Local children benefit from ticketing initiative
Following the game against Colchester United, 30,000 tickets will have been distributed to local children through a Manchester United community ticketing initiative this season.
Collette Roche, chief operating officer, said:
“We are committed to helping younger fans watch live, affordable football. This is part of our efforts to help create a consistently vibrant atmosphere at Old Trafford and encourage our next generation of match-goers.
“While the stadium is sold out for the vast majority of games we feel that it is important to seize these rare opportunities to widen access and give back to our local community.“The feedback that we have received on this grassroots ticketing promotion has been terrific. It’s put a smile on a lot of kids’ faces, many of whom will have visited Old Trafford for the first time.“We welcome each and every one of them to the Manchester United family.”