Football365 has alerted us to some of the outrageous prices for this weekend’s FA Cup final. They write:
‘A supporters-led campaign to boycott the “overpriced” food and merchandise available at Saturday’s FA Cup final has intensified after the FA sought to justify the Â£10 cost of a match-day programme.’
A tenner for a programme! I remember not so long ago you could buy a match ticket for less than that. The FA’s attempt to justify this extortionate price to the Daily Telegraph would be funny if it wasn’t so depressing: ‘It is slightly larger than A4 size, has 150 pages and is printed on very high quality paper. It is more like an annual than a matchday programme.’ Oh, that’s alright then.
It’s shameful that the FA should seek to make real fans pay for its multiple cock-ups surrounding the construction of the new stadium. Only