Search

Terrace season tickets slashed at Daggers

12:30 17 April 2014

Daggers celebrate the goal against Oxford United on March 29. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Daggers celebrate the goal against Oxford United on March 29. Pic: Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO

Dave Simpson/TGSPHOTO c/o 27 Plaiters Way, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3LR - Editorial Use ONLY - FA Premier League and Football Leagu

Dagenham & Redbridge have made a move to boost home crowds at Victoria Road by slashing terrace season ticket prices for the 2014-15 campaign, as long as they are bought before May 30.

If purchased in the earlybird deal, it will cost just £179 for an adult (17 & over) and concessions, while a terrace and Traditional Builders Stand Combo
ticket will be £209 – the same as the price of one in the Barking & Dagenham College Family stand.

A seat in the Carling Stand will remain at £400, unless bought before May 30, when it will cost £335.

But it’s the terrace tickets offer which is a bold move by the club, having seen season ticket sales and the overall home attendance decline over the past few campaigns.

The Daggers have set a 1,000-plus season ticket target to reach before the earlybird deal closes, and in a club statement said: “The board does realise that just competing in the Football League is a feat in itself, but it also sees the work being done on and off the pitch, which is creating a real sense of optimism going forward.”

“The only disappointing feature in our Football League campaigns to date has been our inability to grow the fans base, despite the many initiatives 
during that time.

“That ‘Twelfth’ Man many football managers often refer to has not always been on our side and it is hoped this offer will start to address this.

“Our target is 1,000-plus season tickets sold by the end of May. In the eyes of many clubs, not a huge number, but to us a significant increase and one we hope to be able to proudly boast before the fixture list is announced.”

If left until after May 30, the price of the terrace season ticket for an adult will remain at this season’s price, £335.

Matchday ticket prices for the 2014-15 season are yet to be announced.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Barking and Dagenham Post visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Barking and Dagenham Post staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Barking and Dagenham Post account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Latest Barking and Dagenham Sports News

13:00

Daggers could welcome back two players in time to face Maidstone United on Tuesday

12:00

Archant’s Dave Evans, George Sessions and Ned Keating discuss the latest topics affecting our clubs

08:53

Students produce back-to-back wins in latest outings

Hammers boss Slaven Bilic says Andy Carroll is doubtful for the trip to Vicarage Road

Yesterday, 16:00

Blues lost to title rivals Clapton at end of January, but are unbeaten since

Yesterday, 14:00

Daggers fan Daniel Law is writing a blog during the 2016/17 season

Yesterday, 09:30

Caleb Clayman provides player ratings following the 2-1 win at home to Bromley in the National League

Wed, 17:30

Daggers new man came through 57 minutes of Tuesday’s 2-1 win at home to Bromley

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Barking and Dagenham Post
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now