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
Pro Baseball, Soccer Headline Tuesday Tickets On Sale
Tuesday’s all about sports action in the ticketing market, with Major League Baseball and Soccer dominating the day’s new onsales. The Chicago White Sox keep the countdown to baseball season going with nearly 30 home games hitting the market (via presale) while the New England Revolution and North Carolina... Read more
Christina Aguilera Leads Super Bowl Weekend Onsales
It’s still unknown if Christina Aguilera will join Maroon 5 this weekend during the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, but she is certain to make an appearance in the ticketing market. Her newly-announced Las Vegas residency The Xperience will see tickets for all 16 scheduled performance go on sale... 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
CONCACAF Soccer, Supercross Headline Tuesday Tickets On Sale
Tuesday proves to be a sports-centered day in the ticketing market, with the day’s new sale listings dominated by both CONCACAF soccer matches and Supercross competition. Next summer’s CONCACAF Gold Cup, which is set to invade stadiums in Denver, Chicago, and Houston among other cities, has all session passes... Read more
Fans Furious Over Alleged Manchester United Membership Scheme
Famed soccer (football) club Manchester United is under fire after allegations that its staff has been withholding available tickets from fans that hold paid memberships with the club, in favor of using them to hook new paid members. Fans reacted with outrage when the alleged scheme was reported by... 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
US Buys 80,000 Tickets To The 2018 World Cup Despite No Team
The U.S. Men’s National Team may have fallen short in its quest to make this summer’s World Cup – but U.S. fans (or at least residents) are still planning on making the trek to Russia, purchasing the second-highest total of tickets to the quadrennial showcase of the world’s most... Read more