Research Reveals Most Premier League Tickets Go for £30 or Less
According to Sky Sports, analysis compiled by the league and professional services company Ernst & Young, using data collected from all 20 clubs, shows more than half of all attending fans are paying £30 (about $40) or less per match during the 2017-18 season. E&Y results show that the... Read more
Ticket Requests Surpass 2M Mark for World Cup 2018
Over two million requests have been submitted worldwide for ticket to the 2018 World Cup in Moscow, Russia, FIFA said in a statement on Friday. Less than two weeks ago, that number had just surpassed one million. “Russian fans lead the way, while more than 30 per cent of... Read more
New South Wales Announces Plans to Crack Down on the Ticket Industry
The Australian state of New South Wales’ government announced they will set a number of new rules of the ticketing market, including a ten percent cap on resale prices, as part of a revision to the Fair Trading Act, according to Business Insider. This news comes just days after... Read more
New Delhi Struggles to Fill Stadium at FIFA U-17 World Cup
India has given away 27,000 tickets to the opening game of the FIFA under 17 World Cup against the United States, an official told Times of India. This year marks India’s first attempt at hosting a FIFA tournament, but sales have been poor for a number of reasons, and... Read more
FC Barcelona Playing Role in Push for Catalonian Independence
FC Barcelona is living up to their motto of being “more than just a club.” A long time proxy for the hope for the Catalonian region of Spain to gain independence from the Crown, the team has once again been thrust into the center of the turmoil between the... Read more
World Cup 2018 Sees Over 1M Ticket Requests in Two Weeks
Contrary to the woeful sales for the upcoming winter Olympics in South Korea, business is booming for World Cup 2018 in Russia, which has seen over a million requests for tickets in the two weeks since the registration period began. FIFA officials told Sky Sports News that more than... Read more
South Korean Banks Bail Out Olympics for Poor Ticket Sales
Ticket sales for next year’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea have been notably slow, hitting less than 7% of their target for local sales earlier this month, presumably due to tensions with their neighboring country to the North. Last week, France was the first participating nation to threaten... Read more
French Montana Teams Up With Global Citizen for Healthcare Campaign
New York, NY- September 19th, 2017- This morning, the New York Stock Exchange welcomed non-profit organization Global Citizen to officially kick off Global Citizen Week. To honor the occasion, Global Citizen champion for health and hip-hop recording artist, French Montana was invited to ring the NYSE opening bell. This... Read more
Ticketmaster France Appoints New Head of Music
Ticketmaster France has appointed a new head of music, Charlotte Broutin. She is a former employee of their rival operation, France Billet. Head of comms Cédric Blondel says that Broutin’s arrival at the company comes at an exciting time in its growth. Ticketmaster France, formerly Ticketnet, is increasing its... Read more
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Tickets On Sale Thursday
Sports fans the world over have their first crack at picking up 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia tickets on Thursday at 12:00 (Moscow time – 5:00 a.m. on the east coast of the U.S. and 2:00 a.m. out west). The event, which takes place from June 14-July 15 of... Read more