Good news for fans as Prem away tickets costs are capped

Date published: Thursday 7th February 2019 2:42

Away fans will not have to pay more than £30 to watch a Premier League match after top-flight clubs unanimously decided to continue capping ticket prices.

The cap on match tickets has been in place since the start of the of 2016-17 season in a bid to make travelling to games more affordable and maintain the atmosphere at grounds.

Initially brought in for three seasons, top-flight clubs have now voted to extend the measures for away supporters by a further three years.

In a statement, the Premier League said: “All clubs know the crucial importance of away fans in generating the best possible atmosphere at matches, and recognise the additional travel costs often involved when following a team away from home.

 

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“The £30 away ticket cap was introduced in season 2016-17, following the successful implementation of the Premier League Away Supporters’ Initiative which saw clubs provide a range of measures for their away fans.

“For the last four consecutive seasons, Premier League crowds have reached record levels with 96% of tickets sold.

“This is testament to the compelling football and dedication of fans, and the league is committed to maintaining these high attendances.”

 

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