Newcastle United at the moment is a club in renaissance, with the man leading the club back to where we belong – being a top club in Europe – is the extremely popular and very talented Mr. Rafa Benitez.
Our average home league attendance last season was the highest second division attendance in England since way back in 1959 when Elvis was King.
The average attendance was 51,108 and that just shows the backing that Rafa Benitez has from the local Geordie fans.
Lee Charnley – Newcastle’s’ Managing Director
Season tickets selling very quickly
Now we are back in the Premier League again, having gone up as Champions, we expected season tickets to sell very quickly.
On Monday, Newcastle sold 1,000 season tickets on the very first day of general sales as local fans want to ensure they are part of the Rafa revolution (Rafalution) going on at full speed at the moment.
To say it’s an exciting time now for Newcastle fans everywhere is a massive understatement.
Newcastle sold close to 38,000 season tickets last season and will sell more than that this season when we will welcome teams like Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Tottenham to the mercurial St. James’ Park Stadium – and likely beat quite a few of them too.
The club has already said they are “surpassing expectations” in terms of their overall sales – as reported in the Chronicle yesterday.
So if you want to get a season ticket or renew your existing one you can do it here or on the box office at
0844 372 1892 (calls cost 7 pence per minute).
The fact that Rafa Benitez and Lee Charnley are also working hard to bring in up to eight new players into the first team squad is also an exciting prospect.
The club is hoping we can make a breakthrough in the transfer market this week and sign 26 year-old Frenchman Florian Lejeune – said to be Rafa’s number one center-back target for the summer.
That would be good – very good.