UK time is: 06:30:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Free for All?

Leicester had one of their highest attendances of the season against Colchester on Saturday. Over 22,000 fans turned up hoping to see a good game of football and hopefully a Leicester win.

The reason for the large attendance was partly down to fact that the club seemed to be giving tickets away to anybody who was silly enough to want to go to the game.

People who had never even been to a football match turned up at the Walkers, giving Leicester the perfect opportunity to gain some new fans. However, what the ‘new’ fans saw was an average performance from a Leicester team, who couldn’t create a meaningful threat on goal.

The amount of people that had free tickets was shown by the fact that with as much as 10 minutes to go, people were getting up and leaving. Although, most Leicester fans would say that they don’t want new fans that leave ten minutes before the end, with the game still tied. It just goes to show how bad the performance was, that even somebody who hasn’t paid for their ticket couldn’t stand to watch the last ten minutes of the game.

Although it was a good idea by the club to try and attract new fans and create a larger attendance for the game. It resulted in scaring off any potential fans, due to a very poor game and a lack of atmosphere. It also upset those season ticket holders who have had to pay for their tickets, only to see the club give out tickets to anybody




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.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 25 2006

Time: 1:33PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Leicester City Articles

Hamer & Ulloa Talk Stoke (Monday September 15 2014)

Pearson Credits Willingness & Desire (Monday September 15 2014)

Stats: Stoke v Leicester (Saturday September 13 2014)

Pearson - Stoke Are An Example (Thursday September 11 2014)

Real test yet to come for Leicester City (Thursday September 4 2014)

Vardy Was A Welcome Return (Thursday September 4 2014)

Pearson Names Our 25 Foxes (Thursday September 4 2014)

Schlupp - We Have Confidence & Belief (Wednesday September 3 2014)

Cambiasso Makes Debut In Friendly (Wednesday September 3 2014)

Powell Also Completes Loan Move (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Archived Leicester City Articles

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

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
10. Hull City 4 1 2 1 0 5
11. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
12. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5
13. West Ham 4 1 1 2 -1 4
14. Stoke 4 1 1 2 -1 4
15. Sunderland 4 0 3 1 -1 3

Breaking League News

Arsenal Blitzed!
Arsenal : 16/09/2014 23:28:00
Arsenal : 16/09/2014 21:56:00
Liverpool: LFC vs. Ludogorets Razgrad Team News
Liverpool : 16/09/2014 19:02:00
Robinson Loaned To Preston
Aston Villa : 16/09/2014 18:28:00
Who Will be Between the Sticks v Schalke?
Chelsea : 16/09/2014 17:51:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Hamer 1%
De Laet 0%
Morgan 0%
Moore 0%
Konchesky 0%
Schlupp 0%
King 0%
Mahrez 0%
Hammond 0%
Nugent 0%
Ulloa 66%
Sub - Cambiasso 33%
Sub - Drinkwater 0%
Sub - Vardy 0%