As if winning the English Premier League title was not enough, Manchester City have are now also top of the league of value for fans, according to the ING Direct Value table.
A BBC Report says that the chart is a comparison between season ticket costs with performance in the league and entertainment value. It also takes into consideration the number of points for a pound.
Wigan Athletic, who pulled off a miraculous escape from relegation over the last eight-nine weeks of the EPL, are second in the table for best value, followed by West Bromwich Albion.
Liverpool, who have had a wretched season ended this table at second from bottom despite winning the League Cup and making it to the final of the FA Cup.
Season ticket renewals are always a cause for thought for fans, with increasing prices being a turn-off in their bid to watch every home game of their club. But there is good news on that side too, with 12 out of 20 EPL teams freezing/lowering their season ticket prices for the 2012-13 season.
But for Blackburn Rovers, it is a completely different ball game. 56% of their fans say that they will not renew their season tickets.
With clubs immersed in debt, 67% of the fans also believe that introducing a wage cap will prove to be good for the league.
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Published Date: May 22, 2012 08:53 pm | Updated Date: May 22, 2012 08:53 pm