LaLiga’s €30 away ticket cap delivers initial success

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Spain’s LaLiga has revealed that the agreement signed by 17 of its football clubs to sell a number of away tickets per game for less than €30 (£26/$32) resulted in 13,089 ticket sales in the first eight days. 

Over the summer, 17 LaLiga clubs joined the agreement to sell a maximum of 300 away tickets per game for less than €30.

During the first 55 matches of the 2023-24 season, the average price of a ticket sold under this agreement amounted to €29.45. In nine matches, 100% of the tickets offered have been sold and in 25 matches, more than 75%.

The first eight days saw 22,257 tickets offered to supporters of the 17 clubs. Real Sociedad vs Athletic Club witnessed the most tickets requested within the visiting stand agreement at 3,984, followed by Deportivo Alavés vs CA Osasuna with 2,425.

The match between Deportivo Alavés and Athletic Club received 2,210 requests, while Valencia CF vs Atlético de Madrid and Granada CF vs Real Betis Balompié saw 1,421 and 1,386, respectively.

Supporters of Cádiz CF have purchased the most tickets at 1,652, followed by Athletic Club fans (1,586) and Real Betis (1,368).

The deal was implemented by LaLiga within the framework agreement with supporters’ group Aficiones Unidas, with the 17 Primera División teams including Athletic Club, FC Barcelona, Atlético de Madrid, Sevilla FC, Real Betis, Cádiz CF, Mallorca FC, Valencia CF, Deportivo Alavés, Girona FC, Real Sociedad, Granada CF, UD Las Palmas, Getafe CF, UD Almería, CA Osasuna and RC Celta.