Manchester United v Newcastle United, the glamour of the cup, not!

The Glazers aren’t only ripping off the daytrippers from Torquay, Hong Kong and London, they have also turned their attention to Tyneside.

Quite unbelievable that in these days of austerity and the low profile of the League (Capital One) Cup, that Manchester United are charging FORTY FIVE POUNDS for our (televised!)third round match on 26th September – 7.45pm kick-off. The price for OAPs is £26.

Just over the road at Manchester City they are charging £22.50 and £15 for OAPs, when Villa visit in the third round.

Ironically though, the £45 Man U are charging is more than many of the tickets cost for last season’s final of the League (then Carling) Cup! Basic prices then were £40 for adults and £20 for OAPs, though at the upper end ticket prices went up to £90 for the best seats.

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You feel like suggesting a boycott of matches like this but as always it is up to each fan as to what they do.

They aren’t getting my £45, are they getting yours?

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