The Derby helps!
THE DERBY HELPS! It is sometimes necessary to make extraordinary decisions in the abnormal times we are living these weeks. So, the two greatest rivals of Czech football offer fans the opportunity to buy virtual derby tickets and help nurses during the coronavirus pandemic! The aim is clear - to show the strength of our fans and imaginarily break the record for the highest all-time attendance in the history of Czechoslovak football!
The rivalry between Sparta and Slavia dates back to 1896, when both clubs played the first derby. Fans have seen 295 of these matches since then but still every next duel with an old rival from the other side of the Vltava river brings the same passions and emotions. At derby by the way was the last match before the forced coronavirus pause. It’s unclear when both teams come back to the stadiums, so we give the opportunity to fans to participate in a virtual derby!
Our aim is to symbolically overcome the highest historical attendance of the Czechoslovak football. In 1965, a total of 50,105 spectators have seen the derby at Strahov! The match ended by a 2-2 draw and Spartan of the century Andrej Kvašňák was on the pitch. Can we symbolically break this record? From now, you can buy virtual derby tickets at Ticketportal!
The price of the basic ticket is 100 CZK. When you buy a ticket, you can choose to support Sparta in the match. This will allow us to monitor which fans will have the upper hand at the virtual stadium. You can also buy a ticket for 300 CZK. If you choose this variant, you can look forward to an extra surprise from us. And beware, it's not just a symbolic entrance fee for which you get nothing! On Sunday, May 10, both teams will really fight. We will tell you how in the coming days. There will definitely be something for you to watch!
Both clubs will send the money from the tickets together to the account “Help for nurses”. Female and male nurses belongs to the most affected people by the current coronavirus pandemic. At this time, they help those with the worst disease and risk their own health. We want to thank them for their work in this way!
Spartans, the challenge is clear! Let's overcome the record for the highest all-time attendance in the history of Czechoslovak football, help the nurses and on May 10, let's enjoy the derby against Slavia! The Derby helps!