According to a report from the Chronicle, Newcastle United have ‘sold out’ St. James’ Park for their match against Everton on the 28th December – with Magpies supporters lamenting the news whilst also discrediting the achievement due to the free half-season ticket initiative.
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Over a week ago, the club announced they were giving away free half-season tickets in a bid to give something back to the fans whilst potentially filling the ground and recapturing that famous Tyneside atmosphere.
Now, according to this latest news, the Magpies have ‘sold out’ for their home clash with Everton – mainly due to supporters snapping up 10,000 half-season tickets.
In response, a lot of fans have reacted with gloom to the news – potentially citing this as damaging to the Ashley protests.
Here’s what they had to say on social media.
Can’t believe Mike Ashley now has 52000 supporters
— neil (@o_peel) December 18, 2019
Fans take issue because it’s a bare faced lie. It can’t be ‘sold out’ when 20% of tickets were given away!
— Richard Bainbridge (@bainbridgera) December 18, 2019
Every game would be a sell out if they gave the tickets away for free. 🤦♂️
— Andrew Mason (@mase2031) December 19, 2019
Some people have sold there souls.
— thereal andrew young (@temperamentalan) December 18, 2019
I’m still boycotting Ashley United.
— Ken.Smith (@Kensmith9999) December 19, 2019
— Andy Trotter (@AndyTrotter6) December 18, 2019
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My seat will be empty…..
— Andy (@andy_77524) December 18, 2019
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