MORE than 30,000 tickets have now been sold to Coventry City fans for the Play-Off Final at Wembley Stadium against Exeter City on Monday (kick-off 3pm).
The rate of selling since they were made available on Saturday has even surprised club officials.
Chief executive Dave Boddy had estimated yesterday that 30,000 tickets would be sold, given the short time period for selling – with Coventry City only making the play-off final with that sensational 4-1 victory in the semi-final second leg at Notts County on Friday.
But now it looks like the Sky Blue end at the national stadium could be filled with a figure approaching last year’s 43,000.
The deadline for postage of tickets is midnight tonight (22nd May) – with tickets now on general sale.
The club says that, after that, tickets will be e-tickets (or ‘TicketFast’) only – with tickets going off sale completely at 10am on Sunday.
Adult tickets range from £26 to £60, with concessions for adults and senior citizens.
The winner will get promoted to League One after the Sky Blues’ relegation last year.
It is their biggest game at Wembley since the 1987 FA Cup final, despite winning the Checkatrade Trophy at the national stadium last year, attended by an amazing 43,000 Coventry City fans who saw the 2-1 win against Oxford.
The CCFC website adds: “Tickets will be available in advance from eticketing.co.uk/CCFC or 0844 453 9134 only.
“In the general sale period, both ambulant and wheelchair disabled fans requiring a wheelchair space will be need to buy at the Butts Park Arena Ticket Office.”Fans who are not disabled will not be able to buy in person from the Ticket Office, only online or over the phone.
“Fans will be able to buy six tickets per person.
“Coventry City fans will be located in the West End of Wembley Stadium – this is the same as last year’s Checkatrade Trophy Final. The Sky Blues have been allocated upto 40,000 tickets.
“Ticketmaster will be distributing ALL Coventry City FC tickets direct, including those bought in person.”
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