Registered On: December 28, 2013
Revenue streams at a football stadium are many and varied. I stopped using the car park several years ago after the final game against York – stuck for nearly 2 hours. I stopped using the catering after queueing before half time to be told they’d run out of burgers. I stopped treating myself and my son to executive tickets after they withdrew the free car parking option. I stopped using the Iron Bar after they ran out of all draught beers apart from Strongbow and were charging £4 for a Guinness served in a plastic glass. To say our current chairman has experience in hospitality does beg the question as to the definition of that word. Well it means -‘the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.’ There you go. Not sure what it will take or me to stop paying to watch the team – after nearly 58 years perhaps I’ll give it a bit longer. Just think with a little bit of attention those streams could be a lot more lucrative than at present. I work in hospitality and I have to say that the current set up at the ground seems to generate complaints rather than revenue.