How Can We Improve The Southstand

L.S.U.Yiddo

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Do we even need pre-match music? Are professional athletes pumped up by a 20-year-old piece of music from a crap Star Wars film?
 
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sxboy

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I know what would help, make people that buy tickets there actually go to the games rather than give / sell their tickets to anyone who will take them, who support any team in the world. If the people that currently own the tickets dont intend to go to the games take them away and give them to SPURS fans who would.

Very hard trying to get an atmosphere going when you've got half a dozen Liverpool supporters sitting round you.... for example.
 

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I know what would help, make people that buy tickets there actually go to the games rather than give / sell their tickets to anyone who will take them, who support any team in the world. If the people that currently own the tickets dont intend to go to the games take them away and give them to SPURS fans who would.

Very hard trying to get an atmosphere going when you've got half a dozen Liverpool supporters sitting round you.... for example.
Although I agree with your point I'd add that most of the season ticket holders around me are completely silent, and that often it's the fans that don't have season tickets who join me in the singing
 

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They’d probably choose Drake or some shite.
That's why you don't let Dele or Dier have a vote. The only players allowed a say would be Lloris, Vorm, Toby and Jan. No one over the age of 30 is choosing Drake.
 

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Younger people and cheaper seats will help but will not happen
It's funny how much the Premier League bangs on about improving diversity, but the actual crowds that go to football games are all very similar.

If you were to look at Tottenham as an area and then look at the crowd, you'd realise that there was a stark difference.
 

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It's funny how much the Premier League bangs on about improving diversity, but the actual crowds that go to football games are all very similar.

If you were to look at Tottenham as an area and then look at the crowd, you'd realise that there was a stark difference.
I live here and I dont know a soul that goes to a spurs game
 

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Ban the two idiots that sit behind me in the south stand and do nothing but moan all game from the first minute. They are absolute bellends.
 

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I live here and I dont know a soul that goes to a spurs game
I assume because they're simply priced out..? Or do they not go because they don't associate the club with the area any more?
 

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I assume because they're simply priced out..? Or do they not go because they don't associate the club with the area any more?
Some are priced out yep but others see a massive space ship in the local area and feel disconnected from it all.
 

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Introduce safe standing... Man Utd have announced that they’re going to introduce it for 1,500 fans.
 

spursfan77

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Introduce safe standing... Man Utd have announced that they’re going to introduce it for 1,500 fans.
We all stand in the middle of the south lower. I advent sat down for a single game in the new place. It doesn't make much difference i'm afraid.
 

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We all stand in the middle of the south lower. I advent sat down for a single game in the new place. It doesn't make much difference i'm afraid.
I’ve watched a couple of games from the South Stand with two completely different atmospheres (stood throughout both as far as I can remember).

The first was the UCL quarter final against City and the atmosphere was electric, best atmosphere we’ve had at the new ground by a mile. But I was high up in the south stand and remember looking down and thinking to myself that all I can see is a sea of bald or grey haired men...

The second game was the semi final against Ajax... I was now much lower down behind the goal... all I heard was moaning all game.

But my point about safe standing is that the areas that it is introduced will be cheaper and would hopefully attract a younger 1882 type fan, or at least that is how it should be marketed by the club, which would hopefully improve the atmosphere. And give them the drum!
 

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I absolutely loathe that song!

It harks back to the bad old days of the 70s and 80s when violence marred football.

The language is foul.

It's not connected with the game.

It's not encouragement or recognition for individual players or the team as a whole.
Yes, it's a lovely song for neanderthals who have no regard for anyone who may be offended by the content. Parents with their children, for instance.
 

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I’ve watched a couple of games from the South Stand with two completely different atmospheres (stood throughout both as far as I can remember).

The first was the UCL quarter final against City and the atmosphere was electric, best atmosphere we’ve had at the new ground by a mile. But I was high up in the south stand and remember looking down and thinking to myself that all I can see is a sea of bald or grey haired men...

The second game was the semi final against Ajax... I was now much lower down behind the goal... all I heard was moaning all game.

But my point about safe standing is that the areas that it is introduced will be cheaper and would hopefully attract a younger 1882 type fan, or at least that is how it should be marketed by the club, which would hopefully improve the atmosphere. And give them the drum!
I dunno if just making it cheaper is the answer. Part of the problem with the south stand at present is that loads of people bought tickets there just because it was cheaper even though they have no intention of standing or singing etc
 

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Atmosphere will improve once/if we get relegated.

Family’s should have to be in one stand, segregated from the rest of us. This should be enforced by the stewards.

Standing allowed in all 4 lower levels.

Reduced season ticket prices for anyone 16-25.

A maximum of 1000 women allowed in the ground. Men with super skinny jeans will be exchanged for some hot tings.

Bands banished from the ground.
 

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I’ve watched a couple of games from the South Stand with two completely different atmospheres (stood throughout both as far as I can remember).

The first was the UCL quarter final against City and the atmosphere was electric, best atmosphere we’ve had at the new ground by a mile. But I was high up in the south stand and remember looking down and thinking to myself that all I can see is a sea of bald or grey haired men...

The second game was the semi final against Ajax... I was now much lower down behind the goal... all I heard was moaning all game.

But my point about safe standing is that the areas that it is introduced will be cheaper and would hopefully attract a younger 1882 type fan, or at least that is how it should be marketed by the club, which would hopefully improve the atmosphere. And give them the drum!
Maybe you were stood next to me and had to listen to the dicks who sit behind me every game!
 
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