Date:Wednesday May 17 2006
Rumours have been posted on the forum recently suggesting there are plans to extend the stadium's capacity, and this has now been confirmed in today's Evening Post.
A message was posted on Sunday suggesting there'll be around 3,000 more seats installed at the Liberty Stadium if we gain promotion to the Championship.
Chairman Huw Jenkins said:
''The question facing us now is whether our stadium is going to be big enough,'' Jenkins said.
''We have filled it around five times this season with very few away supporters coming, which is not something you'd expect if we were lucky enough to reach the Championship.
''And I have got no doubt that our fan base will continue to grow. It has done so significantly over the last 18 months and I'm sure it will continue because the support is there across South West Wales.
''With the calibre of teams we would be playing in the Championship and the volume of fans they would bring, I would think we'd be close to a sell-out every week.
''That would be a nice problem to have, of course, but we're not just going to sit back, do nothing and have fans not being able to get in.
''We would have to see how we could look at things because we want to keep on progressing as a club.
''If we get to the Championship next week, we are not going to think: 'We're at our level, let's settle for this'.
''We want to go on and try to challenge further. That's what we are all here for.''
Jenkins is certainly setting his sites high as he's always done since he's been here and it'll be a gigantic boost if we did win a second successive promotion.
With season ticket prices getting reduced for the new season, no doubt our fanbase will continue to grow.
We have to overcome Barnsley first though before we can even thinking about next season.
They proved on Monday that they'll be a tough side to beat having beating Huddersfield away after losing the first leg at home.
Swansea City also published important ticket information today after some confusion at the ticket office.
Tickets have been split into the various selling points at the Stadium with each point indicating which tickets are available.
The total allocation of 32,452 is on sale and none are being held back by the club.
Date:Wednesday May 17 2006
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