Rotherham United - RUFC - What brings the most revenue to your club?
UK time is: 18:38:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

RUFC - What brings the most revenue to your club?

What do you think brings in the most revenue to your club?

Season tickets must bring in the bulk of money the club expects from its fans but once the start of the season begins until they start to do the half season tickets around Christmas that`s it for them.

I think the bulk of the money has to come, throughout the season, from clothing - shirts, shorts, socks, tracksuits, training tops, scarves, hats, gloves etc. Though, I have to admit, I don`t buy a new shirt every time we have one and I have never purchased, for myself, an away shirt. But I know a lot of people who do. This has what annoyed me somewhat with the Millers over the last ten years or so. We always seem to 'run out of stock` or 'be waiting for stock to come in.` I know, in the past, there have been complaints that the club never has the larger shirts and I know someone who said they were going to 'sue them for discrimination`! Our new shirt, sponsored by 'Carlotti`, was unveiled yesterday with the promise that they will be in stock by the second week in August. I haven`t seen the away shirt but understand it`s the same as the home one but in yellow. I hope these shirts are in stock soon.

And who buys a programme every week? I used to but they started to take over every cupboard in the house so had to stop! I usually only buy one at the start of the season or 'special` ones these days and rarely buy an away programme unless it`s a ground I haven`t visited before.

I never bought food at Millmoor either, though don`t know at Don Valley if the revenue from the food outlets will go to Rotherham United or Don Valley? I have bought food at away grounds but that`s usually because I`m too lazy to make a packed lunch! (nicest I had was a hot dog at Darlington - yum! Why do football grounds never have an healthy eating option!!! - not that I`m saying I`d have it!)

Personally, I have never sponsored a game, ball or player, although Vital have. This must bring a lot of money in. I`ve seen the packages put together by the Millers for this coming season and it was very well laid out in a leaflet, I don`t think we`ve had that before. But the prices, I`m afraid, are well out of the league of the ordinary fans - which, I think, is a shame. I just hope the shirt prices haven't risen any.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The Journalist

Writer: Herringthorpe  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 12 2008

Time: 10:27PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
THE BAR WHEN I AM ON FORM
millers4eva
Report Abuse
12/07/2008 22:33:00

I think the bar when most of you are in it!!!!
dazza71
Report Abuse
13/07/2008 08:44:00

The commercial side plays a big part in our clubs finances
codbater
Report Abuse
13/07/2008 08:55:00

i think we can all get ready about the price of the new shirts as i suspect the price may be higher than what we would imagine
Mexbro miller
Report Abuse
13/07/2008 10:52:00

What are you trying to say, Dazza! LOL . We have just got a new commercial manager, codbater, so hopefully things will be run a little better than for the past few years
herringthorpe
Report Abuse
13/07/2008 10:52:00

the lower down the leagues you go i would have imagined that it is driven by the fans ie clothing and gate receipts.....sadly both of these seem to be rising all the time and there has to come a point that the man on the street is pushed too far ..................
ernshaw
Report Abuse
14/07/2008 12:41:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Rotherham United Articles

Archived Rotherham United Articles

List All Vital Rotherham Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. rybel_b 956
2. herringthorpe 817
3. sixpence 170
4. mos60 126
5. miller4life 20
6. Millie Miller 19
7. mvmiller 12
8. handyhaddock 9
9. nogginthenog 6
10. zipadeedoodah 5

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Fulham 46 14 10 22 -21 52
18. Bolton 46 13 12 21 -13 51
19. Reading 46 13 11 22 -21 50
20. Rotherham 46 11 16 19 -21 49
21. Brighton 46 10 17 19 -10 47
22. Millwall 46 9 14 23 -34 41
23. Wigan 46 9 12 25 -25 39

Breaking League News

Will Our Wingers Finally Win Through?
Ipswich : 22/05/2015 17:33:00
Fulham Linked with Former Ipswich Player
Fulham : 22/05/2015 16:28:00
Wenger rules out interest in Wilson
Bournemouth : 22/05/2015 15:20:00
Football League Attendances Increase
Sheff Wed : 22/05/2015 14:47:00
Travel back on track
Middlesbrough : 22/05/2015 14:33:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Will Win The Championship Play-Off
Suggested By:  
Middlesbrough 75%
Norwich 25%