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04-22-2013, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Maverick41 View Post
As a fan of Hertha BSC I know the feeling. 30,000 in a stadium like the one in Mainz is great. 30,000 in the Olympiastadion, not so much.

If they can keep it going they should be able to bring the average attendance to about 15,000 which would be awesome.
Yeah, solid comparision to the Oly, same exact issue. Well, 15,000 is quite a bit beyond my wildest dreams, quite honestly. Getting to ~13,200 for next year would be great, and if there's another good season maybe another smaller rise the one after that, but I don't think much more is attainable. Might lose some to the Effzeh should they end up winning promotion, as well, but that's a bit of a long shot for this year, at least (more because I have a hard time seeing them win the relegation matchup than the two points they are out of 3rd).

Either way, the Haie after these devastating years are in a beautiful situation, even with the pain of the freshly lost final. Having gotten from selling t-shirts to avoid bankruptcy to almost winning the league in just a few years was a rollercoaster and makes most appreciate the season through the sting of losing the last game.

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