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Owls' Ticket Offers For Unemployed

Wednesday have taken a positive step forward in attracting fans back to Hillsborough during the recession by offering special match offers for unemployed Wednesday fans.

With chairman Lee Strafford's aim of putting the club back into the heart of the community, Wednesday are offering tickets in the north west corner of Hillsborough for just 10 for the unemployed.

Tickets will be available for all those receiving a Job Seekers Allowance and start for this Saturday's home clash against Nottingham Forest in the Championship.

Families on low incomes are also set to benefit from the new initiatives by the club by being able to purchase family tickets for 30 for up to two adults and two children.

And the club are hoping to run the offer at as many home games as possible after being given the go-ahead to use the north west corner of the stadium once again.

For full details of the offer, see the official website at or call the club direct.

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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday September 9 2009

Time: 8:00AM

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Don't they realise the recession is affecting us all? I work, yet can't afford to take my son to see the wizards, yet the unemployed get in for 10!!
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09/09/2009 10:12:00

Check out the official site, as it's not just the unemployed.. there are some family deals too.
Auckland Owl
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09/09/2009 10:17:00

I thought mr Strafford said that this season they would be no offers to wednesday fans, not more lies.
ecco owl
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09/09/2009 22:07:00

Plus if i was unemployed i would'nt be happy about being put in the corner like some leper. i know what about putting them on the south stand ?
ecco owl
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09/09/2009 22:44:00

so i get off my arse and work and have to pay full price while some work shy dole scum gets in for a tenner, nice one!
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09/09/2009 23:04:00

Where the f00k do you get off calling people " work shy scum" Ozzie ? I want to work but cant due to reasons I could go into but why the f00k should I have to justify that to you ? Its about time the club did something for the unemployed and if you dont like it tough ****, take it up with Lee Strafford because the likes of me dont care what you think.
Skeggy Owl
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09/09/2009 23:20:00

Jeesus, there are some whiners around. It's a good idea. Live with it.
Auckland Owl
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10/09/2009 00:49:00

Does this mean Bryan Robson can get in for free. Only fair I suppose after we helped put him on the dole.
Radon Barrier
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10/09/2009 09:45:00

I meant a tenner not free.
Radon Barrier
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10/09/2009 09:45:00

for christs sake the unemployed r now moaning were they sit now, cheeky gits,do they want a three course meal as well.just b grateful u get in for half wouldnt bother me were i sat if i got in for a tenner. just thank the chairman for the scheme.moan moan moan thats all u hear.
carlton owl
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10/09/2009 13:00:00

calm down skeg i never aimed anything at yourself so wind your freekin neck in, if you are genuinly unable to work then that is unfortunate and i feel for you. what i disagree with is rewarding the unemployed, there are planty of jobs out there if people really want to work, the problem is this country has a culture problem. how about cheap tickets for those on disability allowance etc.
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10/09/2009 17:41:00

who cares Tommys signed 4 year contract WAWAW
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10/09/2009 19:12:00

id also like cheaper tickets but i work so im discriminated against but you get used to it but yes wesp who cares SUPER TOMMY UTO
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10/09/2009 20:54:00


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