Sandgaard to support season-ticket holders who are unable to get to games

Thomas Sandgaard will enable season-ticket holders who are unable to get to games to retain their CAFC Cash.

Supporters selected in the club’s balloting system that are unable to attend on medical grounds or who are over the age of 70 were credited with CAFC Cash for Wednesday’s game against Milton Keynes Dons, but the Charlton Owner has extended the offer to any season-ticket holder who is unable to attend a game while the current balloting system is in place. 

Commercial Director Wayne Mumford said: “I think Charlton supporters will have seen already just how important the club’s fanbase is to Thomas and this is a generous gesture at a time where a lot of families are having to deal with a variety of new challenges.

“Following feedback from supporters, Thomas and the Charlton staff have moved quickly to put this in place for our next home game against AFC Wimbledon.

“Thomas has been calling for fans to be allowed back into the stadium and while he wasn’t with us on Wednesday, I know he was watching on Valley Pass and heard the fantastic reaction he got when his message to supporters went up on the big screen.”

Supporters can use CAFC Cash to purchase the live streaming of Charlton games on Valley Pass or on other future purchases. Supporters can also choose to donate their CAFC Cash back to the club.

Charlton welcomed 2,000 fans into The Valley on Wednesday and Mumford wanted to thank the supporters and the staff following the game. 

He said: “Wednesday’s game was only approved last Friday, so for the team to turn everything around in such a short space of time is very impressive and a testament to everyone’s hard work and dedication – especially the ticketing team and operational staff. 

“We’d also like to thank the fans for working with the club’s staff on Wednesday. We appreciate it is a slightly different matchdays experience and we’ll continue to look for ways to improve the experience and hopefully increase the amount of fans we are allowed to get into the stadium.”

The club and Greenwich Council, who have been very supportive, were very pleased with the way the fans followed the phased arrival at Wednesday game, which helped maintain social distancing outside the stadium. With fans and staff now more used to the process, the club will be able to bring those phased timings closer to kick-off, so for Saturday’s game, supporters will be assigned arrival times between 1.30pm – 2.15pm.

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