I had a seasie from 1983 to 92.
I re-applied in 2000/01.
Since about 1995 ish, I have had a season ticket every year...... just not in my name.
Since then, I've had a season tickets from 5 different people.
I've been known as John, Bob, Alan, Paul, and even Sue. Yes thats right, 'SUE'.
I can count on one hand, the amount of home games I've missed in that time.
There is no doubt thousands of people who are on the list who have never been to a game or been to 2 in about 10 years, they should give preference to members/fancard holders with games over them people because at least they are actively going to games and can be seenfrom their purchase history etc.
Sorry to throw a spanner in your works, but there is an annomaly to that theory.
The funny thing about purchase history, is it doesn't tell the full story.
If they looked at my own purchase history, then they'll see that I've been to every home cup game (and many,many aways) in the last........ well, since the introduction of the fancard.
yet, my own fan card does not show any league games on it.
Does this make me a cherry picking fairweather supporter, or not?
The reason my own fancard has no league games on it, is I currently have my best mates season ticket, and have had since about 2003.
He got out of the habbit, and stopped going. I took it on, gladly.
It's in his name, not mine, and I've been informed that I can not change it over, because the rules are you can only pass it on within a family.
So I'm in the quandry of missing only a hand full on games ( in all competitions ) in the last 17-18 years, yet have virtually zero purchase history of league games.
Where does that leave me!
As for the shambles that is the Ticket Office.
Last season ( 1009/10), March to be precise, I sent a letter to the TO with an S.A.E in it, for an update on the season ticket waiting list, and where I was on it.
. . . . . . . . . I got a reply about two and a half weeks ago, to tell me the result.
YES, THAT'S RIGHT. 11 months and a missing S.A.E. just to tell me, I'm still on the list.