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Caley Thistle tell fans to ‘pay what you can’

by | 7th, January 2015

THE topic of ticket prices in British football is a hot one. English fans will know that they’re routinely paying more to watch live football than any other country. There’s the small matter of everyone being skint, so what is being done about it?

Well, Inverness Caledonian Thistle have an idea which they’re trialling and provided no-one takes the piss, it could be a real winner!

Caley Thistle chairman Kenny Cameron has announced that the club are doing a ‘Pay What You Can’ initiative, in a bid to get more supporters through the door at the Caledonian Stadium.

The Scottish Premiership club will test this move for the game against  St Johnstone on Tuesday, January 20th and, if it works, other teams should take note.

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Not only will the Caley Thistle fans be getting the best of the initiative, but the offer will also be extended to the travelling Saints supporters too. The Inverness chairman said: “If we can attract fans through the turnstiles on the evening of the 20th it will be a win-win for all.”

“Those that come will not only be paying ‘what they can’ but will also be generating match day income by buying merchandise, a match magazine,

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