5,700 Hammers tickets sold
August 22, 2007
[image1]Season ticket holders and members of the club’s top support groups have snapping up tickets in their thousands for next week’s Carling Cup second round meeting with West Ham United.
Over 5,700 tickets have been sold for the match in just two days of trade, with second tier support groups and memberships getting their chance to book a place at the game from 9:00am on Wednesday.
Supporters who attended Saturday’s opening League One home game against Crewe Alexandra but don’t fall into either of the above categories will then get their chance from 9:00am on Friday.
Tickets for the game went on sale from 9:00am on Monday (20th August) to season ticket holders, Presidents Club members, 1883 Club members, Helpline members and Supporters Club Shareholding Scheme subscribers (maximum one per membership).
Supporters Club members, Senior Pirates and Young Pirates will be able to purchase tickets from Wednesday onwards (maximum one per membership).
Fans with either the special match voucher or an official matchday ticket from the home game against Crewe Alexandra will be able to purchase tickets from Friday (maximum one per voucher or ticket).
Tickets are on sale at both Pirate Leisure at the Memorial Stadium and the Supporters Club shop in Kingswood.
Normal matchday admission prices will be in place for the tie, with no early bird discounts.
All remaining tickets will then go on general sale exclusively online from 7:00pm on Friday, and then should any remain, for personal callers and telephone bookings from 9:00am on Saturday.
Online sales will end at midnight on Sunday 26th August with any last tickets going on sale to personal callers only between 10:00am and 3:00pm on Bank Holiday Monday 27th August, the day before the game, at Pirate Leisure only. If tickets have sold out by Monday then neither club shop will be open on this day.
There will be no tickets available on the day of the match whatsoever.
West Ham fans have been awarded the entire Becks South Stand behind the goal, along with the Away Terrace.