Toon For Change Tuesday advice to Newcastle United fans as 10,000 free season tickets go ‘on sale’
Toon For Change have released a new statement on Tuesday morning, following on from their initial one on Monday night.
The Mike Ashley protest group reacting to the latest move from the Newcastle United owner.
As the thousands of empty seat are ruining the impact of Sports Direct advertising at St James Park, with the empty seats also a personal embarrassment for Mike Ashley as his actions have driven fans away.
Newcastle United half-season tickets on sale this morning: Toon For Change statement:
“With season ticket holders having faced up to a 25% price hike over these past two season, Mike Ashley’s latest stunt, to give away free half-season tickets is another kick in the teeth for our fanbase.
“Last summer, thousands of supporters vowed to no longer attend matches at St James’ Park as a mark of protest against Ashley.
“For the majority of those who chose not to renew season tickets, this was an emotional decision as opposed to a financial one.
“Across the last decade years, thousands more fans have vowed to no longer hand their hard-earned money over to Ashley.
“Some supporters have chosen to renew season tickets annually despite Ashley’s disastrous tenure at the club and these fans’ loyalty is being repaid by the club dishing out half-season tickets free of charge.
“We encourage season ticket holders to claim their free half season ticket and leave the seat empty.
“Every empty seat at SJP sends a message to the footballing world: it’s time for Ashley to sell our football club.”
Applications will open from 10am on Tuesday 10th December 2019 and the eligible current season ticket holders are strongly advised to apply via book.nufc.co.uk.
Family Area seating will only be available by calling 0344 372 1892.
No applications will be taken in person at St. James’ Park.
You will need the name, address, email and date of birth of the person you are nominating for the gifted half-season ticket in order to complete the transaction.)
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