Burnley FC fans snap up season tickets

Burnley fans have bought 10,500 season tickets

Burnley fans have bought 10,500 season tickets

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Burnley have announced that 10,500 season tickets have already been sold for the 2011/12 season, at the end of the Early Bird period, which ended on Thursday.

Clarets chairman Barry Kilby is thrilled at the level of backing from the fans, after what has been something of a frustrating campaign to date: “The Board of Directors is delighted at the number of season tickets sold during the Early Bird period.

“The figure shows we are heading in the right direction, and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all supporters for their loyal support.”

Supporters are reminded that season ticket sales are now suspended until further notice.

There will, however, be a week allocated for seat swaps later this month.

This date will be announced once all current early bird season ticket applications have been processed.

• Burnley been given 2,800 tickets for the npower Championship game against Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday, April 30th (kick-off 12-45 p.m.).

Supporters with 2,600-plus loyalty points only are invited to apply for postal applications.

Tickets prices are Adults £30, 60 and over £20, and Under 16s £16.

• Burnley have been given an initial allocation of 1,000 tickets for the game against Derby County at Pride Park on Saturday, April 23rd (kick-off 3 p.m.).

Tickets are available via postal applications only, priced at Adults £28, 60 and over £16-50, and Under 18s £11-50.

Tickets purchased on the day are Adults £31, 60 and over £18-50 and Under 18s £13-50.

• Burnley Football Club’s popular Holiday Course returns again this Easter.

Starting on Monday, April 11th, the course will run until Thursday, 21st, excluding weekends.

Burnley’s Spirit of Sport centre will be the host of the main Holiday Course activities this half term, with football, dance, fit kids and arts and crafts.

Prices range from £10-12 per day, or £40-50 per week, depending on the tariff.

There will also be a Holiday Course at St Joseph’s Primary School in Barnoldswick, in the second week of half-term - Monday, April 18th to Thursday, 21st, with prices from £10-12 per day or £30-40 for the week.

There will also be an Easter Egg Hunt around Turf Moor.

Children will have the opportunity to explore Turf Moor in behind the scenes egg hunts, which will lead the group around areas including the directors’ box, the chairman’s lounge, the trophy room, the players’ changing rooms and many more interesting places.

For more information, please contact Martyn Robinson on 833456 or e-mail m.robinson@burnleyfc.com

• Clarets Development Draw week 9 winners: £1,000 winner - R. O’Rourke (A4963); £100 winners - R. Seery (Y2099), B. Williams (F0358), C. McEvoy (A0441), D. Luke (C0681). Jackpot numbers 6, 10, 13, 30. No winner, next week £3,500.