Wolves sell out season tickets after price u-turn

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More than 15,000 fans signed a petition opposing price rises [Getty Images]

Wolverhampton Wanderers have announced they have sold their allocation of season tickets, following protests over proposed price rises.

Earlier this month the club agreed to scrap ticket increases for under-14s and freeze the cost of adult season tickets after a fan backlash.

A petition against the plans attracted more than 15,000 signatures, with supporters' groups urging the club to reconsider.

It had argued the increased prices were crucial to help it "to align more closely with comparable clubs" and to compete at the highest level.

The club had announced a series of price increases for the 2024-25 season, with some tickets up 17% and one category of under-14s tickets up 176% from £105 to £290.

Club chairman Jeff Shi said that commercial growth was “vital” for the football club's sustainability and competitiveness.

Wolves also said it had carried out a review which showed its adult prices were lower than most, while junior prices were among the lowest in the league.

Following the price rise u-turn, Darren Warren from the Wolves 1877 Trust said he had "a lot more respect for the people who made the decision".

However, he said there was "much more work to do" and that the club could be looking at prices for under 17s and under 21s.

The club said: "Wolves deeply value the feedback from our supporters and the role the fan advisory board plays in representing their voices."

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