Devoted Hartlepool United fans queue overnight as play-off final tickets go on general sale ahead of Torquay United clash

Hartlepool United fans are queuing overnight at Victoria Park in a bid to get their hands on a play-off final ticket ahead of Sunday’s game.

Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 11:06 pm

Pools face Torquay United on Sunday at Bristol City’s Ashton Gate stadium with promotion to the Football League the prize for the winners.

Season ticket holders have had their chance to buy their tickets over the past two days and now the remaining tickets will go on general sale on Wednesday morning at The Vic.

They are expected to sell-out quickly, with a large number of fans queuing overnight in a bid to get a ticket in the morning.

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Hartlepool United fans queue outside The Vic ahead of general sale on Wednesday. Picture by Frank Reid.
Hartlepool United fans queue outside The Vic ahead of general sale on Wednesday. Picture by Frank Reid.

Pools have been allocated 3,100 tickets in total for the National League final (KO 2pm Sunday).

A club statement read: “We are pleased to announce all the details ahead of general sale tomorrow. Tickets are limited to one per account.

“One person can purchase tickets for up to 4 accounts including their own. That means one person can come down to the ticket office tomorrow and purchase 4 tickets including their own in one transaction.

“Each individual ticket will be allocated to the individual account. If you don’t have an account you can come down and make an account over the counter when you are buying your tickets.

“Tickets can also be purchased over the phone where an account can be created. For season ticket holders who have already purchased, there will be no opportunity to come down and swap.

“Ticket office opening hours: 10am-6pm,” it added.

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