Bad news for Newcastle fans as Barnsley sell out and ask for more tickets
The Newcastle v Barnsley match rounds off the season in 13 days time, with all Championship matches kicking off at 12 noon.
Last Wednesday, Barnsley announced (see below) that they had been given an initial allocation of 1,706 tickets for the trip to Tyneside.
The Yorkshire club adding that they had the potential for extra tickets, depending on how quickly the initial supply sold out.
Five days later, Barnsley have this Monday morning provided an update on the situation.
Barnsley FC – Monday 24 April 2017:
‘Initial allocation SOLD OUT for Newcastle, further allocation requested.
We have requested a further allocation of tickets for our trip to face Newcastle on the final day of the season and are awaiting delivery of the tickets.
We will keep all supporters informed as to when they will arrive.
Tickets ordered today are on a pre-order basis to season ticket holders only.’
That initial 1,706 allocation is around 1,500 under the maximum away fans allowed and now it remains to be seen how many of that extra one and a half thousand that NUFC are supplying them with.
All home tickets were quickly sold out, so we now wait to see if any more tickets will go on sale to Newcastle supporters.
Barnsley FC – Wednesday 19 April 2017:
‘Newcastle United Sunday 7th May kick off 12pm – Sale Dates and Prices.
Thursday 20th April – 16/17 Season Ticket holders with 6+ away games.
Friday 21st April – 16/17 Season Ticket holders with 4+ away games.
Monday 24th April – 16/17 Season Ticket holders (no away games required)
Thursday 27th April – Flexi Members, Centenary Lotto Members (in store only) and non-season ticket holders who have been to 6+ away games.
Tuesday 2nd May – General Sale to those who have a checkable booking history. There will be no sales to people who have never purchased Barnsley FC tickets before.
We have been given an initial allocation of 1,706 tickets. A further allocation is available from Newcastle if the original allocation is sold quickly.
Senior Over 65 £26
Full Time Students £16
Juvenile Under 18 £16
Notes from Newcastle United – All fans under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Fans under 13 who cannot identify a chaperone will be denied entry to the game.’
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