Hearts reach new milestone in season ticket sales after Tynecastle is passed 'Covid safe'

Fans continue to buy up seats in numbers
Hearts fans have bought more than 8,000 season tickets.Hearts fans have bought more than 8,000 season tickets.
Hearts fans have bought more than 8,000 season tickets.

Hearts’ season ticket sales broke the 8,000 barrier today as fans continue buying up seats ahead of the 2020/21 campaign.

Despite awaiting a definite decision on which league the club will play in, Tynecastle supporters are committing to the cause in their thousands.

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The 7,000 season ticket mark was reached last month and numbers now total more than 8,000 in a show of solidarity between Hearts and their fanbase.

An independent arbitration panel is due to deliver a verdict in the coming days on whether Hearts and Partick Thistle’s relegation appeal has succeeded.

Both clubs took the Scottish Professional Football League to court claiming relegations were unlawful because rules were changed.

If they fail, they want £8million and £2million in compensation respectively. The matter was referred for arbitration earlier this month and the outcome will determine whether Hearts play Premiership or Championship football in the coming season.

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Supporters are keen to secure their seats regardless of the outcome, and Tynecastle Park has already been confirmed as safe with a Covid-19 Industry Standard certificate.

The paperwork proves Hearts have followed all government guidelines regarding safety and cleanliness, whilst also putting social distancing measures in place for matches to be played.

If the club are to remain in the Championship, they will not play competitive games until October. If reinstated to the Premiership, they are due to kick off on August 1.

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