Managing Director thanks supporters
Wolves are pleased to reveal that the final number of ‘Early Bird’ Season Tickets sold is 14,502, the fourth highest in the 15 years in which Wolves have run the Early Bird initiative.
And the figure is well beyond the 10, 121 who renewed at Early Bird stage this time last season, and also ahead of the eventual Season Ticket figure for the current season of 13, 831.
That is a 43% increase on Early Bird sales from last season - the highest ever increase - and also the first time that the Early Bird sales have topped the existing Season Ticket figure when the initiative has been open to all supporters.
Fans have responded to Early Bird prices being frozen, as well as new and extended discounted tickets for junior supporters as part of the Raised by Wolves ticketing initative.
There remains the additional target of partial refunds for fans if Wolves reach 16,500 Season Ticket Holders, including 14,400 adults, by May 31st.
At present, 11, 804 adults have purchased, meaning a further 2, 596 will be needed, which would be enough to go through the 16,500 target.
New supporters account for 2,701 of the sale while the junior sales figure of 2,698 is a 48% increase from this season.
The renewal rate from existing supporters is 88.6%.
“I cannot stress enough how much everyone at the Club appreciates the show of support from fans with the number of Season Tickets we have sold,” says Wolves Managing Director Laurie Dalrymple.
“We are delighted with the response to the Raised by Wolves initiative, in achieving the highest ‘Early Bird’ figure since the Club was going into the 2012/13 season, when the sales period took place whilst the Club was still in the Premier League.
“The level of backing already guaranteed for next season, along with the matchday improvements we have spoken about over the last week, will hopefully create a really vibrant and exciting atmosphere to get right behind Paul (Lambert) and the team.
“There still remains that additional target which we will hopefully reach over the next eight weeks which will allow supporters to receive a partial refund on the price of their Season Ticket.
“So while tickets will now revert to ‘summer’ prices, hopefully enough supporters will purchase to ensure they too receive some money back providing we hit that target by the end of May.
“I firmly believe it is achievable and, as I have already said previously, nothing would give me greater pleasure to press the button on those refunds.
“Just to conclude, a huge thank you once again to everyone who has already purchased a Season Ticket, and those planning to do so over the coming weeks.
“It is greatly appreciated by everyone at Wolves, and we are all now firmly focused on repaying that faith on and off the pitch to enjoy a successful end to this season before coming back refreshed and ready to go again in August.”
To view the summer prices available from tomorrow, click here.
To view the table of refunds, still available to fans purchasing between now and May 31st, click here.