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Ticket Prices – The Only Way Is Up


And so news has emerged that, as of next season, season ticket prices at Man United will be increasing by £1 a game, with the rationale behind this decision being attributed to the rise in VAT earlier in the year from 17.5% to 20%. On the other side of the coin though, the Glazer’s (or someone at United who is employed by the Glazer’s) have listened to suggestions from fans by capping junior ticket prices at £20.

To be honest, it could have been worse. Considering that, over the last six years, ticket prices have increased by an average of 5.8% P/A, ‘tis but a drop in the ocean. But let’s not get lulled into a false sense of security here because, as evidenced by the ticket prices for the Champions League final, the common fan is still being treated with complete and utter contempt by those running the clubs and authorities within football. Read the full story

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Book Review: Go away if you hate the Glazers


Daniel Harris is one of the huge number of Manchester United fans who wants to see the hated Glazers out of the club so he chooses to boycott Old Trafford and only follow United away from home.On the Road: A Journey Through a Season’ is a match by match account of a different kind. The authors opinions and humour leap out to guarantee that every page entertains and stimulates. You probably won’t always agree with Harris but you will respect his arguments and enjoy what he has to say. This is simply a story of the 2009-10 season from a fans perspective.

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Manchester City to turn Old Trafford into a casino


News has broken in the United Arab Emirates that Manchester City moneybags owner Sheikh Mansour is preparing an outrageous £2 billion bid for Manchester United’s historic Old Trafford Stadium. Rumours that the ‘money no object’ Sheikh is prepared to pay this amount to the Glazer family have been filtering out of the Royal Palace for many weeks. If accepted, the deal would represent 140% profit on the £800m the Glazers paid for United in 2005.

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