Gainsborough Trinity indebted to fans for record season ticket sales, ahead of Scunthorpe United visit

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Gainsborough Trinity are indebted to their fans, after breaking the club’s season ticket record.

The Blues fans have snapped up 120 of the ‘pay what you like’ season tickets – and the club hope to shift some more before the start of the season, as they come close to doubling last season’s total.

Chairman Richard Kane expressed his gratitude to the supporters, whose financial input has meant Trinity are in better shape off the field, and better organised than in recent summers.

He said: “Sincere thanks to our supporters for getting behind the scheme.

“The early revenue has assisted with the planning of finances for the forthcoming season.”

Gainsborough, who begin their friendly fixtures on Saturday with the visit of Scunthorpe United, have learned of their schedule for the newly-named National League North.

Worcester City provide the first opposition of the campaign, at the Martin and Co Arena on 8th August.

The first derby is at home to Boston United on 29th August.

And the Boxing Day and 2nd January fixtures will see the Blues host and travel to North Ferriby United respectively, with a trip to Boston sandwiched between on 28th December.

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