Hull City has continued its attendance-boosting ticketing scheme by offering half-price tickets to fans that attended the Derby County game during its half-term ticket initiative.
Ehab Allam, the Championship club’s vice-chairman, thanked members of the newly formed Supporters’ Committee, which is a fan-led group formed to discuss the ticketing structure, for support in developing a new pricing structure. The half-price ticket offer will now be extended to Saturday’s match against West Bromwich Albion.
He said: “As this (the new structure) won’t be ready in time for the West Brom game, and in the interest of keeping the momentum going, we would like to offer half-price match tickets for that game to all those supporters that purchased tickets for the home game against Derby County.”
Hull City halved ticket prices for its recent home game against Derby in a bid to boost its all-time low attendances. Over the course of the club’s opening six games of the new season, prior to the Derby game on October 26, the average gate had been just 10,665, a figure that places them 23rd in all of the Championship.
The 50 per cent off ticket scheme helped to draw in a crowd of more than 16,000 supporters to the 25,586-capacity KCOM Stadium, the club’s biggest home crowd since April 2018. Hull won the game 2-0.
Tickets for the West Brom match, which is scheduled for November 9, will again cost adults as little as £13.50, while junior ticket prices start at £4.50.
Allam added that as tickets for the West Brom fixture have been on sale for some time, fans that have already bought theirs can claim back the difference of the price paid.
He said: “As discussions continue with our steering group regarding ticket pricing, we are happy to offer a middle ground and hope to announce further details regarding our ticketing structure in the near future.”
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