Date:Wednesday February 28 2007
Andrew Surman is delighted with the new ticket prices and hopes it will encourage younger fans to Southampton, just like he was when he was younger.
Speaking to the official site: when we came to live here, I was thrilled because it meant I could go and watch them regularly.
I had never been in a football stadium before and I loved it. They had just made The Dell all-seater and my parents bought season tickets.
'The first game I ever saw was the 4-3 home defeat by Nottingham Forest when Matthew Le Tissier got a hat-trick on the opening day of the 1995-96 season.
From then on I watched Saints pretty much every week, cheering on the likes of Tiss and Jason Dodd and Claus Lundekvam who is now a team-mate!
'It was a big part of my life. I loved watching the team play and I would hate that opportunity to be denied to other youngsters.
It is so important to get kids in. Once you have experienced a game, you just want to keep coming back.
'I loved it and I would love other youngsters to have the same opportunity as I did. If prices are too expensive, it puts people off and you lose them.
I think the new season ticket prices will definitely encourage children to come to games and it is good to see them being reduced for adults and senior citizens too.'
Join Vital Saints
To visit the Vital Saints message board, click here.
This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Saint.
Koeman - We Kept Our Belief (Wednesday November 26 2014)
Stats: Aston Villa v Southampton (Monday November 24 2014)
Koeman Ready For Fixture Run (Friday November 21 2014)
Fonte Makes Portugal Debut (Wednesday November 19 2014)
Three Picked For TV (Tuesday November 11 2014)
Long & Clyne Talk Leicester (Sunday November 9 2014)
Koeman - Perseverance Paid Off (Sunday November 9 2014)
Stats: Southampton v Leicester (Saturday November 8 2014)
Koeman - We Will Deal With The Expectations (Thursday November 6 2014)
New Training Centre Honours Markus (Wednesday November 5 2014)
|3. Man City||12||7||3||2||+11||24|
|4. Man Utd||12||5||4||3||+4||19|
|6. West Ham||12||5||3||4||+4||18|
|Lawrence Heads Out On Loan
» Leicester City : 27/11/2014 18:08:00
|No Injury Worries For Pearson
» Leicester City : 27/11/2014 18:02:00
|Lampard - Aguero Is Right Up There
» Man City : 27/11/2014 17:45:00
|Shaw Out for a Fortnight
» Man Utd : 27/11/2014 17:42:00
|Riot Act Read!
» West Ham : 27/11/2014 17:36:00