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    Congratulations to Sligo. If all it goes to plan like the pictures, with the backdrop that another poster referred to, it'll look more like Molde's ground. Good luck to them. Notwuthstanding the fact that stadium renovations in Ireland happen at the pace of a geological timescale, Sligo above all other clubs deserve all the best with this. They have done an amazing job down there as it is, considering what the place looked like around 20 years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by culloty82 View Post
    Yes - the initial capacity between seating and terrace will be 1,150, but very much with room for expansion later if there's sufficient local demand to do so.
    If Kerry do get a run together plus a sizeable travelling away support from Limerick and Waterford, that could be on the cards. I was looking at Mounthawk and there is room to expand right next to the main stand with temporary seating. You also have to factor in an attractive Cup tie against Cork or say Rovers.

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    1,150 should be a reasonable objective for their first season in the league. First game will easily get that, you'd expect. Hopefully they get a decent response for season tickets too.

    Looking forward to getting down to Tralee. It's a nice town for a few pints.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nigel-harps1954 View Post
    1,150 should be a reasonable objective for their first season in the league.
    Not trying to knock Kerry in the slightest but feel the ground could be an issue, if not a mess this season.

    It's a narrow road to the ground, there's one entrance gate (at present) that passes the dressing rooms and it's a bit of a walk from those dressing rooms to the pitch. The stand holds ~200 (?), only about ¾ of the ground is accessible and I don't know how segregation will work either.

    To be fair, the place wasn't designed as an LOI ground but still.

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    First Division stadia by seating capacity:
    Bishopsgate 4,977
    Eamonn Deacy Park 3,300
    Carlisle Grounds 3,200
    Waterford RSC 3,035
    Athlone Town Stadium 2,024
    Markets Field 1,710
    St Colman's Park 1,350
    Ferrycarrig Park 609 (temporary)
    Mounthawk Park 500
    Finn Park 351

    If Kerry FC gain a dependable support base, a full length stand and a stand behind one of the goals would be the standout ground improvements.
    Kerry GAA are seeking €72m for work on Fitzgerald's Stadium.
    A Championship: 4 years - 8 first teams - 0 financially ruined. First Division '14: 7 first teams.
    Opportunity seems lost somewhere in between for new clubs/regions to become part of LoI family.

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    Wouln't it be great to see those grounds full on a regular basis.

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    Wasn't sure of the appropriate thread for this, but Sligo have banned a number of "fans" who recently caused aggro during the St Pats game:

    https://www.sligorovers.com/update-supporter-behaviour/

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    Quote Originally Posted by culloty82 View Post
    Wasn't sure of the appropriate thread for this, but Sligo have banned a number of "fans" who recently caused aggro during the St Pats game:

    https://www.sligorovers.com/update-supporter-behaviour/
    Good to see

    The league table on their website could do with an update....looks like the Admin threw his hat at it when the FAI gave Dundalk those 3 points

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    Big Phil et al talking temporary stand behind one of the goals. As demand for season tickets expected to outstrip supply when then they go on general sale.

    https://www.derryjournal.com/sport/f...r-2023-3936824

    At this point, even if the Mark Farren Stand was finished the Brandy still wouldn't meet the club's ambitions. Nothing will be resolved, or much movement, anytime soon, but expect this to get messy

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    Was at Finn Harps AGM on sunday night they gave a update on the new stadium project

    Up to late may/early June 2022 all was progressing smoothly then out of the blue government just stopped taking the clubs calls or responding to letters/emails, until September when they came back in contact with a big list of new demands for the club to progress the project. The club currently working their way though those demand and a cautiously optimistic to have actual physical work at the site by March/April 2023
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    Quote Originally Posted by Neish View Post
    Was at Finn Harps AGM on sunday night they gave a update on the new stadium project

    Up to late may/early June 2022 all was progressing smoothly then out of the blue government just stopped taking the clubs calls or responding to letters/emails, until September when they came back in contact with a big list of new demands for the club to progress the project. The club currently working their way though those demand and a cautiously optimistic to have actual physical work at the site by March/April 2023
    Think you're confusing a few stories there.

    March 1st diggers on site at new stadium.

    The other part is to do with Finn Park.

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    https://www.derryjournal.com/sport/f...dywell-3941303

    Article about the capacity at the Brandywell.

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