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Manchester United fleece their fans for £50

by | 29th, January 2015

Once again, Manchester United have been barracked by all and sundry over their dreadful season ticket policy which requires all holders to buy mandatory tickets for the upcoming FA Cup replay against Cambridge United.

The policy, which has been in place for several years now, means that all fans with season cards are shanghaied into buying a ticket for all home FA Cup ties.

Should any given fan fail to comply with the terms they are punished by having their card suspended for a subsequent Premier League game at Old Trafford.

After United failed to beat Cambridge in Cambridge the first time round, season ticket holders are now being told they have to buy a ticket for the replay on 3rd February at an exorbitant cost of £50-a-pop.

That’s a midweek fixture (Tuesday night) arranged at short notice. Fifty English pounds.

Fans have also been informed that if they pass on a ticket for the replay they will then be banned from attending United’s next home Premier League home game against Sunderland on 28th February.

Indeed, yesterday United sent out letters and emails

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