Date:Tuesday April 29 2008
Swansea City Chairman Huw Jenkins is expecting bumper season ticket sales, as fans flock to secure their place for the clubs first season back in the second tier of British football in 24 years.
Price rises were expected as the club look to compete in the Championship but despite fears of massive increases the club have keep them at reasonable prices. Fans also will be relieved to learn that season ticket prices for the 2009/10 season will be frozen by the club.
Putting a target on sales Jenkins believes that the club will break a club record on season ticket sales,with 10,000 applicants and renewals expected to be made over the course of the next few months. This would far outmatch the 8000 or so current season ticket holders.
Reiterating the clubs main goal of securing Premier league football, the local businessman has warned that that will come at a cost.
Jenkins told the SWEP:
|'I would like to think we will get up to 10,000 next season. We`re looking for a steady increase as we look to take the club forward and we're hoping to get a number of sell-out crowds in the Championship.|
We have budgeted on the cautious side, but we're hoping to get over 15,000 for every home game next season. Our support is a massive factor and, whatever Roberto (Martinez) can do on the field, we want to be classed as a good Championship club off the field as well.'
It was inevitable that prices would go up.We didn't have an all-seater stadium three or four years ago, but we've come a long way since you could pay £11 to stand on the North Bank."
Everybody wants Championship football and over the next few years everyone will be wanting Premier League football. That comes at a cost. Saying that, we have done our best to keep prices as low as possible and, having checked on prices at all Championship clubs, we believe we have done that.'
Date:Tuesday April 29 2008
Opening Game: Swansea City vs Manchester United (Wednesday June 19 2013)
Canas: 'I Saw a Great Opportunity At Swansea City' (Tuesday June 18 2013)
Laudrup Tired Of Repeating Stay at Swansea Claims (Saturday June 15 2013)
Bartley On Loan & Cash In Exchange for Redmond? (Friday June 14 2013)
Club Breaks Ties With Agent But Laudrup Will Stay (Wednesday June 12 2013)
Laudrup: My Intention Is To Stay At Swansea City (Friday June 7 2013)
Jenkins Halts Holiday For Laudrup Talks (Thursday June 6 2013)
Jenkins Rubbishes Unrest With Laudrup Speculation (Thursday June 6 2013)
Canas Agrees Terms To Join Swansea City (Thursday June 6 2013)
It's All Gone a Bit Quiet Regarding Laudrup (Thursday June 6 2013)
|20. West Ham||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Hull City to start 2013/14 season at Chelsea
» Hull City : 19/06/2013 20:45:00
|Pardew - 'I Am Staying!'
» Newcastle : 19/06/2013 19:09:00
|If You Pray Hard Enough………..
» Chelsea : 19/06/2013 17:45:00
|Carroll on Record Hammers Move
» West Ham : 19/06/2013 17:34:00
|Clarke Pleased With Home Start
» WBA : 19/06/2013 17:30:00
|2013-14 Albion Fixtures
» WBA : 19/06/2013 17:25:00
|Chelsea Makes Maddox Second Signing!
» Chelsea : 19/06/2013 16:48:00