FC Cincinnati Expect Sellout Ahead of Nippert Stadium’s First MLS Game
FC Cincinnati, Ohio’s soccer club that was just founded last year, is expected to sell-out during their home game at Nippert Stadium this weekend. Last May, Major League Soccer announced that Cincinnati would join the league in 2019 under the brand FC Cincinnati. Currently, a 26,000-seat stadium, specifically made... Read more
Football Fans Protest Against Cost of Champions League Tickets
Bayern Munich fans protested the cost of Champions League tickets during a game against Liverpool this week. The Football Supporters’ Federation launched a campaign in England to cap ticket prices for visiting supports at £20 in 2016. Earlier this month, Premier League clubs unanimously agreed to cap away tickets... Read more
FIFA Forced To Pay Broker $16.8M For Unissued World Cup Tickets
FIFA was forced to pay $16.8 million plus interest to the U.S. ticket broker JB Sports Marketing, who never received World Cup tickets in 2014, a Swiss Supreme Court ruled. JBSM has been engaged in a lawsuit against FIFA since 2015. According to an email exchange between former FIFA general... Read more
Atlanta United Breaks MLS Playoff Attendance Record, 1 Million Tickets Sold
Atlanta United FC sold and distributed more than one million tickets during this season and broke a new MLS playoff record with an attendance of 70,526 during yesterday’s game. Following Sunday’s game, the number of tickets sold at all home games at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium totaled 1,012,571 – making... Read more
Two Sports Superfans Attend First-Ever Five-Sport Equinox
Sometimes, sports fans have to choose between which game to watch in one day, but two Los Angeles residents decided to take on the ultimate challenge — the five-sport equinox. According to FiveThirtyEight, a four-sport equinox has happened 18 times, but a five-sport equinox in the same city has... Read more
Tickets Sell Out After Die-Hard Fans Camp Out For AFL Preliminary Finals
This morning, tickets went on sale for the football AFL Preliminary Finals in Australia, and fans were camping out days in advance to score seats. Friday will bring the highly-anticipated match between Richmond and Collingwood, followed by a game West Coast v. Melbourne on Saturday. The first night, 100,000... Read more
2 Chainz To Headline MLS All-Star Game Concert In His Hometown
Rapper 2 Chainz is slated to headline the free Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star Game concert in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia later this month. The concert comes three days prior to the game between the MLS All-Stars and Italy’s Juventus on August 1 at Mercedez-Benz Stadium. Presented by... Read more
FIFA Files Criminal Complaint Against Viagogo For World Cup Tickets
Before the 2018 World Cup tickets were distributed to purchasers, the secondary ticketing site Viagogo AG already had tickets listed for resale – some for nearly four times the price of the original ticket. Now, FIFA has filed a criminal complaint against the site. The 2018 World Cup is... Read more
Hertha Berlin Superfan Wins A Lifetime Season Ticket As A Tattoo
Ticketing companies have been coming up with very creative ways to allow entry into shows; tickets have become digital and Ticketmaster is even investing in facial recognition. However, the soccer club Hertha Berlin had a new idea that could top everything else – a bar code embedded in a tattoo.... Read more
Ticket Resale for World Cup Reportedly Carrying Penalties Near $40K
Woe to those who run afoul of the Russian authorities at this summer’s FIFA World Cup, as something as harmless as re-selling a ticket to the world’s most popular sporting event could lead to fines as heavy as $37,000, according to a recent post by RadioAustralia. “Security around stadiums... Read more