as reported by twtd.co.uk
O’Neill: Season Ticket Announcement on Wednesday
Monday, 15th Apr 2019 10:49
Town general manager of football operations Lee O’Neill has revealed that season ticket prices for 2019/20, the Blues’ first campaign in the third tier for 62 years, will be announced on Wednesday.
O’Neill was speaking in an in-depth interview with Mark Murphy on BBC Radio Suffolk’s breakfast show this morning (from 1hr 10mins 10secs).
“We’re going to be coming out on Wednesday with that,” O’Neill said. “The club will make an announcement on Wednesday regarding the season tickets.”
Asked whether the news are likely to put smiles on faces, with price cuts of around 15-20 per cent believed to have been under consideration, he added: “I very much hope so, we’ve gone through a lot of consultation, we’ve listened and spoken to a lot of people.
“[Season ticket holders] are really important for us for next season and we need their support more than ever.”
Town had 10,200 season ticket holders this season, a total which was up on the previous campaign.
O’Neill reiterated his March comments regarding the hit the business side of the club will take from relegation which the club expects to total £9 million.
Media money alone will drop by £6-£7 million, which has been about 40 per cent of total revenue in recent seasons, while commercial income, sponsorship and gate receipts are also set to be reduced.
Player wages will be cut in line with clauses included in contracts, while the Blues will have