Manchester United have officially raised season ticket prices for next season following 11 consecutive seasons of frozen ticket pricing.
The club is set to increase the current season ticket prices for adults by five per cent and Executive ticket members will also see an increase of price in the same percentage
The official statement from the club read:
"Following 11 consecutive seasons of frozen ticket pricing, due to the escalating cost of matchday delivery, the price of adult Season Tickets will increase this year by five per cent per match, rounded to the nearest pound. Executive Club Members will also see an average price rise of five per cent next season.Ticket prices at Old Trafford – along with matchday food and beverage prices – will remain among the most affordable in the Premier League and we are committed to continuing that approach."
This move came after the club reported that match delivery costs have increased by forty per cent over the last five years while 11 per cent alone in the past year. The price is hike is due to commit a sustainable future for Manchester United as a club.
However, there will still be discounts for younger and older supporters.
The statement from the club read –
"In response to fan feedback and in support of our younger Reds, we are pleased to continue to freeze the costs for Under-16 and Youth Season Tickets in dedicated family areas. Prices for U16s tickets will remain at £10 per game in these areas and all Under-16s will retain the 50 per cent discount across the stadium.We have also retained the 50 per cent discount for current Over-65 Season Ticket Holders and fans moving into this category over the course of next season will receive a 25 per cent discount in all areas of the ground.In addition, Over-65 Season Ticket Holders will no longer need to personally use their ticket for 50 per cent of home Premier League games."
All ticket holders will duly receive an official mail from the club to inform them about the relevant changes.