Vital Football

Latest Sheffield Wednesday News

S/T Sales Not Too Cracking?

S/T Sales Not Too Cracking?

Wednesday have extended the deadline for season ticket renewals at discounted prices by an extra month, prompting Owls' fans to believe season ticket sales aren't going too well.

The Owls have already scrapped the I.D. photo scheme for adult season tickets following complaints by fans, but with no proof of a takeover being completed this pre-season, and a lack of signings by Owls boss Brian Laws, it seems season ticket sales at S6 could well be the lowest for years to date.

But in a statement on the official SWFC website, the club have indicated that sales are 'strong' so far.

The statement reads: 'While sales have been strong in the initial period of renewal, the club's board of directors recognise that current financial pressures across the UK are making it more difficult for people to save the money they need for a season ticket.

'The club have received a number of requests from existing season ticket holders to move the deadline for renewals back to the end of June. With this in mind, Sheffield Wednesday hope to ease the economic burden for fans by giving them extra time to buy their 2008/09 season ticket.'

So are the ticket sales really being affected because of 'current financial pressures across the UK', or have fans simply had enough?

Fans now have until Saturday, July 12, to renew their season ticket at the discounted prices, and guarantee their same seat for the 2008/09 campaign, while the deadline for 'early booking' has been moved from Saturday, June 28, to Saturday, July 26.

The club usually give updates as to the amount of season tickets sold, so it'll be interesting to see just how many Owls fans will be purchasing season tickets for the next campaign.

Ignite the passion!

Writer:Nick
Date:Friday June 6 2008
Time: 5:58PM

Comments

0
I think they have scraped "ignite the passion" and are trying to guilt-trip us with "where does you're heart lie" this year. I think the fact they havent released the number already speaks volumes, we clearly are thousands down on last year. :( UTO
tommyg
06/06/2008 18:05:00
0
sense at last
aball2112
06/06/2008 18:35:00
0
about 6500 sold at moment
mick66owl
06/06/2008 19:34:00
0
That all we'd 10000 by the end of April
Tiny T
06/06/2008 21:33:00
0
I think thats been a little optimistic.
BedfordOwl
06/06/2008 22:31:00
0
Cant help but think they are expecting something to happen within the month, that'll make people flock to hillsobrough with a big grin?
Bigash
07/06/2008 00:10:00
0
i think something as to haappen to make people flock
Barton6435
07/06/2008 03:09:00
0
It must be hard for fans to part with the cash when all they can expect is another struggle again next season.
dazza71
07/06/2008 07:15:00
0
I agree with mick66owl, can't see anyhting more than about 7,000. If i was Kaven Walker i would be *****ting myself, surely the CEO is the first to go when company revenue collapses in the space of a year.
tommyg
07/06/2008 13:36:00
0
well i got mine up the owls!!!
FUTURES BLUE N WHITE
07/06/2008 16:02:00
Page 1/4
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Login to post a comment

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Articles

Hooper Wins Fans' PFA Award for January 2016

Another award for Gary Hooper, who makes it the fourth Owls player to win the PFA POTM...

Remembering Wednesday Fan Darren Haigh!

The East Midlands Owls and #swfc have lost a lifelong supporter in Darren Haigh, help the group keep his memory alive....

Comments from Vital Owls duo Nuhiu and Lees

The Vital Wednesday duo talk goals, their impact, team spirit and more....

Video - Highlights and Celebrations as Owls beat Birmingham

Just enjoy!

Archived Vital Wednesday Articles

Vital Wednesday articles from

Site Journalists

Ed Jepson
Profile
Josh Alex Caddick
Profile
Greg Pursehouse
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Wednesday maintain their Championship form?
Suggested By: Vital Wednesday
Yes95%
No5%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
2 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 MK Dons 30 7 7 16 28 -18
21 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Sheffield Wednesday Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 26 2016 7:45PM : Hull City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Sheffield Wednesday Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dooleys left leg3
2.DH Owl2
3.@mwoodjnr2
4.swfcjambo1