#sports Can you spot all the mistakes on London pub's poster advertising the AFL grand final?

#sports Can you spot all the mistakes on London pub’s poster advertising the AFL grand final?

#sports activities Can you spot all the mistakes on London pub’s poster advertising the AFL grand ultimate?

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Can you spot all the mistakes on London pub’s poster spruiking the AFL grand ultimate? Pommy lodge makes stuff-ups galore with advert for yr’s greatest recreation

  • The Famous Cock Tavern in London is internet hosting an AFL grand ultimate occasion 
  •  Unfortunately their advertising and marketing poster featured quite a few hilarious errors
  • One weird error was utilizing a tank for Essendon’s brand as a substitute of a bomber 

Staff at an English pub have spruiked their AFL grand ultimate celebration however their lack of footy data has been laid naked with hilarious outcomes.

The Famous Cock Tavern in London – which payments itself as a top-notch craft beer pub displaying quite a lot of sports activities together with NFL and AFL – is holding a grand ultimate occasion for the September 24 blockbuster at the MCG.

Unfortunately, of their pleasure to promote the ‘reside and loud occasion on the large display screen’ at the sleepy London time of 4.30am, the lodge included quite a few errors to the hilarity of Aussie followers each overseas and down below.

A poster advertising an AFL grand final event at a pub in London

A poster advertising an AFL grand ultimate occasion at a pub in London

With the AFL finals on account of begin this Thursday with the Lions vs Tigers elimination match, there are eight groups in with a hunt at securing a spot in the grand ultimate.

That level was misplaced on The Famous Cock. 

The logos of the Kangaroos, Giants, Crows, Eagles and Essendon – all of which did not make the high eight – had been on the poster alongside precise grand ultimate hopefuls like the Tigers, Bulldogs and Lions.

The Famous Cock Tavern in London is holding an AFL grand final event on September 24 - but made a few hilarious errors in their marketing attempt

The Famous Cock Tavern in London is holding an AFL grand ultimate occasion on September 24 – however made a couple of hilarious errors of their advertising and marketing try

Curiously, the Essendon brand on the poster wasn’t even the membership’s actual brand. 

Instead of a bomber, the poster used a tank – and it takes a protracted Google search to uncover the identical picture, which seems to have been created years in the past by a bored fan.

Perhaps yet one more knife in the intestine for Essendon followers who have not seen their ‘tanking’ group win a finals match for precisely 6568 days. 

One notably eagle-eyed Reddit consumer took it a step additional, explaining the historic implications of utilizing such a hilariously area of interest, and incorrect, brand.

The REAL Essendon logo features a bomber - not a tank, like the poster featured

The REAL Essendon brand contains a bomber – not a tank, like the poster featured

‘The picture (of the tank) used seems to seem like an A1 Abrams. They had been first utilized in 1980, 4 a long time after WW2’s blitz, the occasion from which the Bombers mascot was taken,’ the consumer wrote. 

Eight gamers had been featured in the poster: one is retired (ex-Port Adelaide star Tom Rockliff) and three are taking part in for groups that won’t characteristic in finals, with one consumer declaring they could have used the finals match-ups from 2020. 

Demons players celebrate winning the 2021 grand final over the Bulldogs

Demons gamers have a good time profitable the 2021 grand ultimate over the Bulldogs

They weren’t the solely errors:

  • There are solely three goalposts in the picture, as a substitute of the two foremost goalposts and two behind posts at an actual AFL match
  • Available was spelt incorrectly
  • Richmond was the solely membership featured to not have their identify written with their brand
  • In the phrases of 1 Reddit consumer, the font used for grand ultimate was ‘atrocious’. 

Many footy followers supplied their ideas on the poster, with one consumer writing it was ‘like my task suggestions’. 

On the Essendon brand alternative, one wrote, ‘It would taken extra effort to search out or create that brand than simply copy the appropriate one … I’m completely perplexed’, whereas one other commented: ‘Be humorous if its a Melbourne/Freo (Fremantle) GF as a result of it implies that received zero per cent of the poster appropriate’.

Grand final day at the MCG is the holy grail for many footy supporters

Grand ultimate day at the MCG is the holy grail for a lot of footy supporters

After the Lions host the Tigers at the Gabba, the Demons will host the Swans at the MCG on Friday evening, earlier than the Cats and Magpies conflict at the residence of footy on Saturday afternoon.

The first week of finals concludes when Fremantle host the Bulldogs in Perth for an elimination conflict.

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