Ticket prices at Leeds United often baffle the home fans, what with Brentford being designated a Cat A game whilst the tie against Champions-elect Wolves is only a Cat B fixture. But prices infuriate away fans.
The main gripe that is often heard by any fans in the hunt for a ticket to watch their side in action at Elland Road has a very much Yorkshireman appeal to it – “How much? You’re joking, aren’t you? Daylight robbery!” Pretty much goes along those lines.
Not a match day goes by without at least one fan from a visiting side uttering something on Twitter to the above effect. Put it this way, it’s usually with language a little more flowery than that as well – such as below.
However, wary of the cost of tickets and the potential of their fans being left out-of-pocket, the Black Country club have stepped in to subsidise the cost of tickets for fans wishing to travel to Elland Road to watch their side in action.
In a statement on the club website, Wolves’ Managing Director Laurie Dalrymple said:
“We are placing a significant amount of focus on all of our remaining fixtures between now and the end of the season. With the Leeds game being on a Wednesday evening and selected for TV we want to make sure as many of our supporters as possible are able to attend the game, and we hope this gesture will go some way to ensuring that it’s as affordable as possible and we see a capacity take up of travelling fans to Elland Road.” Laurie Dalrymple – 13 February 2018
The subsidised prices for the trip to Elland Road are as follows: Adult: £30; Over 60s: £20; 16-22: £20; Under 16: £16 and Under 11: £8.