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#1 The Gas Man

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:31 PM

I've been trying to have a look at the 3rd Division grounds and their capacities, just picked it off if Wiki so probably some indescrepancies but it's worth a wee look.


Team Stadium Capacity
Annan Athletic Galabank 3,500
Berwick Rangers Shielfield Park 4,131
Clyde Broadwood Stadium 8,029
East Stirlingshire Ochilview Park [a]5,267
Elgin City Borough Briggs 3,927
Montrose Links Park 3,292
Peterhead Balmoor 4,000
Queen's Park Hampden Park 52,500
Rangers Ibrox 51,082
Stirling Albion Forthbank Stadium 3,808

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:32 PM

I really hope the bears pack Hampden this season.

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:34 PM

cant wait to go threw t elgin

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:35 PM

I was looking at these earlier, just wait til we get Dumbarton away!!

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:36 PM

if queens park get all the money from there games at hampden, they will be very well off by the end of the season.

rough guestimate-

20000 x 12 = 240k x 2 = 1/2mil probs run their club for the next 10 yrs

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:40 PM

Every team we play on the way up will come out better for us being there

The SPL clubs.........well..........bye bye

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:42 PM

I really hope the bears pack Hampden this season.


The money they'll make my selling 48,000 away tickets or something like that, ridiculous :lol:

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:46 PM

I really hope the bears pack Hampden this season.

Does that not give the SFA more money?

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:55 PM

The money they'll make my selling 48,000 away tickets or something like that, ridiculous :lol:

Twice , nice little earner for them

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:57 PM

So if a stadiums capacity is say 4,000 and they expect around 400 home fans would they allow us to fill up the rest of the stadium and have a majority of away fans?

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 03:59 PM

So if a stadiums capacity is say 4,000 and they expect around 400 home fans would they allow us to fill up the rest of the stadium and have a majority of away fans?

Its more money for them so yes

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:01 PM

Its more money for them so yes

Really, we could have 3600 away fans v 400 home fans in a 4,000 seater, that'd be great :lol:

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:03 PM

Does that not give the SFA more money?


Its Queens Parks stadium and they rent it out.

The SFA formed a company to give them a loan to regenerate the stadium and Queens Park pay the loan back. Money essentially goes to Queens Park, but it would go to repaying the loan to the SFA.

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:04 PM

Does that not give the SFA more money?


Is it not actually Queens Park who own the ground?

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:10 PM

So if a stadiums capacity is say 4,000 and they expect around 400 home fans would they allow us to fill up the rest of the stadium and have a majority of away fans?

Yes. I said a few weeks ago that most games for the next 3 years at least is going to be like a home game for our team.

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:10 PM

Is it not actually Queens Park who own the ground?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/659595.stm

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:13 PM

Is it not actually Queens Park who own the ground?

I seriously doubt it. On a side note, Queens Park used to be the biggest team in Scotland and am quite sure when they first started, they went a number of years without losing a game, winning everything. Anyone know what happened to them? And dont just say, it was because we came along, I genuinelly want to know what happened to a massive Glasgow club, that Partic Thistle are now bigger than.

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:16 PM

Fuck sake man

When are the SPL calling in Duff n Flipper, I want t chuckle

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:16 PM

I seriously doubt it. On a side note, Queens Park used to be the biggest team in Scotland and am quite sure when they first started, they went a number of years without losing a game, winning everything. Anyone know what happened to them? And dont just say, it was because we came along, I genuinelly want to know what happened to a massive Glasgow club, that Partic Thistle are now bigger than.


Their refusal to go professional I'd imagine?

They have won the most Scottish Cups outwitdth us or the mhanky mhob amazingly.

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Posted 17 July 2012 - 04:16 PM

So if a stadiums capacity is say 4,000 and they expect around 400 home fans would they allow us to fill up the rest of the stadium and have a majority of away fans?

Lets be honest when Rangers come to town the home supporters will come out of the woodwork and fill their grounds.....for the day!





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