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#1 Wendall

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 01:00 PM


If this happens I think it will be a great move.

http://www.thesun.co...ark-switch.html

ST HELENS want to play next year's home fixture with Warrington at Goodison Park.

They will play most of 2011's home games at Widnes while a new 18,000-seater stadium is built.





#2 Exiled Wiganer

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 02:32 PM

This is a superb idea.


#3 Futtocks

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 02:37 PM

If both clubs push this as a real 'event' match and just market the hell out of it, especially to kids, this could be a very good opportunity indeed.

Any Rugby League fans in the Everton squad?

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#4 The Future is League

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 02:40 PM

QUOTE (Futtocks @ Jul 22 2010, 03:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If both clubs push this as a real 'event' match and just market the hell out of it, especially to kids, this could be a very good opportunity indeed.

Any Rugby League fans in the Everton squad?

Tim Cahill iv'e be told.

#5 Wendall

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 03:34 PM

QUOTE (Futtocks @ Jul 22 2010, 03:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If both clubs push this as a real 'event' match and just market the hell out of it, especially to kids, this could be a very good opportunity indeed.

Any Rugby League fans in the Everton squad?


They could get easily over 20,000 for this match. A lot of Wire would go over to Goodison especially if it was a big season opener.



#6 tim2

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 03:48 PM

QUOTE (Wendall @ Jul 22 2010, 04:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They could get easily over 20,000 for this match. A lot of Wire would go over to Goodison especially if it was a big season opener.


They should get more. If Saints are serious about filling an 18K stadium, and Warrington are playing as well as they are this year, and they market it to Everton fans and the wider Liverpool community, they should be targetting 30-40K

Then again, this is RL. St Helens or Warrington to Liverpool is just too far to go, isn't it.
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#7 1976PMJwires

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 03:59 PM

Great move by Saints if this correct

If the game is priced and marketed right should be 25K plus game.

also, great idea, as Wires only go to the Halton for Semi Finals wink.gif

#8 Wellsy4HullFC

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 04:13 PM

That has to be the worst article ever! Four lines! And they still managed to feck up the picture caption...

"TEMPORARY MOVE ... Saints coach Mick Potter might take charge at Goodison"

Err... no he won't. He'll be coaching Bradford that year!
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#9 TheDuke

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 05:45 PM

hopefully they should get 30k and try to set a new sl record

if everton season ticket holders (kids) get a free ticket it may encourage parents ect...

have a good band performing ect....

#10 deluded pom?

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 05:47 PM

QUOTE (The Future is League @ Jul 22 2010, 03:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Tim Cahill iv'e be told.



Didn't Tim Cahill's cousin play for Samoa at th 2008 WC? Not sure who it was though. Just checked and apparently he's the cousin of Ben Roberts AND Apollo Perrelini.

Edited by deluded pom?, 22 July 2010 - 05:50 PM.

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 05:50 PM

Good to see. I remember when we used to have stuff like this all the time.

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#12 deluded pom?

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 05:53 PM

It's not confimed though is it. It simply say Saints want to play at Goodison.

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#13 THE RED ROOSTER

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 07:27 PM

St Helens played Castleford at Anfield on 27 April 1997 winning 42-16 in front of 12,329.
The experiment was not repeated....

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#14 adelwire

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 09:59 PM

er um didnt I see Saints v Wire at Anfield, Liverpool in the 90s??? If it comes off that will be great move.

#15 Barry Badrinath

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 10:21 PM

QUOTE (THE RED ROOSTER @ Jul 22 2010, 08:27 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
St Helens played Castleford at Anfield on 27 April 1997 winning 42-16 in front of 12,329.
The experiment was not repeated....



saints played warrington at anfield in 98

#16 BringBacktheBiff

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Posted 22 July 2010 - 10:27 PM

I like the idea just hope it comes up, would be embarrasing for RL if there are loads of empty seats shown on TV. I think giving Everton season ticket holders free or discount tickets is a great suggestion. If Cahill is a big league fan could maybe try get him involved on the promo side especially when marketing to the soccer fans




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