Most expensive Premier League tickets — and which have hiked prices the most

Premier League fans have been hit by inflation-busting hikes in the cost of season tickets.

Seven clubs have ramped up their adult prices despite earning millions from lucrative TV rights.

Supporters’ organisations have blasted the rises as a disgrace.

The biggest culprits were two newly promoted clubs.

Aston Villa fans took the worst hit, with their season ticket up 15% to £370 while Sheffield United supporters face an 11 per cent hike to £357.50.

Fans at Newcastle United – already organising a boycott of home games after billionaire Mike Ashley failed to keep star manager Rafa Benitez – face a five per cent rise to £600.

Other rises were at Crystal Palace , Brighton , Watford and Wolves .

Arsenal still tops the season ticket league table at £891 despite freezing prices for a fifth season.

Champions Manchester City are among 10 other clubs to keep costs the same, while Southampton dropped their lowest season ticket price from £570 to £399 after introducing 2,000 cheaper season tickets.

The cheapest in the league is £320 at West Ham .

Meanwhile TV deals are set to bring in £9.2billion for Premier League teams over the next three years on top of the £2.5billion clubs earned in TV and performance prize money last season.

Kenny Saunders, founder of Save Grassroots Football which campaigns for Premier League clubs to invest in the amateur game, said: “Working class supporters are being exploited.

“If these clubs cared more about fans they’d bring prices down.


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