Football: Soccer-Premier League clubs agree to maintain price cap on away tickets

(Reuters) – The Premier League mentioned it’s going to proceed to cap away ticket costs at 30 kilos ($37.47) for the subsequent three seasons following unanimous settlement by all 20 clubs.

The cap was first agreed in 2016 earlier than being prolonged for 3 seasons in 2019 and can subsequent be reviewed in 2025. An away ticket price cap was additionally included within the Premier League guidelines.

In April, British inflation surged to its highest annual charge since 1982.

“All clubs recognise the essential significance of supporters in producing the very best environment at matches and acknowledge the extra journey prices usually concerned when following a staff away from house,” the league mentioned in a press release on Thursday.

The clubs additionally agreed on a plan to enhance the league’s “collective supply for followers,” which can embody the introduction of ‘Fan Advisory Boards’ and the event of a ‘Fan Engagement Standard’.

($1 = 0.8006 kilos)

(Reporting by Aadi Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford)

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