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Fulham fans unhappy over ticket prices for season opener

Fans of English Premier League club Fulham are unhappy after it was announced tickets for its match against Liverpool on the first day of the season could set them back as much as £100 ($119/€118).

Ticket prices range from £30 for an adult in the Johnny Haynes Family Zone at Craven Cottage, up to £100 for an adult, over 65s and those aged 18-21in the Riverside section. In the same section, it is £70 for those aged 17 and under. 

Members will be able to purchase tickets for the opening game of the 2022-23 season on Wednesday (July 13). Season ticket holders will be able to buy seats ( a max two per person) from Friday (July 15). Any remaining seats will go on sale to supporters with a previous booking history from Tuesday next week (July 19). 

The cheapest child’s ticket is £20 in the Family Zone up to £70 in the Johnny Haynes stand, with adults in this area costing £90 and £85 for for Over 65s and 18-21-year-olds. 

After Fulham announced the prices on Twitter, football fans criticised the pricing. One user said “Those are eye-watering prices” while another commented “Are you joking with those prices? Do you ever listen to fans?”.

Fulham will host Liverpool on the opening day of the Premier League season on Saturday August 6 at 25,700-capacity Craven Cottage. 

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