and Tottenham (both seated) and West Ham in the League Cup when Chris Guthrie scored, I think.

The last thing on my mind was trouble and there never was any. Fans are fans, for the most part. Why do I remember all this shit but cant recall what I did yesterday.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: STFC no2 fan on Monday, September 13, 2021, 19:21:19
Out of interest has anyone on here ever been in the home ends for fixtures in the past?
Newport when we lost under Wellens. Kept my head down and all ok, had thought of an alibi if I was outed! Think Town fans ended up fighting each other anyway so safer where I was :-)

Man City in Prem when we got skanked with the disallowed header, sat in family stand at Maine Road with my mum as a teenager and no one seemed to care. Local youth asking for protection money for the car as we parked up. Mum told them to do one :-)


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Bedford Red on Monday, September 13, 2021, 20:29:31
Yep, Elland Road in the Prem season  :)

Tottenham in the Premier League; and Luton in the Simod Cup semi in 88.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: ronnie21 on Monday, September 13, 2021, 20:38:25
Egg chasers are playing at 3pm
Cheers


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: stfcjack on Monday, September 13, 2021, 20:47:00
Enjoyed reading all your responses, sounds like itís a lot harder to do these days with having to give addresses etc.

Long shot but if anyone does know of 3 tickets going spare weíd be happy to take them :D


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: leftside on Monday, September 13, 2021, 21:04:26
Out of interest has anyone on here ever been in the home ends for fixtures in the past?
Arsenal (Clock End), Chelsea (Shed), Sheffield Wednesday (lower Leppings Lane) during Prem season. Couldnít help but celebrate the late equaliser at Hillsborough and inevitably incurred a few grumbles.

I was tempted to go on the Kop at Anfield but eventually decided to go in the away end.

Also Crewe when I went with a Crewe-supporting uni friend.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: 4D on Monday, September 13, 2021, 21:23:38
My Leeds supporting mate jumped all over me when Brian Deane scored his 3 goals because I stood there motionless. Think he was trying to make it look like I was celebrating the goals :D. This was on the terrace in the Gelderd End.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: AMayesIng on Monday, September 13, 2021, 21:52:27
Spurs and West Ham in Prem. Hereford (Div 4?) with a mate. Kept quiet in all cases, no issues. Could probably still do it; even with address, as dont live in or near Swindon.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: The Grim Reaper on Monday, September 13, 2021, 22:19:25
Out of interest has anyone on here ever been in the home ends for fixtures in the past?

Went to a Bristol City v Swindon game in the early 90ís in the home end simply because me and a mate were living in digs down there while at college. Town won 4-0 and had couldnít celebrate any of the goals.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Legends-Lounge on Monday, September 13, 2021, 22:23:05
Went to a Bristol City v Swindon game in the early 90ís in the home end simply because me and a mate were living in digs down there while at college. Town won 4-0 and had couldnít celebrate any of the goals.

Ha, ha. My ex FIL and I were in one of the old side stands, got a little bit ansty to say the least and he bottled it at 0-2 so we left about five mins or so before the end and we score two more on our way out that we missed. Still at least we never got smashed up which was a possibility it has to be said.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: singingiiiffy on Monday, September 13, 2021, 22:30:26
I have memories of Leeds fans in arkells getting set on by the locals when they couldn't keep quiet and got escorted out. it takes something for arkells fans to get angry!


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Red Frog on Monday, September 13, 2021, 23:07:39
Went to a Bristol City v Swindon game in the early 90ís in the home end simply because me and a mate were living in digs down there while at college. Town won 4-0 and had couldnít celebrate any of the goals.

I was exactly the same at that game. The only pleasure was nodding in agreement when they said how shit they were.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 00:59:43
At least you got to leave on time, we didn't get let out until 5.45pm  :)


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Cookie on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 08:32:31
Orient away the season before last. I find it interesting listening to the other fans grumbles.

Saw an Oxford fan get punched in the arkells when he piped up.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: swindonmaniac on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 08:53:32
I have memories of Leeds fans in arkells getting set on by the locals when they couldn't keep quiet and got escorted out. it takes something for arkells fans to get angry!
Remember it happening in the County Ground Hotel as well that day.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: horlock07 on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 10:06:56
Enjoyed reading all your responses, sounds like itís a lot harder to do these days with having to give addresses etc.


It wasn't easy c.20 years back, the ridiculous reason why we ended up in the home end at Bloomfield Road was because the STFC ticket office would not sell tickets to someone with a Lancashire address!


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Walthams on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 11:10:58
Sat in away ends on many occasions, Wolves (league cup semi), Leeds, Southampton, Sheff Wed, Reading and Millwall back in the 70s.
Thrown out at Millwall with my mate for our own protection, did take a few smacks.
Got back in with 30 minutes to go, we were losing I think Posse (not sure that is how it is spelt) got a hat-trick.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 11:29:42
Sat in away ends on many occasions, Wolves (league cup semi), Leeds, Southampton, Sheff Wed, Reading and Millwall back in the 70s.
Thrown out at Millwall with my mate for our own protection, did take a few smacks.
Got back in with 30 minutes to go, we were losing I think Posse (not sure that is how it is spelt) got a hat-trick.

We've all sat in away ends at these places too  :)


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: TheDukeOfBanbury on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 12:35:50
Oxford a few times, Wolves could have got nasty and recently Wimbledon when noticed a fair few other Swindon fans were near. QPR another.

Wouldnít have any problem now as most issues are avoidable.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Posh Red on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 12:40:42
Northampton have stopped selling tickets online for the home sections


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Batch on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 12:43:52
Quote from: Posh Red
Northampton have stopped selling tickets online for the home sections

were they print at home?

I hope those that chose to do this used their Northampton address if so


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Posh Red on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 12:47:22
were they print at home?

I hope those that chose to do this used their Northampton address if so

No idea, I saw this posted elsewhere & so went to check & it does confirm that on-line sales have been suspended.

We've already got ours, but did wonder what they would make of a Peterborough address :)


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: stfcjack on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:03:35
Any idea of how to get hold of home tickets now then? Guess youíll have to turn up to the ticket office in person?


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Red Frog on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:06:46
A couple of flares and a lobbed bin and suddenly we're Millwall. Pff. Modern football.  ::)


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Posh Red on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:10:11
Any idea of how to get hold of home tickets now then? Guess youíll have to turn up to the ticket office in person?

You can go to the ticket office, or call the phone line.
Iím assuming if you call them a Swindon address might be a bit of a no no


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:11:10
Any idea of how to get hold of home tickets now then? Guess youíll have to turn up to the ticket office in person?

Get em all posted to Posh's House  :)


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Posh Red on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:14:54
Get em all posted to Posh's House  :)

 how much should I charge for delivery to TGIF on Saturday


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: 4D on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:15:21
Fiver a ticket  ;D


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: horlock07 on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:23:17
A couple of flares and a lobbed bin and suddenly we're Millwall. Pff. Modern football.  ::)

Aye, few decent crowds and suddenly we are the proper nawty big boys....


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Bob's Orange on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:28:19
Have NTFC said why they aren't sending us the extra 400 tickets? I'm assuming because they can't be bothered sorting out segregation etc for the sake of an extra £8k income?


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Posh Red on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:34:25
Fiver a ticket  ;D

👍


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Peter Venkman on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 13:39:04
Have NTFC said why they aren't sending us the extra 400 tickets? I'm assuming because they can't be bothered sorting out segregation etc for the sake of an extra £8k income?
They said yesterday at that point they had no plans to send any more, but I am sure if they send them then almost all will be sold.

As you state the extra cost of stewarding and policing may hamper the extra revenue though.


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: Batch on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 14:18:02
Quote from: 4D
Fiver a ticket  ;D

cheaper than Ticketmaster!


Title: Re: Northampton (a)
Post by: stfcjack on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 14:52:54
You could have a little money maker going here Posh ;)