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Premier League ticket survey finds the average cost per game is £32

Premier League ticket survey finds the average cost per game is £32
From ESPN - October 13, 2017

The average ticket price across the Premier League this season is 32 and more than half of all fans are paying less than 30 per match, according to the league's second annual pricing survey.

Based on data from each club and compiled with help from professional services company EY, the study is the most comprehensive analysis of the actual cost of attending games.

Thanks to early-bird offers and loyalty discounts, one in three season tickets are sold below full price, saving fans a total of 10 million across the season.

Last season, the league introduced a three-year cap on away ticket prices of 30 and this season's average away ticket will be 26.

Comprehensive research, conducted with EY, has found that the average ticket price across the #PL is 32 pic.twitter.com/oAKiZXweg5

Premier League (@PLSpokesman) October 13, 2017

The survey does not include a club-by-club breakdown of costs but Press Association Sport reports the fall in the average cost of an away ticket is partly down to Arsenal's decision to price all away tickets at 26, a positive step for a club often associated with high prices.

In a statement, Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore said: "The loyal and passionate support of attending fans is hugely appreciated by clubs, their managers and players, and the Premier League.

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