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Cheap Matchday Beer

After the initial shock of paying over the top prices for food & drink at Ashburton Grove, the board and a couple of breweries have got their heads together and come up with a very pleasing offer.

Stated on Arsenal.com, pints of Fosters & John Smiths will be sold at a pretty tasty introductory price of 2.50 per pint.

Now neither of those are my favorite tipple, but at 2.50 per pint it's cheaper than most near by pubs. The club are also offering this promotion AFTER the game in a bid to clamp down on crowd congestion outside the ground.

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The Journalist

Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 18 2006

Time: 1:05PM

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Hurrah for beer!!!!
Rocky7
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18/08/2006 13:08:00

I'm still sticking to the tavern (see you tomorrow boys). The club get enough of my money, how nice of them to sell us beverages at rrp, and then they make out it's a brilliant offer. Still, I echo Rocky7's sentiments. Make mine a guiness.
Little Dutch
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18/08/2006 13:18:00

Most stadiums sell beer at ridiculous prices because they know fans will pay it. Now if they'd have been selling Stella at 2.50 a pint I'd be knocking on the door at 12 o'clock.
Rocky7
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18/08/2006 13:23:00

I suppose it will help to drown your sorrows. ;)
BigYid
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18/08/2006 13:56:00

spurs fans are like a bad smell, they get everywhere...2.50, cant knock that but I think I'll try the Drayton Arms pre-match
gazzap
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18/08/2006 14:06:00

Careful bigyid, that lager might upset your bowels.
Little Dutch
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18/08/2006 14:21:00

I'll still go to The Highbury Barn, great pub- if you can get in! Or threashers. :D
Paulno1
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18/08/2006 19:32:00

suppose it isnt bad considering they've got a captive audience but nothing too special considering i was drinking 2.40 pints thursday night
fernando
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19/08/2006 17:27:00

If the results continue like today they'll certainly sell enough of it afterwards!
Westl
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19/08/2006 18:09:00

I think your players partook before the match..poor show.
USA
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20/08/2006 01:41:00

If it's any consolation, Sol had a great game for us today & Kanu didn't do bad either. Shame on you for not stuffing Villa.
storagematt
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20/08/2006 10:24:00

Don't drink Fosters, people! It's rubbish beer that we aussies don't drink, made purely for export and sold as 'australia's finest'. There are some great small breweries in aust, but avoid fosters, VB, Carlton (draught, crown etc), XXXX, Tooheys, etc etc. I haven't heard of John Smiths, but I'd choose that ahead of Fosters in protest if nothing else. Does Arsenal have a beer sponsor? Perhaps we should get one. I imagine Carlsburg would be sold at Anfield.
JakeB
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21/08/2006 04:54:00

yay cheep cheap cheap match day beer, lol theres going to be roits if milwall play here, oh that would happen if they we on water, lol na its good that they are not charging 4+ quid for a pint, well done arsenal
Walcott
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21/08/2006 19:27:00

 

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