Vital Football

Protect The Racecourse Ground Campaign

Protect The Racecourse Ground Campaign

Following a fantastic response from 'fans united' on the Vital Football network, Wrexham fans would be extremely grateful for your ongoing support to HELP them reach their target of 10,500 names and to Protect The Racecourse Ground in the Local Development Plan, to protect its use for football and sports, for our future generations.

Ten thousand five hundred names, equates to the current reduced capacity of the ground, while the last remaining 5,000 plus Kop terracing in British football, has been closed down for the student housing development.

The petition currently totals 7,349 and has seen support from more than 30 clubs from across the UK and abroad. From Brighton to Grampus Eight in Tokyo.

Here is the one click link to sign the petition: www.petitiononline.com/LDPWFC21.

Why should other fans care?

Well this situation is embryonic and effects the wider football community and the need to preserve our football heritage. Visiting fans are of course just as important as home fans to create a Vital atmosphere and these cherished football stadiums, deserve to be protected as a vital part of the community in both economy and spirit. Empathy and social history is not often commonly found amongst property developers. The Racecourse proudly holds the unique title of being The Oldest International Football Stadium In the World, still in use today.

Thanks for your much-valued support and to preserving the heart and soul of traditional football.

The Protect The Racecourse team.


Bookmark and Share


Join the Vital Pompey Debate



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Tuesday September 29 2009
Time: 7:38AM

Comments

0
I've already signed this. Good luck to Wrexham, I hope they get this sorted out.
Lemmi
29/09/2009 09:36:00
0
Signed it - despite being from Chester ;)
Squee
29/09/2009 09:57:00
0
Signed this way back - come on join happy crew and save the Racecourse.
eastneydave
29/09/2009 12:25:00
0
Already signed. Good luck Wrexham !
Toronto4Pompey
29/09/2009 15:16:00
0
Out of interest, where would the second oldest International Football Stadium In the World be?
footy_fans
29/09/2009 15:48:00
0
Its actually Nagoya Grampus Eight, not Grampus Eight
Buddha14
30/09/2009 06:01:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Clarke not 'too far' from a Pompey return

A first match as a permanent Pompey player could come for the former Ipswich man against Yeovil next week with Clarke 'pencilled in' to make his Blues return.

Interest in Naismith...no one else

Naismith remains transfer-listed and could go before next Wednesday's transfer deadline but Catlin has insisted Pompey aren't looking to (and do not need to) offload anyone.

On this day in history...25th August

A look back at this day in history, and what was happening with Pompey courtesy of our sister site PompeyRama, 25th August.

Forde gets Republic of Ireland call

David Forde has been called up by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile
Chix
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Colchester MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Forde22%
Talbot8%
Barton0%
Burgess6%
Stevens2%
Baker0%
Rose3%
Doyle6%
Bennett1%
Roberts22%
Main0%
Sub - Hunt0%
Sub - Chaplin29%
Sub - Linganzi1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Morecambe 4 3 0 1 9 2
2 Crawley 4 2 2 0 8 2
3 Luton 4 2 1 1 7 3
4 Leyton Orient 4 2 1 1 7 3
5 Colchester 4 2 1 1 7 1
6 Doncaster 4 2 1 1 7 1
7 Mansfield 4 2 1 1 7 0
8 Barnet 4 1 3 0 6 2
9 Crewe 4 1 3 0 6 1
10 Carlisle 4 1 3 0 6 1
11 Plymouth 4 2 0 2 6 -1
12 Blackpool 4 1 2 1 5 1
13 Hartlepool 4 1 2 1 5 0
14 Portsmouth 4 1 2 1 5 0
15 Wycombe 4 1 2 1 5 0
16 Yeovil 4 1 1 2 4 0
17 Newport 4 1 1 2 4 -1
18 Accrington 4 1 1 2 4 -2
19 Notts County 4 1 1 2 4 -2
20 Stevenage 4 1 1 2 4 -3
21 Grimsby 4 1 0 3 3 -1
22 Cheltenham 4 0 3 1 3 -1
23 Exeter 4 1 0 3 3 -3
24 Cambridge 4 0 2 2 2 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug131
2.PompeyFrippy33
3.storagematt31
4.FrattonBlue27
5.Copnor4321
6.mslorna4816
7.eastneydave15
8.uspompeyfan15
9.Dentoblue12
10.Jimsmithswig8