Earlier on today the Sheffield Steelers released an official statement on their website in regards to two main issues which had had many fans taking to twitter to express their extreme displeasure.
I personally don’t blame them at all. With the removal of the SSSC from the main arena on game days, many fans who are unable to find other appropriate transport are no unable to support their team on the road and with only selective webcasts being broadcasted, fans are feeling at a loss. Below is the official statement from the website.
He’s concerned about how the live streams and away travel are affecting the money coming into the club. Hmm? Yet has no concrete evidence to actually back up the move he’s making which is leaving fans at a loss over what to do if they can’t make the trip to the arena.
There are just so many tweets just like these. I couldn’t include them all.
Earlier on this evening one fan posted the full extent of his decision making on twitter and upon reading it? I’m left utterly speechless. This man is in charge of one of the biggest hockey clubs in the country and yet this, is how he addresses his fans.
That last statement though… That’s the real kicker in all of this. It’s not necessary and makes the man sound like a 13 year old boy having a temper tantrum because he’s not getting his own way and it end it with such a chirpy statement like ‘enjoy!!’ is just the icing on the cake. If this isn’t just a massive ‘up yours’ to his own fans I don’t know what is. It’s sad to see so many fans taking to Twitter to express their feelings and I have to admit most of them are absolutely right. In order to run a successful business you need to above all else keep your customers happy and right now? The fans of the Sheffield Steelers are not happy campers.
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