Vital Football

Latest Birmingham City News

PR Executive Wanted By Sullivan

PR Executive Wanted By Sullivan

Or in fact anyone can apply who can help our Co Owner not shoot himself in the foot when speaking to the press.

A few days ago Sullivan spoke to the nationals (the Sun) criticising the home support for not turning up enough and for being too quiet.

I ignored it at the point, but the stories are back with a vengence today and have been covered by other outlets.

Sullivan said amongst other things:

'We have to ask ourselves, are we really a big club?

'Our tickets were cheaper than any in the division but there were still empty seats.

'And the fans who do come must be the quietest in the country.'

He also had a few words along similar lines in last matches program, criticising those who didn't turn up and having a go at those that did for not shouting enough.

Is Sullivan taking the mantle of Doug Ellis for being a fans embarrassment everytime he speaks?

Tickets may have been cheaper, but over the previous months how many fans have been priced out of attending? How many of those 'floating' fans have now got other commitments or found other things to do? Maybe working overtime, out Xmas shopping or doing one of the many other necessary things as we enter the month of December?

Yes it's good the club have reduced tickets lately, and the family ticket (2 adults, 2 kids) for £30 is a grand idea.

But to pack out St Andrews against teams like Plymouth, you have to say the boards former decisions when it comes to pricing are the reasons even ticket reductions don't add that many numbers to the attendance.

You can't piss on the fans and constantly ask for more whilst giving them back relegation and keep expecting them to keep shelling out.

Should we win promotion and should prices not drastically change like they did before then I'm sure we'll hit attendances closer to capacity again.

Until then don't whinge.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:
Date:Tuesday December 5 2006
Time: 12:53PM

Comments

0
David Sullivan is one of the more endearing directors in League football. At least he's not foreign!
sandgroanun
14/12/2006 14:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Birmingham City Articles

The Three Pointer Vs. Millwall

Luke Turner previews today's encounter at The Den

Opinion: Predicted line up Vs. Millwall

Vital Birmingham editor Tom Heslop discusses who he thinks will be in the starting XI for this week's game against Millwall

Officials - Millwall v Birmingham (21/10/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Millwall and Birmingham City this Saturday.

Player Focus: Chiekh Ndoye

Rob Wildey shines the spotlight on Chiekh Ndoye

Archived Vital Birmingham Articles

Vital Birmingham articles from

Site Journalists

Tom Heslop
Editor email
Profile
Christopher Handy
no email
Profile
Saskia Bowes
no email
Profile
Rob Wildey
no email
Profile
Luke Turner
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

How will Blues do against Millwall?
Suggested By:
Win 56%
Draw8%
Lose36%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Birmingham City Results (view all)

Birmingham City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Le Hane23
2.Ohio18
3.David Village9
4.Rob Wildey16
5.WayCoolBlue4
6.Bluesince19801
7.greatsince681
8.Kramer1
Write for Vital Football