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Push for Promotion
Push for Promotion

"Target 6000" - Push for Promotion

By: GTFC
Date: 07/03/2006

THE Mariners are just 12 games away from potential promotion to League 1. As a final push from everybody associated with the Club and the local community, the Club have undertaken a campaign (with the support of the local press) to attempt to get 6000 home fans to each of the final 6 home games.

The campaign is starting with Barnet at Blundell Park next Saturday, 11th March 2006, kick off 3pm. We are so confident that there will now be a fantastic groundswell of support for the Club that we have reserved the 2/3 of the Osmond Stand (1200 seats) for the next couple of games to accommodate the additional support, if required.

Also, to get the right 'kick off' for the campaign, we have produced 25,000 vouchers which will be distributed to local schools & businesses, which give the bearer special concessions to get into any stand for as little as £5 each, as part of a family ticket of 4, for the Barnet match.

From costing over £40.00 for 2 Adults & 2 juniors in the seats at Blundell Park, this promotion will see that cost reduced to more than 50%!!

We will be looking to promote the final 6 homes games within the 'TARGET 6000' campaign to make the crowd the '12th' man in support of the Mariners' promotion push.

Why We Need a Campaign

We asked the 3 teams occupying the top 3 spots, if they market / promote or discount their games to bring in a decent crowd to back their team in their bid to win promotion. None of them do!!

Team Highest Average Last Home Gate Capacity
%
1 Carlisle United (1) 11182 6477 5706 16651 38.80%
2 Bristol Rovers (9) 7551 6040 11976 50.40%
3 Northampton Town (3) 7036 5778 5636 7653 75.40%
4 Wycombe Wanderers (2) 7016 5284 7016 10000 52.80%
5 Notts County (14) 6632 5045 20300 24.80%
6 Grimsby Town (4) 7206 4813 4058 10033 47.90%
7 Oxford United (18) 6364 4592 12573 36.50%
8 Peterborough United (6) 6227 4430 15314 28.90%
9 Lincoln City (7) 7077 4359 10918 39.90%
10 Leyton Orient (5) 5833 4354 12573 34.60%
11 Stockport County (22) 6056 4278 11541 37.00%
12 Wrexham (11) 5127 4277 15500 27.50%
13 Shrewsbury Town (13) 6249 3983 8000 49.70%
14 Darlington (10) 5273 3924 25000 15.60%
15 Mansfield Town (15) 6444 3431 9990 34.30%
16 Cheltenham Town (8) 6005 3369 7407 45.40%
17 Rushden & Diamonds (24) 5211 3011 6635 45.30%
18 Chester City (19) 4327 2965 6000 49.40%
19 Rochdale (16) 3618 2856 10249 27.80%
20 Torquay United (23) 3964 2549 6283 40.50%
21 Boston United (12) 4126 2516 6643 37.80%
22 Barnet (20) 3722 2490 5560 44.70%
23 Bury (21) 4118 2459 11669 21.00%
24 Macclesfield Town (17) 4553 2276 6335 35.90%

They all seem to have their '12th' man in place already...So we need ours... Come on town - back your local team in their 'PUSH FOR PROMOTION!!!'

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