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No idea. But it’s possible those who tested positive aren’t players and is also possible they may have become infected by a teammate or colleague who was one of the 20 or so who tested positive previously who for I know may have caught the virus in the supermarket of from opening a contaminated piece of post or perhaps live with key workers.
You're very generous to them. ;)
 

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Can we have a "Zoom" get together with someone who has a big telly showing the games live ?
 
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Can we have a "Zoom" get together with someone who has a big telly showing the games live ?
It's under consideration, just not sure how well it would work. Might give it a go....
 

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It's under consideration, just not sure how well it would work. Might give it a go....
And perhaps some sort of audio link-up between Zoom-connected living rooms and the PA system at the ground?
 

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And perhaps some sort of audio link-up between Zoom-connected living rooms and the PA system at the ground?
Sorry, I think that would sound terrible and distracting for the players even if it was just for goals. It'll never work.
 

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Can we have a "Zoom" get together with someone who has a big telly showing the games live ?
Having worked in the video conferencing industry for 15 years my advice is not to try it. The only way it will work to any level of satisfaction would be to watch it on your own TV or device and then join a zoom (webex is much, much better by the way, security, upscaling video quality and bandwidth) in a very small group of friends.

I am sure everyone has done video calls and pub quiz's recently and if there are more than 4-5 people on it is difficult to avoid talking across each other. If you are managing the call for msany people then you can mute everybody like Banana does on the interviews but that is not exactly going to achieve what you want out of it. Also feeding the match over the Zoom platform is going to kill it, one person will have to stream it from their lap top to everyone so you can imagine the bandwidth the content will take up sending it to dozens of people. The experience with be a glitchy video of the game with dozens of people popping up talking all over the place on top of each other.
 

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Sorry, I think that would sound terrible and distracting for the players even if it was just for goals. It'll never work.
Pity. Then it seems from reports that canned crowd noise, perhaps modulated by someone at the ground watching play, would be the least worst option.
 

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Having worked in the video conferencing industry for 15 years my advice is not to try it. The only way it will work to any level of satisfaction would be to watch it on your own TV or device and then join a zoom (webex is much, much better by the way, security, upscaling video quality and bandwidth) in a very small group of friends.

I am sure everyone has done video calls and pub quiz's recently and if there are more than 4-5 people on it is difficult to avoid talking across each other. If you are managing the call for msany people then you can mute everybody like Banana does on the interviews but that is not exactly going to achieve what you want out of it. Also feeding the match over the Zoom platform is going to kill it, one person will have to stream it from their lap top to everyone so you can imagine the bandwidth the content will take up sending it to dozens of people. The experience with be a glitchy video of the game with dozens of people popping up talking all over the place on top of each other.
Yes, unworkable I'm afraid.
 

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You will need to be refunded for the tickets you bought then buy £10 match passes to watch each game on iFollow.
So if you are in the UK and have SKY TV and are not a STH will you be able to watch the rest of the games on IFOLLOW for £10 per game or not, as the EFL seems to have gone quiet on this one.

if yes is the answer how much of that £10 will go to Brentford as we want as much money as possible going to the club?

The club will still be losing out big time on all the revenue streams on a matchday, could we look at donating what we would have spent in the ground ?
 

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OK can any peeping toms recommend a way of watching telly through someones window ?
 

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OK can any peeping toms recommend a way of watching telly through someones window ?
Back in the day when I couldn't afford/wasn't prepared to pay for Sky, and we were on very infrequently, I got my sister, who had Sky, and a 60" telly, to position her laptop facing the TV, and then we kicked off a Skype session, so I could watch it!!! As you can imagine the quality was appalling, and I kept having to ask her what was happening!! lol HTH?
 
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So if you are in the UK and have SKY TV and are not a STH will you be able to watch the rest of the games on IFOLLOW for £10 per game or not, as the EFL seems to have gone quiet on this one.

if yes is the answer how much of that £10 will go to Brentford as we want as much money as possible going to the club?

The club will still be losing out big time on all the revenue streams on a matchday, could we look at donating what we would have spent in the ground ?
Re the £10 games. That's the understanding, although it is subject to final confirmation over the next day or so.

No idea how much the club gets. However I do believe that they get some. But it will be not that much (take off VAT for a start

I am sure you can donate what you would have spent.
 

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Looking like a 1 week NOW TV Sports Pass starting on 20th June then.....
 

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Pity. Then it seems from reports that canned crowd noise, perhaps modulated by someone at the ground watching play, would be the least worst option.
The crowd noise that’s been used over the weekend in Germany is just for TV audiences, the players don’t actually hear it. It would be the same in the PL.

I’m not sure there’s a benefit in piping noise into the ground during the games and I don’t think our PA system would cope with it at any rate.
 

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The crowd noise that’s been used over the weekend in Germany is just for TV audiences, the players don’t actually hear it. It would be the same in the PL.

I’m not sure there’s a benefit in piping noise into the ground during the games and I don’t think our PA system would cope with it at any rate.
Wish I had a pound for every time the PA system has broken down over the years. My earliest memory of this was a Monday night game against Exeter around 1980 when New Road took it on themselves to sing Hi Ho to compensate for no PA system
 

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Sorry, I think that would sound terrible and distracting for the players even if it was just for goals. It'll never work.
but it might be hilarious. for a few minutes anyway. then it might just be annoying.
 

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They are rivalling a PL game on BT Sport on Sat 20th at 12:30
Fri the 26th there are no PL games

Pick is only being used in PL to stop fans turning up at the grounds

As its also on ifollow for fans then I doubt Pick will be needed or used
 

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They are rivalling a PL game on BT Sport on Sat 20th at 12:30
Fri the 26th there are no PL games

Pick is only being used in PL to stop fans turning up at the grounds

As its also on ifollow for fans then I doubt Pick will be needed or used
So Fulham v Bees WON'T be a SKY Red Button game then? Asking on behalf of all NOW TV users............
 

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There will be NO red button games

30 on a proper Sky channel and Now TV

Rest on a dodgy ifollow feed for either 10 quid or as a way of not giving you a ST refund ....

But do you get the away games free as a ST holder ???

If so that will conpensate many
 
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There will be NO red button games

30 on a proper Sky channel and Now TV

Rest on a dodgy ifollow feed for either 10 quid or as a way of not giving you a ST refund ....

But do you get the away games free as a ST holder ???

If so that will conpensate many
Yes. As stated in Post #1
 

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No , on normal SKY
There will be NO red button games

30 on a proper Sky channel and Now TV

Rest on a dodgy ifollow feed for either 10 quid or as a way of not giving you a ST refund ....

But do you get the away games free as a ST holder ???

If so that will conpensate many
Thank you.
 

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If I buy an HDMI adapter to connect my iPhone to my smart TV, will I be able to stream iFollow? Or will it be blacked out like Netflix?

Apologies if already covered, I haven’t seen a definitive answer.
 

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If I buy an HDMI adapter to connect my iPhone to my smart TV, will I be able to stream iFollow? Or will it be blacked out like Netflix?

Apologies if already covered, I haven’t seen a definitive answer.
I think I follow can screen mirror. I definitely watched something on it, a long time ago though, onto the TV. I wouldn't spend too much but i think it can allow the screen mirroring. Its not worth their time to block it as usually its for abroad fans.
 

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Why can those who have bought match tickets not get free access to ifollow for those matches?
 

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That COULD be the delay in announcing to members what do with their refund choices ???
 
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Why can those who have bought match tickets not get free access to ifollow for those matches?
You do know that you will be financially better off to get a refund for your tickets and then pay £10 to watchon iFollow?
 

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I think I follow can screen mirror. I definitely watched something on it, a long time ago though, onto the TV. I wouldn't spend too much but i think it can allow the screen mirroring. Its not worth their time to block it as usually its for abroad fans.


CORRECTION, Just managed to get my screen to mirror and it was black screen!
 

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Any idea whether cameras are allowed for the friendlies this week perhaps to be shown on youtube or highlights to give us a taster?
 

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CORRECTION, Just managed to get my screen to mirror and it was black screen!
When overseas and watching us on iFollow, connecting my iPad to a tv screen via an HDMI cable has never worked. No picture appears on the tv. I understand it works with a laptop though.
 

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I don't like this 6pm kick off. I don't normally finish work until 630.
I already miss the second half of the Fulham match because of work but also now miss the first half of the Reading match.
Just because a fair few are furloughed, doesn't mean the rest of us are.
 

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I don't like this 6pm kick off. I don't normally finish work until 630.
I already miss the second half of the Fulham match because of work but also now miss the first half of the Reading match.
Just because a fair few are furloughed, doesn't mean the rest of us are.
Drop the EFL a line. Let them know your circumstances. I'm sure they'll rearrange the fixture to suit :)
 
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I don't like this 6pm kick off. I don't normally finish work until 630.
I already miss the second half of the Fulham match because of work but also now miss the first half of the Reading match.
Just because a fair few are furloughed, doesn't mean the rest of us are.
I would agree. Suspect it's about getting all matches shown on TV (or avoiding other matches shown by someone that pays for the privilege?)
 

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Just thought of that myself but would rather BFC kept my ticket money and let me watch ifollow
 

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Drop the EFL a line. Let them know your circumstances. I'm sure they'll rearrange the fixture to suit :)
When midweek games are normally 745 or 8pm, 6pm is a proper kick in the teeth.
I understand that they're trying to squeeze loads of games in, but you have to be considerate to the fans that do continue, and have continued, to work throughout, day in day out, and don't have cosy office jobs and finish at 5, or work from home - assuming they're still working.
 

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I think I follow can screen mirror. I definitely watched something on it, a long time ago though, onto the TV. I wouldn't spend too much but i think it can allow the screen mirroring. Its not worth their time to block it as usually its for abroad fans.
When overseas and watching us on iFollow, connecting my iPad to a tv screen via an HDMI cable has never worked. No picture appears on the tv. I understand it works with a laptop though.
The app, whether on phone or tablet, prevents screen mirroring but if you use a laptop or desktop and access ifollow using a browser, there should be no problem. Connect via cable or wifi casting.
 

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I see that the first Millwall home game is a 1pm kick off

The police must have forgotten there are no fans !!
 

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In case you don't already know, you can get one from Currys for £10, which is a 1/3rd saving on Now TV's standard price.
Thanks for the heads up, I ordered a couple for myself and my sister
 

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EFL STATEMENT IN FULL

At an Extraordinary General Meeting on Tuesday 9 June, EFL Clubs voted on proposals in respect of changes to EFL Regulations in the event season 2019/20 is curtailed.

Proposals were submitted by Barnsley and Tranmere Rovers alongside amendments to an EFL Board proposal which were put forward by Lincoln City, Stevenage and Ipswich Town.

Following a vote on each by all 71 Clubs, it was overwhelmingly agreed (by a majority of all clubs and a majority in the Championship) to adopt the EFL Board’s proposal into EFL Regulations, which now means the following applies in the event a division curtails its 2019/20 season or it is ended by any other means.

1. Final divisional placings will be determined on unweighted points per game (if required).
2. Promotion and relegation should be retained.
3. Play-Offs will be played in all circumstances but will not be extended (beyond four teams).

Clubs in Leagues One and Two will now meet by division later today to formally determine whether to resume playing the 2019/20 season or opt for curtailment.

League One will now meet at 3pm to decide whether or not to end the season.
 
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I don't like this 6pm kick off. I don't normally finish work until 630.
I already miss the second half of the Fulham match because of work but also now miss the first half of the Reading match.
Just because a fair few are furloughed, doesn't mean the rest of us are.
I'm all in favour of a 6pm kick-off
I have to get up for work at 00:45 and the Reading match finishing just before 8, means I should be able to get about 4 hours sleep
 
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When midweek games are normally 745 or 8pm, 6pm is a proper kick in the teeth.
I understand that they're trying to squeeze loads of games in, but you have to be considerate to the fans that do continue, and have continued, to work throughout, day in day out, and don't have cosy office jobs and finish at 5, or work from home - assuming they're still working.
:wave:
They are being very, very considerate, and I appreciate it. :sorted:
 

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So......I've no desktop...So my only choice, is to watch these games on my phone is it? Wouldn't be so bad if you could mirrow it on to the tv....But on a phone.....How crap!
 
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So......I've no desktop...So my only choice, is to watch these games on my phone is it? Wouldn't be so bad if you could mirrow it on to the tv....But on a phone.....How crap!
it may work with a smart tv / firestick?
 

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Why can't you mirror it on to a tv from a phone?
Someone mentioned above - The app, whether on phone or tablet, prevents screen mirroring but if you use a laptop or desktop and access ifollow using a browser, there should be no problem. Connect via cable or wifi casting.
 
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