In most parts of the world, sporting organisations, clubs and governing bodies make every effort to encourage involvement by all parts of their potential supporter base. This is especially the case where senior citizens are involved.
Unfortunately, the FFA and the A-League clubs clearly see seniors as a group not worthy of consideration when it comes to match day and membership concessions. Pension card holders of any age get the concession but not the seniors. Many of these pensioners receive benefits for not contributing to society and business in the way that most seniors have after years of working hard and paying taxes.
In making decisions on budgeting their incomes, many seniors will take advantage of the 20% – 50% discounts on entertainment available to them, at cinemas for example, than pay $40 for a single match ticket to an A-League game.
In every Australian state seniors cards are issued to people over the age of 60, not working …