By Chris Wright
“£62? You must think we’re bananas or something!”
As you may be aware by now, Man City have today returned almost a third of their allocated tickets for Sunday’s game against Arsenal at the Emirates after fans balked and then boycotted over paying the frankly ridiculous £62 ticket price – and that’s even before you start factoring in additional expenditure like travel, food and watered-down, room temperature lager.
According to the Guardian’s number crunchers, exactly 912 0f City’s 3,000-ticket away allocation have been returned unsold. Can you blame City fans for taking umbrage?
The match is classed as a ‘Category A’ Premier League game and therefore demands the highest ticket price, with Arsenal fans also having to pay £62 for seats in the equivalent home section of the stadium – though we’re reliably informed that there are some tickets in the upper tiers which are selling for nearly double