Date:Wednesday July 3 2013
AFC Bournemouth chairman Eddie Mitchell believes the pricing structure for the visit of Real Madrid to Dean Court is sensible.
The news of the pre-season exhibition match at the Goldsands Stadium had been met with unanimous euphoria, until the ticket prices of £60 for adults, £30 for under 16's and £45 concessions was announced.
Season ticket holders will also receive a £5 discount.
The reaction following the pricing for the game being announced was heavily mixed with fans on Twitter and the AFCB Vital forum debating the news.
AFC Bournemouth director Josh Mitchell posted on Twitter...
@Mitch_Josh: Fans complaining about ticket prices... Just wait until we are in the Premiership!!! #afcb #COYR
While Adam Blackmore, the sports editor for BBC Radio Solent said...
@bigadamsport: I believe it costs about £1M to get Real Madrid to a friendly - Cherries will have about 10,000 fans at say £50 quid average so the board>>
@bigadamsport: >> have made a commitment to the friendly that isn't about making money but bringing a one-off to #afcb fans & players & great for profile
Speaking to the Daily Echo about the prices Mitchell said...
"It is very difficult to see where to pitch prices but we have things to cover.
"The press that it will get is priceless but we have done our best to keep them to a minimum.
"We appreciate it is hard times for people but we have to get revenue into the club and we have tried to be sensible about it."
Don't forget to keep checking the RednBlack Shack for great online deals and help to raise money for the AFC Bournemouth Youth Team.
It's easy to join AFCB Vital
Date:Wednesday July 3 2013
FA charge for Howe following post match comments (Friday April 24 2015)
Howe: My focus is clear (Friday April 24 2015)
Elphick: It is up to us (Thursday April 23 2015)
Mostyn: It is an incredible fairy story (Thursday April 23 2015)
Mostyn: Demand is going to outweigh the supply (Thursday April 23 2015)
Fletcher: A strong bond (Wednesday April 22 2015)
Redknapp: Howe has blown me out the water (Tuesday April 21 2015)
Howe: Potentially the biggest game in our history (Tuesday April 21 2015)
Howe: We felt for Smith (Tuesday April 21 2015)
Mostyn: No final decision on Dean Court plans (Monday April 20 2015)
|6. Derby County||45||21||14||10||+32||77|
|What The Bosses Said - Latics 0 Wolves 1
» Wigan : 26/04/2015 08:39:01
» Forest : 26/04/2015 08:35:00
|Evans Wishes City Good Luck
» Norwich : 26/04/2015 07:54:01
|LUFC On This Day - April 26th The Last Champions
» Leeds Utd : 26/04/2015 07:40:01
|Match Report - Owls Suffer Loss To Leeds
» Sheff Wed : 25/04/2015 23:10:00