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Ticket sales drop as fans watch and wait

PUBLISHED: 13:03 20 May 2009 | UPDATED: 13:34 24 August 2010

By Ben Kosky QPR are becoming increasingly desperate to fill their managerial vacancy after season ticket sales plummeted even further than anticipated. The Times understands that Rangers have sold barely 3,000 season tickets so far as supporters wait to

By Ben Kosky

QPR are becoming increasingly desperate to fill their managerial vacancy after season ticket sales plummeted even further than anticipated.

The Times understands that Rangers have sold barely 3,000 season tickets so far as supporters wait to learn the identity of Paulo Sousa's successor.

Many fans feel disenchanted by Sousa's sacking and the team's general lack of on-field progress last season, but the club hope a new appointment will encourage them to dip into their pockets again.

Last summer, the club announced they were restricting season ticket sales to 10,000 - but it looks highly unlikely that move will need to be repeated.

In a risible and illogical statement earlier this week, Rangers announced that the 'early bird' deadline - offering fans a five per cent discount on last year's prices - had been extended to Friday due to a 'backlog' of applications.

Meanwhile, Rangers have also confirmed a pre-season friendly away to Blue Square Premier side Oxford United on Friday July 24, kick-off 7.45pm.

The Rs had been due to meet Oxford in a friendly last summer, but the fixture was called off.


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