Noel Whelan insisted fans must be reimbursed for their season tickets after Rangers revealed their plan if the season is completed behind-closed-doors.
The former Leeds and Aberdeen forward, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, urged clubs to act as “people need money”, not only football clubs, during the Coronavirus pandemic.
A statement from Managing Director Stewart Robertson announced fans will receive a £25 voucher to spend at the club in the eventuality of the “season’s games not being completed in front of supporters”.
The SPFL season hangs in the balance with the lower leagues already having been declared finished following the controversial ballot last month.
If the Scottish Premiership was to resume, it would almost certainly be played behind-closed-doors with mass gatherings unlikely to be government-approved until 2021.
When asked by Football Insider if the voucher incentive was an adequate proposal, Whelan said: “People that have paid for a season ticket should be reimbursed one way or another.
“Whether the money is taken off the new season ticket, reimburse them now or another incentive. The clubs have got to do that.
“People need money during these times. They have forked out in full for the season ticket and they might be paying them off.
“If the fans cannot go to these remaining games they should be reimbursed. It is no different to a holiday you could have booked. If you cannot attend for certain reasons, which is COVID-19, it is not different.”
Football Insider understands there is a consensus for the season to be completed but many clubs are also fearing it is growing logistically impossible.
This 2019/20 season tickets cost between £372 and £724 and the club have frozen prices ahead of next season.
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