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Wolves 1877 Supporters Trust message to fans: Boycott season ticket renewals

The Wolves 1877 Supporters Trust has called on fans to boycott season tickets amid fury over the scale of the price hikes.


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In a statement this afternoon, the trust said it was 'outraged' by the price rises and accused the club of 'putting profit before its loyal fanbase'.

It is now seeking an urgent meeting with chairman Jeff Shi, director of football operations Matt Wild and commercial manager Russell Jones.

In the meantime, it called on fans to 'send a message to the club' by refusing the renew their season tickets.

The statement reads: "The Wolves 1877 Trust is outraged by the size of the increase for season ticket renewals announced by the club today.

"The increases are way above the rate of inflation and increased costs associated with running a football match. It's clear the club is putting profit before its loyal fan base.

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"The increase is an affront to loyal match going fans who have seen year on year increases since we returned to the Premier League in 2018. This also does not bode well for match day prices.

"This increase is at a time when the club is experiencing record revenues through TV money and sponsorship.

"The Club in their engagement meetings with the Trust have been proud to promote having the cheapest prices for children in the league. The above 100% increase is a devastating blow to families who attend games and ends the reasonable prices for the future fans of the club."

It adds: "We are unhappy that fans are expected to pay more when the facilities at Molineux have not improved and there are no plans to redevelop the stadium.

"We are calling on season ticket holders to take the unprecedented stance and send a message to the club by boycotting the renewal process. This sadly is the only way we can see the club changing course.

"We will be asking for an urgent meeting with Jeff Shi, Matt Wild and Russell Jones to discuss our concerns. It's time to back the Trust. If you're unhappy about the ticket increases join the Trust on the link in the comments."