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#1 Grey Beard

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 09:23 AM

I understand it was 2950. Looked to be quite a few more than that to me. Can we have a recount tongue.gif ?
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#2 jonny

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 10:25 AM

Maybe they only counted the paying customers and ignored all the wigan free ticketeers. !!??

#3 Grey Beard

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Posted 18 April 2010 - 12:35 PM

The John Street Stand has a capacity of just under 7000. It certainly looked more than half full to me so I guess you may be correct about not including Wigan's freeloaders.
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#4 Griff

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Posted 19 April 2010 - 08:22 PM

They didn't look very tightly packed to me. There were big sections at either end completely empty.

What tends to happen is that people will leave a seat or two between their party and people they don't know. So you get a false impression of how many were there. If the stand holds 7000, probably take off 1000 at either end for the empty bits, 2950 won't be far out.
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#5 wings beneath my feet

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Posted 20 April 2010 - 09:04 AM

It's at least 1500 more than we would have got at don valley