Look around you at the match, it is very likely that in eight or nine years time you’ll still be looking at the same faces, give or take a baldy head or two!
In an article in the Chronicle today, there was a discussion about how much money that fans pay through the turnstiles and it brought out the statistic that 3 in 5 of the fans inside the ground have signed up on the ten year deal.
The head of Newcastle United ticketing, Stephen Tickle, was quoted;
“We’ve probably 30,000 people on 10-year price freeze deals. So there is no point in changing the price by say 10% for everyone else. Getting people through the door is more important than that”.
You would hope that the club can build on the stability of tens of thousands of people indicating that they are in it for the long haul, supporting Newcastle United is a life sentence!