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    Trying to get into PBS

    That was a shambles trying to get into the PBS. Kettling fans to get through one narrow gate. Then so many allowed in then kept in a wee holding pen to try get through 8 turnstiles. I feared for young kids and thought there was going to be a serious incident

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenpower View Post
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    That was a shambles trying to get into the PBS. Kettling fans to get through one narrow gate. Then so many allowed in then kept in a wee holding pen to try get through 8 turnstiles. I feared for young kids and thought there was going to be a serious incident
    It was suggested that was done to avoid a bigger problem which would have been caused by letting everyone through at once.
    Clearly safety issues there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EA2007 View Post
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    It was suggested that was done to avoid a bigger problem which would have been caused by letting everyone through at once.Clearly safety issues there.
    It's an f ing death trap. Shambles of a ground

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    I agree, it was dangerous tonight. Kettling punters over uneven surfaces with bollards etc. Just to get into the ground felt like a step back to the eighties. Not sure what the point of the line of horse cops was? Polis Scotland trying to create an incident to prove a point?

    Whatever it is, that ground needs sorted out and the bizzies need to do their job of protecting the public.
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    Told a polisman my opinion after getting in he apologetically said ‘there’s not enough turnstiles..’
    Arrived at ground about 720 and missed first five mins, joke
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    Missed all of this. We were one of the first to get in. The one thing we did see was a wee laddie getting told, actually quite fairly, to go and get something to eat and a coffee before he would be granted entry to the ground.

    I remember seeing him at Brondby away in a similar state. Funny how some folk stick in your memory
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    It reminded me of Falkirk, not enough turnstiles to handle a big support arriving at the same time. At least at Falkirk they have a queuing system in place and don't just squeeze everyone into a small area.

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    Was totally unacceptable. I can handle myself in large crowds no problem, but there was a lot of scared kids being moved away from parents by the movement of the crowd. Older supporters unsteady on their feet clearly in distress. I'm almost moved to write a letter to the police or hearts, but I know it'll be ignored.

    And the toilet facilities are a shambles too. Negotiate two doors to enter a bog from the 1800's.

    What a totally rank stadium, full of punters watching rank football.

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    There's only 6 turnstiles for 3500 folk I suppose that's enough as they only usually give away supports 1500 ticcets. We got in after our "goal", even the Penelopes were unhappy with the arrangements. Total shambles of a stadium.

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    Quote Originally Posted by southfieldhibby View Post
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    Was totally unacceptable. I can handle myself in large crowds no problem
    I thought you were just trying to keep your hands warm.
    Uncomfortable now.


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    , but there was a lot of scared kids being moved away from parents by the movement of the crowd. Older supporters unsteady on their feet clearly in distress. I'm almost moved to write a letter to the police or hearts, but I know it'll be ignored.
    I'm always unsteady on my feet. I wasn't THAT distressed.

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    And the toilet facilities are a shambles too. Negotiate two doors to enter a bog from the 1800's.

    What a totally rank stadium, full of punters watching rank football.
    To be fair, you told everyone around you that your bladder was about to burst and fear of getting a Gary Locke special meant you getting a pretty clear path to the bogs.
    1875 may snigger at my rubber boxers with the 'emergency bottle' but I bet you wished you were in my pants last night.


    What I've written there may not be exactly what I meant to suggest.

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