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Arsenal Away Leg Sells Out
Arsenal Away Leg Sells Out
Friday, 14th Jan 2011 12:22

Town have sold their entire allocation of 9,000 tickets for the second leg of the Carling Cup semi-final at Arsenal on Tuesday 25th January. The final 1,100 seats at the Emirates went on sale this morning and were quickly snapped up with queues outside the ground and the Portman Road phonelines jammed.

Ticket office manager John Ford told the club site: "The game is a complete sell-out now, with Arsenal selling up at their end and the last 1,000 or so tickets going to our fans in the first hour this morning.

"We actually received 27,701 calls on our hotline number in the first hour, so that shows the demand.

"Our allocation is 8,944 tickets for the game. They have all gone and there are supporters going on corporate packages with the club as well, so there will be over 9,000 Town fans at the Emirates."

The match will be Town’s first ever visit to the Emirates.


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HuntingdonBlue added 12:26 - Jan 14
Lets not forget those of us that happened to get tickets in the Arsenal end.... Well over 10,000 Town fans I reckon
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BlueMoolay added 12:29 - Jan 14
Lets make the noise of 30,000. We need a song about Fabregas....any ideas..??
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BlueVelvet added 12:31 - Jan 14
I was there at 7.15 Q'ing to get more tickets, and got into the shop by 9.45 and were one of last to buy
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Toepunt added 12:36 - Jan 14
@BlueMoolay,

How about starting off with Swing Low
followed by 'Over the bar from 6 yards out, Doo Da, Do Da....'
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Cr0wman added 12:40 - Jan 14
Bluemoolay

"1-0 to the Rugby Team"
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ITFCson added 12:40 - Jan 14
Any1 who may have spare/extra tickets for whatever reason...Please PM me or email me...Postmatt48@hotmail.com.

Naturally Im willing to pay inflated prices.
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BlueMoolay added 12:41 - Jan 14
Nice one Toepunt....keep em coming.
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Somersetractor added 12:45 - Jan 14
Yup, I'm in Arse end bought em last week as I knew it would be a nightmare getting town tickets. I'll still be singing, they can kiss my Ars..........COYB
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itfc1981 added 12:55 - Jan 14
how about "your never start for Spain" for a chant?

Mind you we better to stick to the Rugby theme we dont want to piss him off to much do we!
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Big_Foot_Blue added 12:59 - Jan 14
Bloody hell lads, 27,701 phone calls as well as the cue outside! Thats is a serious effort. I know most people will say fickle fans coming back now we won and they wont be there at the next home game but who cares, we need as manay people as possible at the emirates to make as much noise as possible.

On another note how good would it be if that arsenal result could inspire a few youngsters to start supporting us, you need a marquee game to gain new fans and that might just have been it!
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truckertractorboy added 13:18 - Jan 14
Its good to c season tickets got nearly 8000 I got 3 plus 2 more on general sale it only took 2 30 min phone calls this is where u tell me its a premium phone call £1-50 a min lol coyb
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DalianAtkinson added 13:23 - Jan 14
NICE ONE something like this...to the tune of swing low?
Shoot low, cesc fabregas,
another going over the bar
Shoot low or you'll miss again and arsenal will win f all.
IPSWICH IPSWICH IPSWICH
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DalianAtkinson added 13:27 - Jan 14
Cr0wman's got it - 1-0 to rugby team!
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BlueMoolay added 13:31 - Jan 14
Yep thats the one...... 1 Nil to the rugby team, 1 Nil to the rugby team.
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Karlosfandangal added 14:00 - Jan 14
Like the song
I just hope Fabergas don't come back to haunt us by scoring the winner or getting a hat trick.

Would make my year if we could dump them out of the club, o the excusies they would make
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nthstd added 14:04 - Jan 14
Let make a hell of a lot of noise for the tractorboys- no one should come out of that ground without being hoarse, even wee Phil
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BlooooCD added 14:05 - Jan 14
Sing yer hearts out for the lads!
Fabregas, Fabreags he takes it in the *ss!!! ha ha! No offence intended to anyone I promise!
COYB's! Blooooooo Army!
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dogburtino added 14:07 - Jan 14
Your not as good as chelsea
Your not as good as chelsea
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Keaneish added 14:14 - Jan 14
Been to the last 3 league cup games and now can't get a ticket unless i sit in with the Arsenal! Is there a congregation of Town fans me and some mates can join in the Arsenal end does anyone know?

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foster added 14:27 - Jan 14
got my ticket were gunna have a party get a away goal and they need three come on the boys we can do it and defo 1-0 to the rugby team we need a song for paul jewell eny ideas coyb!
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stiffshorts added 15:14 - Jan 14
where were you when we were sh*T?????????
It was great to have a full house on Weds but honestly, glory hunters or what??
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greenkingtone added 15:16 - Jan 14
dogburtino, that's the best, easy to sing and simple!
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NW10_Tractor added 15:17 - Jan 14
He's Five Foot Four
He's Five Foot Four
Against The Ipswich, Arshavin Wont Score!

Plenty of Noise from Paul Jewells Rugby Boyz!
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stiffshorts added 15:25 - Jan 14
and by the way, I was at Hitghbury when scowie got the winner last time............

and I've been at portman rd to watch stockport in the late 90's and we had less than 9000 in.
Had a season ticket for decades.
Oh yes. Rarely missed a home game through thick, thin, good, bad and recently, ugly.

I'm qualified to have a dig!!
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geoffers23 added 15:36 - Jan 14
i dont know if arsenal have sold out yet, im in the arsenal end just gota decide in im going to wear the blue and white or not!? definatly got to get a chant going about fabregas, ive lost all respect for him..idiot
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