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Wellens will still be captain next year
SAINTS’ in-form but off-contract captain Paul Wellens will still be at Langtree Park next season.
Although the club have yet to announce any details of his new contract, a press release issued by the club today regarding the sale of season tickets indicates clearly that the long-serving number one will skipper the team again next season.
Talking about the excitement building towards Saints’ second year at Langtree Park, chairman, Eamonn McManus said: “Next season will be another big year in the club’s history as we look to develop both on and off the field, building on the successes of our Youth Academy Programme combined with overseas experience, under the leadership of new Head Coach Nathan Brown and Captain Paul Wellens.”
In talking about the packages unveiled for season ticket holders McManus continues: “2012 saw Langtree Park full on several memorable occasions, with more than 10,000 Season Ticket holders securing their place, with attendances nearly 50 per cent up on 2011.
"We are looking to increase this further in 2013 with success on the pitch through new signings Willie Manu and Jordan Turner and some great value offers for Season Ticket holders.
“This huge increase in demand has shaped some of our new offerings for 2013, with the Hattons Solicitors West Stand selling out, we have released more standing capacity for Saints fans by offering Season Tickets in the East Stand, combined with a seat in the North Stand for the Wigan, Warrington and Hull KR games.
“We have also increased the amount of allocated seating in the North and South Stands and reduced prices in these areas to make it even more affordable to watch Saints in 2013.
“You can also spread the cost of your Season Ticket across 12 monthly payments with an easy to manage Direct Debit scheme for all Season Ticket Holders buying in the renewal periods. I would encourage all Saints fans to secure their place, in your chosen stand to avoid disappointment as again, demand will be high.”