Hertha Berlin has announced that it will be granting children free admission to its home games for the 2018-19 season.
The German Bundesliga football club will allow all children under 14-years-old a free pass to every game at its Olympiastadion home ground, except for the matches against Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.
Hertha Berlin’s average attendance for the 2017-18 season sits at 45,318, while it’s 2016-17 figures put it in third place in overall attendance in the Bundesliga.
The 74,475-capacity Olympiastadion welcomed its largest crowd in 2017-18, with the game against Bayern Munich drawing 71,212 fans.
“We want to make these young people Herthanians, members and fans of our club,” said the club’s managing director Ingo Schiller.
In addition, for fans aged between 14 and 17-years-old, Hertha Berlin has implemented a 50 per cent price reduction for tickets in still-to-be-defined action blocks for day passes.
The Bundesliga club also offers a 10 per cent discount on season tickets for 14- to 16-year-olds as well as pupils, trainees and students.
Season ticket holders that wish to keep a fixed seat to the Bayern and Dortmund games in conjunction with the free under 14 ticket can secure the ‘Kids Club season ticket.’
The club said details about the new ticket offer for children, including action blocks and procedure, will be announced on the first day of ticket sales for the new season.