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Leeds Game - More good work from Laurie & Co

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"Wolves are delighted to announce that tickets for March's midweek trip to Leeds United will be subsidised by the club.
The visit to Elland Road is one of four games on the road in the space of three weeks, so the club has moved to ease the burden on supporters, who have already been travelling in vast numbers throughout the season.
Originally priced at £37 for adults and £25 for concessions for a fixture live on Sky Sports, the subsidy sees tickets prices drop to £30 and £20 respectively."


A small drop in price but its little gestures like this that show the club in a good light

https://www.wolves.co.uk/news/first-team/20180213-wolves-subsidise-leeds-united-tickets/
 
This is the difference in leadership.

Laurie will look at a problem and see what we can do to fix it. If we can't we can't, at least we had a go.

Jez would be presented with a possible solution to a problem and look for reasons why we couldn't do it.
 
Jez would be presented with a possible solution to a problem and look for reasons why we couldn't do it.

"Ipswich didn't do it so we are just following the rest of the League"
 
Jez Moxey in 'never been the best in the business and really was shit' shocker.
 
Just to play Devils Advocate here a second....

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Aren't these incentives a whole lot easier to do when you're properly loaded and not tasked with balancing the books with the ultimate goal of being self-supporting?
 
Its a great gesture, incentivising Leeds to charge less is out of their control nor can they bring derision on the pricing without breaking league rules (See AFC Wimbledon v McDons) but they've done what little they can.

It's an absolute disgrace that a club which last played Premier League football 14 years ago still justifies these prices.
 
The club could have easily covered the costs on the odd coach trip for away fans or covering part of the ticket costs before the Fosun era. They just decided not to bother with it.

In the Grand Scheme of things, the cost to the club is a very very tiny % of income.
 
I think the difference is treating supporters as fans and not as customers.
 
Just to play Devils Advocate here a second....

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Aren't these incentives a whole lot easier to do when you're properly loaded and not tasked with balancing the books with the ultimate goal of being self-supporting?

Regardless of our model it was Moxeys disingenuous nature, for instance free coach travel to every game if we get promoted in (published in May 2016)... we'd just finished 14th 35 points behind the Champions.

Easy sound bites which at that stage most of us thought we'd never get close to being in a promotion push with a disinterested owner, players being sold off etc etc.

When Moxey could in 03/04 or 09/12 he very rarely (If ever) did?
 
Great gesture! The club are getting everything right atm.

This season has been like a dream to be honest.
 
How to run a business without making it look like you're just trying to run a business.
Excellent management, the club will benefit from gestures like this in the long term as will the supporters.
Loyalty is reciprocal and can't be measured.
 
Great gesture from the club.
Leeds are fuckers for this ridiculous pricing although this season BOLTON have been charging away fans £35
YES that is to enter such an hallowed ground and watch Bolton.
Some clubs subsidised tickets for that one too.
 
What Moxey couldn't see is that you reap what you sow. Treat fans well and they feel well disposed to the club and are more likely to attend rather than think "Fuck it, the England rugby is on, I'll watch that instead and save a few quid". Everything he did was penny pinching and he only looked at the consequences in isolation rather than in combination.
 
What the previous leadership couldn't see was how to grow your fan base, and thus income potential too. Actually this is a win win for Fosun if part of a wider strategy, which it clearly is.
 
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