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Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:05 pm

Weather permitting, there will be two huge flags waved tomorrow, either side of the players, as the teams walk on the pitch. Hopefully they will help create special atmosphere for our first season in the club of 92.

The flags will need to be held by adults or older teenagers with an adult on hand. They will not be able to be used in windy or wet weather.

I want to put a list of volunteers together who can be on a rota to be responsible for the flags ( setting up, holding and putting away) on different fixtures throughout the season. Have a look what you think as they are waved against Barnet and let me know ( on thread or PM) if you may be interested in being a flag bearer in the future.
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Timb » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:30 pm

Not too windy tomorrow.

I saw one of the flags yesterday and it's big and mighty fine.

Heavy too in a gusty wind...
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:36 pm

Thanks to Nick Brooks and Ben Scott for their efforts with the flags today.

What was the verdict?
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby stanman » Sat Aug 05, 2017 8:40 pm

From the main stand I thought they looked good Pitchfork. Appropriate.
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Mothy » Sat Aug 05, 2017 10:22 pm

Pitchfork wrote:Thanks to Nick Brooks and Ben Scott for their efforts with the flags today.

What was the verdict?


As per stanman my view was from the main stand too. Looked good, I liked them.
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Timb » Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:30 pm

A Big Good.
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:18 am

Thanks for positive comments about the flags in this and the match thread.

This is how they looked from the south stand.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pE3f4N_LVE&t=13s

Looking at Tuesday night's forecast, the weather may not be suitable but keep getting in touch if you feel you would like to be a flag bearer at a future match
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Chrisgump11 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:52 am

Excellent. Occasion was bigger and better than I'd dared hope. Is this really FGR? More please!
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:08 pm

FLAG VOLUNTEERS

Yeovil - Nick Brooks & Eddie Morris

Exeter - Nick

Lincoln - Jason Bird x 2

Swindon - Nick Brooks x 2

Accrington - bad forecast

Newport - Nick & Jason Page
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Tommo » Sat Aug 12, 2017 10:16 am

Just to echo the previous comments: I thought the flags and the cheer girls were a great addition.
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:18 am

The flags seem to have a 'thumbs up' so let's keep them flying as long as the weather is suitable. The club has agreed that a flag bearer ( duties include retrieving from storage, putting together, flying when players enter and then dismantling and returning to storage) will have a match day ticket. You will receive instructions match day or at another convenient time.

One volunteer is needed for Exeter, two for Lincoln, we have Swindon covered

If you could do this job send me a PM or note your interest below.
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Timb » Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:59 pm

Any takers for helping out on Saturday?
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:12 pm

Timb wrote:Any takers for helping out on Saturday?


I have Lincoln and Swindon covered, but still need one more for the Exeter match
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:29 pm

NEWPORT Saturday - Good forecast for the weather & our prospects of overcoming the lads from Wales.....again.

After two great away performances we need to welcome the lads onto the pitch in style!

I have one flag bearer - can anyone else help out? It comes with a ticket for the south stand.

Sorted for the Newport game
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:23 pm

Any takers for the Morecambe game - free ticket comes with flag bearing duty.

Looking like Camel x2


FLAG VOLUNTEERS

Yeovil - Nick Brooks & Eddie Morris

Exeter - Nick

Lincoln - Jason Bird x 2

Swindon - Nick Brooks x 2

Accrington - bad forecast

Newport - Nick & Jason Page

Morecambe - Camel x2

Macclesfield

Crewe

Cheltenham - Nick x2
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:30 am

Anyone available to wave flags for Macclesfiled or Crewe?
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Re: Flags to herald league football

Postby Pitchfork » Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:47 pm


FLAG VOLUNTEERS


Yeovil - Nick Brooks & Eddie Morris

Exeter - Nick

Lincoln - Jason Bird x 2

Swindon - Nick Brooks x 2

Accrington - bad forecast

Newport - Nick & Jason Page

Morecambe - Camel x2

Macclesfield - Camel & 1

Crewe Camel (Chris) + 1

Cheltenham - Nick Brooks + 1

Exeter

Luton

Carlisle - Kings Stanley parents x2
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