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Huge Demand for Europa League tickets

West Ham have been swamped by huge demand for Europa League tickets for Thursday night after sales opened to the general public at 9am this morning. Many fans have complained they can’t get through on the phones or website as the ticket infrastructure struggles to cope with the demand.

West Ham released a statement saying ¬†“We are experiencing huge demand for tickets for the UEFA Europa League first qualifying round visit of FC Lusitanos on Thursday 2 July. We are working to process your online and telephone bookings as quickly as possible. Thank you for your loyal support!”

One disgruntled fan left a message on the club’s official facebook page complaining.¬†“Bit of a joke really…. Understand the demand, but 2 hours 15 minutes wait on the website? Then when you finally choose your seats the page freezes and they time out and lose them… Think you need to update your system. How will you cope when we move to the OS and its a major game?”

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About Sean Whetstone

I am Season Ticket Holder in West stand lower at the London Stadium and before that, I used to stand in the Sir Trevor Brooking Lower Row R seat 159 in the Boleyn Ground and in the Eighties I stood on the terraces of the old South Bank. I am a presenter on the West Ham Podcast called MooreThanJustaPodcast.co.uk. A Blogger on WestHamTillIdie.com a member of the West Ham Supporters Advisory Board (SAB), Founder of a Youtube channel called Mr West Ham Football at http://www.youtube.com/MrWestHamFootball, I am also the associate editor here at Claret and Hugh. Life Long singer of bubbles! Come on you Irons! Follow me at @Westhamfootball on twitter

6 comments on “Huge Demand for Europa League tickets

  1. Wonder if they’ve sold my seat,can’t make it next Thursday,gutted!

  2. Wonder how many Premier Points that’s going to cost us ?
    Ops thought I was on Wetpants,
    35k against a part timer that’s my vote

  3. Hammer fans are wonderful .. cant imagine any other group of fans munching up tickets for a match like this

  4. Got mine in the DM BETWAY UPPER ;Only single seats left but I’m going on my own…..

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