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FFC on terracing closure.

Dear Football fan

Survey on the closure of the Mayflower Terrace, Plymouth Argyle

Reports out today say that Plymouth Argyle have been told to close the Mayflower Terrace in front of the main grandstand at Home Park.

The club were given three years grace after winning promotion to the Championship in 2003-2004, but that has now elapsed.

Regulations insist that all Championship clubs must have all-seater stadia unless there are exceptional circumstances.

The club say that the closure comes despite strong representations to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport that the terracing should remain open, stating:

"Secretary of State Tessa Jowell pointed out that, even without the terracing, we would still have had sufficient seating to accommodate more than our average home gate. This, ultimately, appears to have been a persuasive influence on their decision."

George Michael and Elton John are playing concerts at Home Park this summer and tickets are available to concert goers to stand on the pitch.

We are running a short survey to find out fans reaction across the country, whether you are for, or against the closure, we would like to hear from as many people as possible.

Click here to Have Your Say

Many thanks for your support

The FFC Team


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday June 11 2007
Time: 5:07PM

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They had long enough there is no excuse really as they would of had the money from their promotion to fund it. I miss terraces, its not the same sitting down but they have done this in the interest of safety
pandapops
21/06/2007 17:15:00
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Its been sorted, Plymouth have now arranged some temporary seating i'm pleased to announce. Although this is only a temporary solution at least the terrace wont close, and the club wont lose on on the extra revenue
pandapops
21/06/2007 17:17:00
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