Manchester City are best value club for fans

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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Updated Date: May 22, 2012 20:53:54 IST

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