Avoid season tickets at all costs
I’m at the airport flying overnight to Gatwick for a week in London mixing work, family and friends. I had planned to be at The Valley next Saturday but Sky Sports scuppered my plans, so I will almost certainly make the trip on Tuesday instead for what is the ultimate six-pointer.
MK Dons have on a far regular basis than us this season collected vital wins that sees them 7 points better off than us. But when Ms Meire talks about budget I would expect Karl Robinson’s side to be below us in the wage and spending stakes but on a different planet when it comes to forward planning, strategy and stability.
I will drive up from my parents on the south coast for what is a hugely vital game the result of which will leave us either buried or still digging.
I saw Middlesbrough fans carried a flag on Saturday bemoaning Sky Sports for moving Saturday’s game to Sunday just 17 days before it was due to be played. I feel for them as I imagine they would’ve pretty much filled the Jimmy Seed on the original day. Although my journey is a mere 3,200 miles longer. Just saying!
I always had to fly to back on Sunday as I need to be at work on Monday and now I have that weird ordeal of being on the plane whilst the game plays out. I will have to get myself a good book. Nonetheless as I was saying to my son it leaves us with the unusual situation of having a Saturday together and being able to do what the hell we like, with no magnetic force pulling us in the direction of SE7 or wherever the Addicks may be.
I see that the club has announced season ticket prices for next season, and I also note that Roland is still not planning for relegation, with no proposals if we end up in League One.
I implore all of you, however hard it might be, to either not part with your money or leave the decision to renew as late as possible. Terrible season ticket sales will send a huge message straight to the bottom line of how much we distrust and deplore the owner and the CEO and there crackpot failed plan and leadership of our great club.
Building a better tomorrow together. You have to laugh.