Wolves announce how many tickets sold so far for Newcastle United boycott match
Wolves visit St James Park in 20 days time.
This match on Sunday 9 December has been nominated by The Magpie Group as the game for Newcastle fans to boycott, if they want to join in with a protest against Mike Ashley’s ongoing ownership of Newcastle United.
This particular game selected to boycott because it is live on Sky Sports, the idea being that it is a more powerful message if thousands of empty seats are beamed around the world (despite in the main being already paid for), plus of course if fans do boycott they can still watch the game on TV.
As for the away fans, Wolves have given an update on Monday afternoon as to how the tickets are selling.
They took the full 3,200 allocation and have so far sold around 1,900.
However, like Newcastle they use a loyalty point system and as you can see below they go into a lot of detail as to the stages where different levels of points holders can buy.
The bottom line is that Wolves were always going to sell out for this game, unlike Bournemouth, Watford and Brighton who brought low numbers of away supporters. So, with any number of categories of fans still to go, the remaining 1,300 Wolves away tickets are going to sell out soon.
The 64 Dollar question of course though, is how many Newcastle fans will support the boycott?
Tickets are now on sale for all six of Newcastle’s matches before Christmas, details below (some games there are restrictions on who can buy them at the moment).
Wolves ticket announcement for the Newcastle United match:
There are around 1,300 tickets left on sale for Wolves supporters to snap up to watch Nuno Espírito Santo’s side take on Newcastle United.
Tickets for the Premier League clash at St James’ Park on Sunday 9th December first went on sale for Gold away season ticket holders last weekend with about 3,200 tickets being allocated for Wolves supporters.
Wolves’ adult supporters can watch the action for £30, while over 65s tickets cost £22, full time students are £22 and under-18s can get in for £16.
Tickets are now available for away season ticket holders, as well as supporters with more than 1,050 loyalty points. Season ticket holders with 1,040 loyalty points can purchase their tickets for the Newcastle match from 10am on Tuesday 20th November.
The full list of prices and ticket sale dates for the Newcastle fixture is as follows:
Adults £30, 65+ £22, Full time students £22, U18 £16
Gold ASTH | Saturday 10th November, 9am
Silver ASTH | Wednesday 14th November, 10am
STH & 1060 points | Saturday 17th November, 9am
STH & 1050 points | Monday 19th November, 10am
STH & 1040 points | Tuesday 20th November, 10am
STH & 1030 points | Wednesday 21st November, 10am
STH & 1020 points | Thursday 22nd November, 10am
STH & 1010 points | Friday 23rd November, 10am
STH & 1000 points | Saturday 24th November, 9am
100 points | Monday 26th November, 10am
General Sale | Wednesday 28th November, 10am
Altogether Newcastle have six games before Santa comes, details of all games and ticket situations below:
Burnley v Newcastle (Monday 26 November 8pm – Live on Sky)
Tickets for the trip to Burnley are now on general sale.
Adult tickets are priced at £30, while under-18s can purchase tickets for just £15, OAPS and 18s-Under 21s £20.
Newcastle v West Ham (Saturday 1 December 3pm)
Tickets on general sale now.
***Protest organised with fans asked not to take their seats until the 11th minute, in recognition of 11 failing years under Mike Ashley.
Everton v Newcastle (Wednesday 5 December 7.45pm)
Tickets for the trip to Everton are now on general sale.
Adult tickets are priced at £25, while under-18s can purchase tickets for just £5. Over 65s tickets are priced at £12.50.
Newcastle v Wolves (Sunday 9 December 4pm – Live on Sky)
Tickets on general sale now.
***Protest organised with fans asked to boycott in protest against Mike Ashley’s ongoing ownership of the club.
Huddersfield v Newcastle (Saturday 15 December 3pm)
Tickets currently on sale to season ticket holders with 80 loyalty points.
Tickets priced at £30 adults, £20 over 60s, £15 for U18s.
Newcastle v Fulham (Saturday 22 December 3pm)
Season ticket holder/Member sale now.
Then online public sale from tomorrow (Tuesday 20 November), before Tuesday 27 November sees public sale via phone or in person at ticket office.
To purchase tickets from the club you can do it online at book.nufc.co.uk or by calling 0344 372 1892, or visiting the St. James Park ticket office (Milburn Stand) – obviously be aware that home matches are on sale only online at first, before then by telephone/in person.
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