Manchester City and Liverpool Fans Join Together to Protest High Ticket Prices: The Nightly EPL
The protest by football supporters throughout the Premier League is beginning to spread. After Manchester City and Liverpool fans protested at their separate away matches versus Arsenal in recent weeks, today City and Liverpool supporters continued their protest by joining together to hoist an “£nough is £nough’ banner.
The solidarity among the supporters is so strong that the banner was jointly held by Liverpool supporters, in their away section, and the Manchester City fans next to them. Impressively, the authorities (pictured above) didn’t try to remove the banner.
Several supporters groups as well as The Football Supporters’ Federation want their own type of financial fair play by reducing the obscene prices for away tickets that can be found in most Premier League stadiums.
Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines:
- Manchester City & Liverpool fans protest high ticket prices together — 101 Great Goals
- QPR, Newcastle and Liverpool account for over 50% of transfer window spending — Football Economy
- Harry Redknapp says QPR will get their money back on signings splurge — The Guardian
- BBC pays tribute to commentator David Oates who died this weekend — BBC 5 Live
- Tony Fernandes says he will not abandon QPR even if he steps down as chairman — The Telegraph
- Luis Suárez and Daniel Sturridge stretch Manchester City to the limit says Michael Cox — The Guardian
- Oldham Athletic confirm the departure of manager Paul Dickov — BBC Sport
- Liverpool are not far from being a real force, says Brendan Rodgers — The Guardian
- Dalai Lama sends a message of support to Bradford City ahead of League Cup final — BBC Sport
- Michael Carrick and Jermain Defoe pull out of England squad to face Brazil — The Guardian
- Picture: Peter Odemwingie #12 QPR shirt is hung up in the West Brom dressing room — 101GG
- Steven Gerrard has been voted England’s Player of the Year for 2012 by fans — Sky Sports
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