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The PFC Viagogo Ticket Exchange

The PFC Viagogo Ticket Exchange
Buy & Sell Pompey Tickets via portsmouth.viagogo.co.uk

Pompey have today launched the 'Ticket Exchange' a way to buy and sell home match tickets that do not normally come on to the market.

All the Marketing blurb is below for you to read, but in essence this is a way of Season Ticket Holders being able to sell unwanted tickets and Non Season Tickets Holders being able to get better seats in the ground.

No more sitting in the Milton End for that one-off visit to Fratton Park.

Have a read and if you've any questions - post them at the bottom of the article and I'll do my best to answer them.

What Is The 'Ticket Exchange'?
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The PFC viagogo 'Ticket Exchange' is your place to buy & sell tickets with other supporters

Season Ticket Holders
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Can't make a match this season? - No Problem - you can sell your extra ticket on the 'Ticket Exchange'

Officially endorsed by PFC, the 'Ticket Exchange` is the fastest & easiest way to get cash for your seats

Pompey Fans
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Need tickets? Simply register for the 'Ticket Exchange' & you'll be able to buy tickets for Pompey matches

The 'Ticket Exchange' offers a 100% guarantee & gives you immediate access to the best seats at Fratton Park

Sell Tickets in 3 Easy Steps
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1. Sign In - To activate your account today go to portsmouth.viagogo.co.uk & click 'Sign in/Register'.

2. List Your Tickets - Select the games for which you have extra seats & your tickets will be posted immediately on the 'Ticket Exchange'

3. Receive Payment - After a Pompey fan has purchased your tickets, you will receive an email with further instructions.

Selling tickets on the 'Ticket Exchange' is the best way to get cash for your extra seats

Buy Tickets in 3 Easy Steps
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1. Find Your Tickets - Go to Portsmouth.viagogo.co.uk and browse the wide selection of tickets posted for sale by Season Ticket Holders

2. Purchase Tickets - When you find your desired seats click the 'Buy' link & create an account. Buying tickets on the 'Ticket Exchange' is safe, secure & 100% guaranteed

3. Receive Your Tickets - You will receive an email confirmation that includes information about how your tickets will arrive.

It really is that simple - Chelsea & Celtic run similar schemes and they are very successful - It means that all the seats get used and for once the supporters and not necessarily the club are the winners.

Well-done Pompey for this one. It's great to see you thinking about the fans.

Written by Chix - Marketing blurb by Pompey.

The views within this article are the views of the individual who wrote and submitted this piece, sometimes solely theirs. They are not necessarily shared by the Vital Pompey Site Journalists.

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Thursday December 20 2007
Time: 2:53PM

Comments

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cheers Chix, thanks for sharing this information with us. sounds like a crackin' idea to me, and another sign that pompey are looking to move into a more 'modern era'... great for us fans isnt it.
pompeyrug
20/12/2007 14:55:00
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It's a brilliant idea and an oh so simple one - It means that those parts of the ground that are empty when season ticket holders don't go can be filled ... It'll give non season ticket holders the chance to stand in the Fratton End, South Stand or wherever is normally 'out of bounds' - I know guys from Chelsea and Celtic who use a schene like this all the time and love it - It's a win-win if ever there was one.
Chix
20/12/2007 15:03:00
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And the beauty is that tickets are only ever sold at face value. No room for touts here.
UKTony
20/12/2007 15:44:00
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This sounds like an excellent idea. I bought my tickets for the Blackburn cup match (the less said about that the better!) the first morning they went on sale, and had a very restricted choice of tickets. Although the top corner of the Fratton End is quite a good view, you feel quite 'out of it' in terms of what little atmosphere there might have been for that match. But there were so many empty seats it was ridiculous. I also wondered why, because I thought for cup matches, once they went on gen sale any unclaimed season ticket holders seats went up for grabs too? Or is that not the case? In any case, next time I might try Viagogo, and see what happens.
tracyc
20/12/2007 16:31:00
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Why are we selling Viagra?
storagematt
20/12/2007 16:54:00
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Tracyc - You are spot on, for cup matches Season Ticket Holders have to claim their seat otherwise it's put on general sale so I don't know why there were seats in 'good positions' that were left empty unless the Season Ticket Holders claimed them but then didn't turn up on the night... but that's unlikely i think
Chix
20/12/2007 18:01:00
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Tracy, I phoned up on the morning of the Blackburn cup game and asked for two tickets, only to be told the game was completely sold out!!! in the morning; the papers told me just over 10000 turned up!!! what the hell is that all about?
pentonpompey
21/12/2007 00:09:00
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that is just stupid! even if season ticket holders werent using their seat by that point they would have been on general sael anyway wouldnt they - so why they said it was sold out baffles me... that was also a game i went to as i was staying in the area at the time, at least you saved yourself abit of money anyway didnt you mate as it was a terrible game - from out point of view anyway!
pompeyrug
21/12/2007 08:18:00
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Sounds like a bit of a cock-up to me. Season Ticket holders had until the week before to claim their seat so there's no way the club (or the ticket office) should have said it was sold out - Hopefully this new system will sort things out because it'll down to the supporters not the club to buy and sell tickets.
Chix
22/12/2007 07:32:00
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