It’s now been more than one year since COVID-19 first hit and the football calendar changed dramatically. Supporters haven’t been in grounds since November 2020 and it’s likely that, even with a return to some form of normality, restrictions will be in place next season too.
You may have seen Norwich City in the media recently seeking out praise for lowering the price of matchday tickets at Carrow Road to £30, matching the price they’ll have to charge away fans in the Premier League.
The FA agreed a reduction in ticket prices for 3,000 tickets at this year’s FA Cup final following lobbying efforts by supporter representatives – but many fans remain unhappy with this season’s pricing.
Concerns over ticket prices are overshadowing what should be great away trips for Manchester United and Liverpool supporters, as the issue of English fans being overcharged for Champions League knockout tickets has again reared its head.
Both Manchester United and Liverpool fans were ripped off last season by unscrupulous clubs who spotted a loophole UEFA’s regulations which allowed them to charge visiting fans a lot more than home fans in European competition. It isn’t right. The FSF is affiliated to Football Supporters Europe and they have announced their intent to lobby UEFA to close this loophole which penalises fans across the continent. Find out more from FSE…