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I ask as usual but am sure of the answer are we having any match day coverage this season or is relying on the other clubs as usual?
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Think you have answered your own question.
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The Twitter coverage is absolutely shocking.
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port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:16 am The Twitter coverage is absolutely shocking.
By design. Ian mentions he'd rather people come to the games, which harks back to Charlie hating us from having live scores on the website because Ron Ellis would use it for the champion reports instead of turning up.
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port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:16 am The Twitter coverage is absolutely shocking.
Needs investment, or at least a sponsor to allow a professional to get coverage even on par with the majority in the NLN. I must add the occasional match day coverage is okay, I understand it depends on what volunteers are available.

i.e. Chorley, Spennymoor & Chester have media sponsors which allows for their excellent coverage and marketing of their clubs, not just match days but throughout the week to advertise facility hire to hospitality and everything in between, which will again be beneficial to the Football Club.
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Sam wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:44 am
port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:16 am The Twitter coverage is absolutely shocking.
By design. Ian mentions he'd rather people come to the games, which harks back to Charlie hating us from having live scores on the website because Ron Ellis would use it for the champion reports instead of turning up.
Arguably better marketing will get more people to games.
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Sam wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:44 am
port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:16 am The Twitter coverage is absolutely shocking.
By design. Ian mentions he'd rather people come to the games, which harks back to Charlie hating us from having live scores on the website because Ron Ellis would use it for the champion reports instead of turning up.
Haha is that true?!
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Roday1878 wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:56 am
port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:16 am The Twitter coverage is absolutely shocking.
Needs investment, or at least a sponsor to allow a professional to get coverage even on par with the majority in the NLN. I must add the occasional match day coverage is okay, I understand it depends on what volunteers are available.

i.e. Chorley, Spennymoor & Chester have media sponsors which allows for their excellent coverage and marketing of their clubs, not just match days but throughout the week to advertise facility hire to hospitality and everything in between, which will again be beneficial to the Football Club.
Leamington,Blyth,Banbury all have it hardly that expensive if they can afford it? Typical Southport FC
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What ever happened to Ron Ellis?

Here’s hoping he’s well; wherever he is.
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Audio coverage would always be a difficult thing to do due to connection, equipment, etc... So fair play to any club that can get it up and running (believe Southport did trial it a few times though) - more than happy to volunteer to do some audio coverage but suspect that wouldn't be such a good idea considering how biased it would be :D
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Ste_B wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 11:14 am What ever happened to Ron Ellis?

Here’s hoping he’s well; wherever he is.
He's apparently still working in journalism in his latest photo he's starting to look like Fred Dineage!
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Everything at this surrounding the social media and match coverage is done by volunteers. It will never be good as a full-time club like York which has a whole media team on their books that all get paid a good wage.

So my question is if you think the coverage is that "shocking" and you want a radio live stream, why not come forward and offer to lend a hand? Personally, I agree with the initiative of 0 radio coverage, I do believe fewer people will go to the games. For away games it can be quite difficult to set up a radio stream, you can have no signal and without a internet connection. Also for the best radio streams, you have to spend a fair bit of money on microphones and a decent mixer. The money can used better imo.
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Sam wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:44 am
port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:16 am The Twitter coverage is absolutely shocking.
By design. Ian mentions he'd rather people come to the games, which harks back to Charlie hating us from having live scores on the website because Ron Ellis would use it for the champion reports instead of turning up.
Well I was looking at it purely from an exile point of view. I live in Spain, lots of supporters are living out of town. Do the powers that be seriously think that supporters would rather watch Twitter or live updates, rather than attend a game!
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port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 3:13 pm

Well I was looking at it purely from an exile point of view. I live in Spain, lots of supporters are living out of town. Do the powers that be seriously think that supporters would rather watch Twitter or live updates, rather than attend a game!
But I don't think you could really do it where the coverage is only streamed outside of the UK. I think you might get a few listeners but you'll struggle to get over 50. Will it be truly worthwhile?
And I guarantee if you do a livestream for people outside of the UK only you will get lots of exiled UK Port fans moaning also
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I think it would be interesting if any potential full match commentary came only with a membership or season ticket package, or for a match fee, and it exiles (like myself) would stump up for it?

I appreciate other clubs either have their own commentary (possibly supported by sponsorship), or run by local BBC Radio (of which ours barely acknowledge our existence), and both are free to air, so charging for commentary almost seems wrong. Maybe it could be done for games where no other commentary is likely?
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Big Mac 1985 wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 10:09 am
Sam wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:44 am
port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:16 am The Twitter coverage is absolutely shocking.
By design. Ian mentions he'd rather people come to the games, which harks back to Charlie hating us from having live scores on the website because Ron Ellis would use it for the champion reports instead of turning up.
Haha is that true?!
Having done the "Matchday Live" for about 4 years, that wasn't my experience with Charlie at all.
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port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 3:13 pm
Sam wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:44 am
port4ever wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 9:16 am The Twitter coverage is absolutely shocking.
By design. Ian mentions he'd rather people come to the games, which harks back to Charlie hating us from having live scores on the website because Ron Ellis would use it for the champion reports instead of turning up.
Do the powers that be seriously think that supporters would rather watch Twitter or live updates, rather than attend a game!
If we were at home on a rainy Tuesday night v Blyth (other clubs are available), then I could well believe free radio coverage would knock a fair few off the attendance. A subscription service may be another (Brian) kettle of fish altogether.
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Why does the BBC not cover our home games when BC local radio covers other clubs at our leve?
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There is a very simple answer to the problems us exiles in the south & south west suffer and it isn't greater media coverage, it's promotion back into the National league (or above). Is it too much to ask ?.
One thing that would be nice, is videao clips being put on youtube rather than twitter.... Would love to see The saves & our goal against Tranmere.
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PortDan1121 wrote: Tue Jul 19, 2022 3:12 pm Everything at this surrounding the social media and match coverage is done by volunteers. It will never be good as a full-time club like York which has a whole media team on their books that all get paid a good wage.

So my question is if you think the coverage is that "shocking" and you want a radio live stream, why not come forward and offer to lend a hand? Personally, I agree with the initiative of 0 radio coverage, I do believe fewer people will go to the games. For away games it can be quite difficult to set up a radio stream, you can have no signal and without a internet connection. Also for the best radio streams, you have to spend a fair bit of money on microphones and a decent mixer. The money can used better imo.
Oh yes and bugger anyone who doesn't live locally or has to work? If Leamington, Blyth and Banbury can do it it says alot about how the club views its supporters.
It's always too much trouble ,Always an excuse not to do it.
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