Celtic and Rangers have been on common the costliest golf equipment to go to for away supporters in final season’s Champions League, based on a brand new examine.
Average costs for followers visiting Celtic Park and Ibrox have been slightly below Uefa’s value cap of 70 euros (£61) for away tickets in Europe’s elite competitors.
Celtic’s common was 69.45 euros with Rangers marginally decrease at 68.85.
Celtic charged the utmost away ticket value of 70 euros thrice, whereas Rangers did so twice.
The examine was carried out by Football Supporters Europe (FSE), which says the price of away tickets within the Champions League and Uefa’s different membership competitions stays “stubbornly high”, however that there was vital variation between nations.
Away tickets have been offered on the value cap at greater than 18 per cent of Champions League matches final season, with the common away ticket value within the 2022-23 competitors being 47 euros (£41).
FSE discovered 12 of the 32 groups in final season’s Champions League group section charged the utmost away ticket value of 70 euros not less than as soon as in the course of the season.
European champions Manchester City did so on six events. Despite that truth City have been the eighth-cheapest membership to go to within the Champions League, with away tickets averaging at barely greater than 40 euros (£35).
Tickets have been offered on the Europa League’s 45 euro (£39) value cap at 1 / 4 of matches within the competitors, with the common away ticket value slightly below 30 euros (£26).
Away ticket costs in Germany have been greater than 20 euros cheaper than the competitors common, with standing sectors an enormous contributor to the discount. Some tickets have been priced as little as 15 euros (£13).
Only one sport in Germany was charged on the high of the away value cap, in comparison with 16 in Spain, 10 in Italy, and 9 in England.
FSE government director Ronan Evain mentioned: “It is FSE’s firm position that clubs have a responsibility to reward the loyalty of travelling fans and to facilitate affordable pricing, especially considering the increase of revenue for all clubs during the next Champions League cycle.”
The 70 euro value cap for the Champions League was launched by Uefa in 2019 as golf equipment have been charging as a lot as 119 euros (£103) to away supporters for match tickets within the 2018-19 season.
The value cap for the Europa Conference League was set at 25 euros (£21.50) previous to the beginning of this season.