Newcastle United have again come top of the table in a BBC study that has Newcastle as the cheapest match day experience in the Premier League.
Mike Ashley – has kept ticket prices low – that’s good
So while it may not exactly be great entertainment at the moment – at least it’s cheap.
The BBC study takes the cost of the cheapest adult match day ticket, plus the price of a program, a pie (no word on what type of pie) and of course – a cup of tea.
And would you believe it, but Newcastle come in as the cheapest match day experience for the third year running, with an overall cost of only £23.30.
The constituents of that total are £15 for the ticket, £3 for the program, £3 for the pie and £2.30 for that cup of tea.
We beat out Hull City by 70 pence – with their overall cost being £24.
Chelsea – who just so happen to be top of the Premier League at the moment – have the most expensive match day experience with the cheapest match day ticket costing £50, and Liverpool and Manchester City are next in line with their lowest-priced tickets being £37.
This is what Lee Marshall, the PR and Supporter Liaison Manager at Newcastle United said:
“Keeping football affordable is an important commitment for us so we are pleased to see that our prices reflect favorably in the Price of Football survey once again.”
“In addition to competitive match day prices, our long-term price freeze offers on season tickets, vastly increased family area and reciprocal away ticket deals with other clubs are helping us to make Premier League football as accessible as possible.”
Newcastle do a good job of keeping the season ticket prices low too, with their price freezes – that’s good.
The rate of increase of the match day experience in the Premier League has risen by 15.8% since 2011, and that is much higher than inflation.
So Newcastle’s price of going to a home game is good, because it’s cheap, and now if only we can only increase the match-day enjoyment at the games for fans, like even winning a game now and again. 😀
How about on Saturday?
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