Declining Match Attendances

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  1. wpownall123

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    My Name is Will Pownall I am Masters student at the University of Surrey and a huge football fan. For my dissertation topic I have chosen to analyse the factors which affect match attendance in English professional football and their relation to fan loyalty. I chose this topic because the club I support - Aldershot Town FC have struggled with attendance figures over the past few seasons. I know Aldershot are not alone in this struggle and my research aims to find out why fans are not attending games.

    I am asking football fans up and down the country to take a maximum of 5 minutes of their time to fill in a short questionnaire. I will be sending the results of my research to football clubs in England so by doing this you will be helping English football clubs improve the match day experience for fans!

    Please follow the link below to complete the questionnaire.

    http://freeonlinesurveys.com/s.asp?sid=klrhx4gpio5toz5513510

    Thank you.
     
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  2. neveroffsidereff

    neveroffsidereff Well-Known Member

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  3. Matthew Bound Still Lurks

    Matthew Bound Still Lurks Well-Known Member

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    Done and good luck
     
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    PGFWhite Well-Known Member

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    If you are doing a masters degree analysing factors which affect match attendance in English professional football, why are you asking supporters of a WELSH football club?
     
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  5. Matthew Bound Still Lurks

    Matthew Bound Still Lurks Well-Known Member

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    I bet he's sorry he asked now <laugh>
     
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  6. swanseaandproud

    swanseaandproud Well-Known Member

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    They give degrees away today for any bloody thing. A degree today is not worth jack **** for 80% of subjects.
     
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  7. Matthew Bound Still Lurks

    Matthew Bound Still Lurks Well-Known Member

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    Whats yours in Dai ?
     
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  8. Bap666

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    Done and good luck mate. Ignore the miserable ****ers on the board if they didnt have something to moan about they would have **** all else to say
     
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  9. ValleyGraduate12

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    Master of bulls**t ;)

    Dai, rather than be disrespectful, why not ask the guy what his area of expertise is? <doh>
     
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  10. swanseaandproud

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    Because if it aint about Boats and Bell Bottoms or LFC it would probably go right over his head.
     
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  12. swanseaandproud

    swanseaandproud Well-Known Member

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    I have probably forgotten more about football than the majority of fans on here will learn in a lifetime...That fact is so clear...<ok>
     
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  13. ValleyGraduate12

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    If you've forgotten this knowledge, how do you know you once possessed it?
     
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  14. Cherry Jack

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    Well said. Pretty sure Dai, to take one example, didn't even ask what degree he's doing so how would he know whether its a good one or not?
     
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    Survey done. Good luck with the dissertation <ok>
     
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    ... <laugh><laugh><laugh>
     
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  17. Terror ball

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    Politics wasn't it <laugh>

     
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  18. PGFWhite

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    So what first hand knowledge/experience do you have of declining attendances at English football clubs?....and Dai's comments that 80% of degrees are not worth the paper they are written on is probably not far off the mark. Do you want to counter that argument?
     
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  19. swans-cartoonhead

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    Done mate and good luck with the degree. Don't pay any attention to the miserable gits on here; being a uni lecturer myself I know how hard students work toward their degrees and also how they have to constantly justify themselves in the face of the egregious 'degrees aint worth the paper they are written on' morons!

    I have written and assessed degree courses, both BA's and BSc's, and am sick to death of the predictable criticism from the educationally illiterate; if the youngsters do well they say that the coursework and exams are too easy so they are stupid - if they do badly then they are just stupid! Of course the criticisers sat their exams, and failed them, years ago in the good old days of 'decent' education so the assessment criteria was obviously more stringent - guess what - it wasn't, you just weren't good enough to pass!

    And apologies for Dai; he was born before 'education' existed and attended that cliched establishment that is the 'university of life' - he failed spectacularly! ;)
     
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  20. PGFWhite

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    So you have a vested interest in justifying the existence of many higher education courses. For the record I have a a B.Sc. Hons and still feel that 80% of degrees are worth Jack sh*t - so where does that fit in to your diatribe?
     
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