Companies everywhere are tightening budgets and a football club like St Pats is no different.
To win silverware in 2009 we must once again compete at the highest level but we need to do so without putting the club at financial risk.
We will need to maximise revenues and of course a key revenue that allows us to plan and budget for the year ahead is our season ticket income.
I would like to thank all our 2008 season ticket holders for their support and I look forward to welcoming you back as season ticket holders again in 2009.
While there were plenty of enjoyable games and one or two disappointments over the season I'm sure you will have derived good value from your Pat's season ticket.
Next year the Premier division changes to a ten team format with more high level games and more Dublin derbies.
With an extended fixture schedule there will be extra home games in 2009 but we have decided to keep our season ticket prices the same.
Season ticket holders are our core supporters.
In our 80th Anniversary Year we would hope to reward our season ticket holders and put the extra vouchers in your season ticket books to far better use.
It will be a tough year ahead both on and off the pitch and I would encourage you all to invest in the club and to purchase a 2009 season ticket.
Season Ticket gift vouchers are currently available from the club shop, contact Max on 01 454 6332 to order yours.
Season Ticket Savings – Order Before Xmas and avail of great savings:
SEASON TICKET TYPE || OUR PRICE || FULL PRICE || SAVINGS
ADULT STAND....... || .. €255 . || .. €360 .. || ..€105
ADULT GROUND...... || .. €200 . || .. €270 .. || ..€70
STUDENT /OAP...... || .. €140 . || .. €180 .. || ..€40
CHILD FAMILY...... || .. €50 .. || .. €90 ... || ..€40
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