10 Jan Marine promote over 30,000 digital tickets for FA Cup tie towards Tottenham
Non-League membership Marine introduced that they have sold over 30,000 virtual tickets for his or her 5-Zero defeat to Tottenham within the third spherical FA Cup match on Sunday.
The minnows had been unable to host supporters at The Marine Journey Area to observe Jose Mourinho’s facet with the match being performed behind closed doorways as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
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Because of the COVID-19 restrictions, the membership mentioned they might promote digital tickets to make up for the potential loss in income.
The stadium has a capability of three,185 however Marine have damaged their report attendance of 6,000 by promoting over 30,000 digital tickets.
Marine additionally introduced that ticket consumers will routinely enter a raffle the place the winner could have the chance to handle the membership for a preseason pleasant recreation.
Mourinho advised a information convention earlier than the tie that he plans to purchase a ticket however is uncertain whether or not he might be within the Marine dugout if he wins attributable to his duties as Spurs supervisor.
Liverpool and Everton additionally helped Marine avert a preparation disaster by permitting them to make use of their coaching grounds within the build-up to the cup tie.
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher agreed to step in and sponsor Marine after the membership misplaced their sponsorship for the conflict when an advertiser pulled out.