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12 September 2012

Latics salute the Armed Forces

The military charity, Tickets For Troops, is delighted to announce that Latics will once again support the initiative donating tickets for their home fixtures at Boundary Park this season.


Tickets For Troops, which provides free tickets for sporting, musical and theatrical events to members of the Armed Forces, has had a longstanding partnership with The Football League since the charity was established in 2009 providing thousands of football tickets to service personnel.


Over 17,500 tickets have currently been donated by Football League clubs across the UK for the 2012/13 season.


Latics' Commercial Manager Jenny Warburton said: “ "The club is more than happy to work alongside such a great cause and will be looking at collaborating further with ‘tickets for troops’ throughout the season."

The work that these personnel carry out is outstanding and it is a huge boost to the morale of the troops to have their hard work and commitment recognised during these difficult times.


“Football League clubs have a longstanding close relationship with the Armed Forces, and it is great to see Oldham Athletic supporting Tickets For Troops in this way.

"The charity is a fantastic way of giving something back to our servicemen and women and The Football League is proud to be making a contribution to that effort.”
Gavin Megaw, Director of External Affairs at The Football League, said:


"The men and women of Her Majesty's Armed Forces are doing such an extraordinary job during these difficult times and it is fantastic that Oldham Athletic and The Football League have wanted to demonstrate their support and appreciation in such a generous way."Tickets For Troops Director of Operations, Ross Barden said:


: “Young men and women are risking their lives every day and Tickets for Troops is a very simple way of respecting their courage and their sacrifices.”England captain and Tickets For Troops Patron, Steven Gerrard MBE, said






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