That’s exactly right, and is the most cringeworthy aspect of the reply IMO, along with the “as far as I’m aware” tag line. In his position he should know every ticket price of every other club within a 30 mile radius, as well as every other club in our league OFF BY HEART, its his beedin job!!
Also its a typical cross purposes reply (deliberate I believe). The problem that has been discussed is the walk up match day price, NOT anything to do with season tickets. Young people, and indeed many who are not that young, want the choice to decide what they do with their limited funds on a day to day and week to week basis, without having to sign up to something. I was a pay on the gate fan for many years at Fellows Park before I decided I might as well get a season ticket as I was actually going every week, its a natural progression. If Walsall FC don’t enter that market at the correct point, then they won’t attract the customers in the market, which is exactly what is happening.
If a cheap pay on the day ticket was an apple, and that’s what the punters all want, it doesn’t matter how many lovely juicy oranges you’ve got to sell!
The bit about student concessions is laughable, a student concession is no more difficult to police than any other concession.
“What more can we do??”, carries the same tone as “go and support Luton…”.
And all these managers and heads of departments in the vast match-day business empire of Walsall home games. They’re so rushed off their feet managing…they have to be told to go and experience the processes they are supposed to be in control of.
Tell you what, sack the whole lot of them, sack executive ones as well, and instead of having a board filled with Bonser’s cronies and family, get some directors that love the club enough to get down on a match-day and put a shift in like those at the likes of Rushall will do every week. Divert the money saved into signing some better players.