EFL fans refusing season-ticket refunds with supporters choosing to back their teams financially in a bid to help them survive the pandemic
- Football League clubs have been hit hard by fans not being able to attend games
- Clubs in Leagues One and Two have mostly benefitted from fans generosity
- Brentford have had 94 per cent of their fans opt to keep their money in the club
A staggering number of supporters in the EFL are refusing to ask for season-ticket refunds — in a bid to help their clubs survive the pandemic.
Sportsmail has heard from a number of teams where more than 95 per cent of the fanbase have told them to keep the money despite, for the most part, being unable to attend matches.
The generosity has left club officials stunned — and grateful, as many feared that a large uptake of refunds would cripple them financially.
Fans of EFL clubs are supporting their teams financially by not asking for refunds on tickets
In League One, Plymouth Argyle have had a ‘tiny’ number of refund requests while Burton have had ‘hardly any’ — and two-thirds of supporters have already renewed their season tickets for next season.
In the Championship, more than 94 per cent of Brentford fans have chosen to let the club keep their money, which equates to around £3million.
In League Two, Leyton Orient say fewer than 15 per cent of 3,650 season-ticket holders have taken a refund.
Two thirds of Burton Albion fans have already renewed their season tickets for next season
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