Quote of the Day

"The reality is, if you are Manchester United or Liverpool the demand is very inelastic: people will pay nearly anything to go and watch their team."
-- British Liberal Democrat MP Tim Farron, who believes football ticket prices should be more affordable. (EUROSPORT, 9/12)
Friday September 13, 2013 Vol. 2 — No. 67 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Ticket Prices Tumble

    Arsenal has the most expensive ticket in English football, a BBC study found.

    The BBC's Sport Price of Football study has found that average ticket prices across English football's top four divisions "have fallen by up to 2.4%," according to the BBC. The annual study -- "the biggest in British football" -- includes the prices of 164 clubs in the top 10 divisions. U.K. Sports Minister Hugh Robertson said, "The key thing is that it is replicated in years to come. I think clubs are beginning to understand what fans are going through and to adjust their prices accordingly."

  • Apple Lawsuit

    Thai EPL broadcaster sues Apple for selling app that shows matches on mobile devices.

  • Future Focus

    Scotland's $48M sports center will be built in Edinburgh, aid national team.

  • Adding On

    EPL Crystal Palace wants to expand Selhurst Park to 40,000 seats.

  • Taking A Vacation

    EPL Sunderland signs partnership with Tanzania, which looks to stoke tourism.

  • Sitting It Out

    Madrid's mayor rules out a 2024 Olympics bid after recent failures.

  • Passed Over

    Cricket Australia 'slammed' for overlooking Perth as host of '14-15 India test series.

  • Double Down

    Salford owner looks to expand empire with football, rugby club buys.

  • Louder Than Words

    Tottenham fans plan legal action after the FA bans the term 'Yid.'

  • Tall Mountain To Climb

    Manifesto seeking reintroduction of women's Tour de France sent to UCI.

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