By Duncan Mackay

An exclusive window is being created by Glasgow 2014 to allow the public who did not get tickets in the initial application phase reapplyOctober 3 - A special exclusive sales window is being created later this month by Glasgow 2014 for fans who were unsuccessful in the first phase of tickets applications for the Commonwealth Games, it has been announced. 

Before they go on general public sale, there will be an exclusive opportunity for all existing ticketing applicants to purchase any remaining public tickets.

All tickets will be immediately available for sale on a first-come, first-served basis on the official Glasgow 2014 ticketing website.

The on sale period will run from Monday, October 21 to Saturday October 26, with the first two days - Monday October 21 and Tuesday October 22 - dedicated exclusively to those who received no tickets from their application.

From Wednesday October 23 applicants who received some of their requested tickets in the application period will also be able to access the ticketing website.

On Friday October 25 and Saturday October 26 everyone who applied for tickets will have an exclusive second chance to top-up their ticket account before all remaining tickets go on general public sale.

Disappointed fans have been finding out if they have been unsuccessful with their ticket applications for Glasgow 2014Disappointed fans have been finding out if they have been unsuccessful with their ticket applications for Glasgow 2014

All those who participated in the application process will be informed by email or letter within the next few days of the opportunity – and how and when the exclusive on sale period is available to them.

A total of 2.3 million requests were made for up to one million tickets in the application phase of the Glasgow 2014 ticketing programme. 

"I'm delighted we're now able to offer this exclusive on sale period to those who have already demonstrated their commitment and enthusiasm for Glasgow 2014 through their applications for tickets," said Ty Speer, deputy chief executive of Glasgow 2014. 

"There is still a wealth of opportunities to experience world-class competition across a wide range of sports.

"For everyone who wants to be part of the UK's next big sporting festival this is the best opportunity to secure tickets.

"Over the next few days we will be contacting everyone individually to let them know about this exclusive opportunity and what it means for them as well as thank them for their incredible support of Glasgow 2014 so far."

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