Crewe Alexandra - Club Dismiss Season Ticket Reports
UK time is: 23:22:17
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Club Dismiss Season Ticket Reports

The club have dimissed reports that only 600 season tickets had been sold, saying that sales are on course to match last season's sales.

Reports last week suggested that the club were struggling for custom for season tickets, but today the club have issued a scathing statement dismissing the newspaper reports.

Appearing on the official site, it said: 'The club are hugely disappointed by the figure quoted in the local press because it has taken a shine off of what has been a fairly eventful pre-season campaign with the new signings and the coaching re-shuffle, which has seen Steve Holland bring some fresh ideas into the equation.

'Following relegation from a higher league and a mid-table finish, it is difficult enough as it is to attract support to any Football Club and inaccurate reporting hardly helps matters. The club has desperately tried to lift the feel-good factor again after finishing outside the play-offs.'

Press officer Rob Wilson also spoke out against the reports in the local newspaper: 'We don't know where that figure has come from. The newspaper has told us that it has come from an apparent club source, well all we can say is it didn't come from the one person who actually knows the exact figure and that is Bev Dyer in our Ticket Office.

'I don't think this 'club source' could have been further from the mark if he or she tried because we had actually sold more than 600 season tickets before the end of May!'

After much talk on message boards about the reported figure, I'm sure many fans will be pleased to hear season ticket sales have gone better than reported.

What are your views on the club statement? Were they right to come out against the local newspaper or should the figure have been corrected in a more subtle manner?

Add your view at the ever growing Vital Crewe Forums.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday July 9 2007

Time: 4:10PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
excellent if that is the case, wtf they can't tell us the figure to end speculation is beyond me............ time will tell but i can't imagine they will be better than last season, or on par.
mowen23
Report Abuse
09/07/2007 16:35:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Unbeaten record goes (Saturday August 1 2015)

Davis pleased with keeper situation (Thursday July 30 2015)

Wait goes on for winger (Thursday July 30 2015)

Defender wants major role (Thursday July 30 2015)

New keeper targets start (Thursday July 30 2015)

Midfielder rediscovering form (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Keeper signs for Crewe (Tuesday July 28 2015)

Defender signs new deal (Monday July 27 2015)

Alex seek defensive cover (Monday July 27 2015)

Alex stay on winning run (Friday July 24 2015)

Archived Crewe Alexandra Articles

List All Vital Crewe Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Chesterfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
7. Colchester 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Coventry 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Crewe 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Doncaster 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Fleetwood 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Gillingham 0 0 0 0 0 0

Crewe Alexandra Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

STFC: Turnbull Re-Joins Swindon On Loan
Swindon : 02/08/2015 20:22:00
City`s Central Defensive Options
Coventry : 02/08/2015 20:00:01
Blackburn 3 Latics 0 - Preseason Over
Wigan : 02/08/2015 11:45:00
Bore Draw In Memorial
Peterborough : 02/08/2015 09:57:00
Dickov not ruling out more signings before season starts
Doncaster : 02/08/2015 09:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 48%
No 52%