Norwich City announce increases of around 10pc in season ticket prices for 2012-13 campaign

Norwich City have this afternoon announced season ticket prices for the 2012-13 season, with an increase of around �2.50 per match for standard adult tickets.

The price of an adult ticket in The Barclay stand and Thorpe Corner, known as The Snake Pit, has risen by �47.50 to �471, an increase of just over 10pc.

Over-75 seats in the same areas - all calculated at the first opportunity to buy, before a deadline of Sunday, February 26 - have risen by �28.50 to �277, 65+ and under-21 seats have risen by the same amount to �310 and �201.50 respectively and under-12 seats have risen by �19 to �112.50.

The adult, over-75 and 65+ tickets are exactly the same in the family areas in the Norwich and Peterborough Stand, Aviva Community Stand and Wensum Corner.

However, under-21 prices in these three areas have increased by �68.50 to �201.50 - one of the largest increases at around 34pc - and the under-16 and under-12 prices have both risen �19, to �80.50 and �55.50 respectively.


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The season tickets go on sale from tomorrow morning, ahead of Paul Lambert's side's latest Premier League home clash, against Chelsea (12.45pm).

The club have confirmed that no new season tickets will be offered as they are capped at 22,000, of a stadium which now holds 26,816 and is almost always sold out.

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Full details of the season tickets are due to arrive in the post to current holders from tomorrow morning.

City chief executive, David McNally, said: 'The Yellow Army is the envy of many clubs around the country and the way in which you follow your club, home or away, is an important part of what makes Norwich City truly unique.

'Behind the scenes at Carrow Road, we remain committed to doing all we can to support the first team and ensuring we serve our incredible supporters.

'Our business plan is designed to allow continuous improvements at the football club, on and off the pitch, and we will continue to do all we can in helping Paul Lambert in his efforts to win football matches whilst we continue to provide good customer service to all supporters.

'We also commit to you that any spare cash raised by the football club will be used to strengthen the first team squad and so we are fully focused in growing all commercial areas at Norwich City.

'Inevitably, prices have increased for next season and yet this still represents great value for money whilst your season ticket remains the most affordable way to watch football at Carrow Road.

'We will never underestimate the support and commitment you give to your football club.'

- For full reaction analysis of the new season ticket prices, see tomorrow's Norwich Evening News and Eastern Daily Press.

- What do you think of the price changes? Leave a comment below, email david.freezer@archant.co.uk or tweet @davefreezer

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