Blair backs plans to cut ticket prices

February 27, 2007
LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Tuesday backed a bid to cut the cost of Premiership tickets that campaigners say are the most expensive in Europe and are pricing ordinary fans out of the game.

In parliament, almost 50 lawmakers have signed a motion calling on the league to slash the cost of individual and season tickets.

'Anyone who watches the Premiership can just notice, in the past year or couple of years, the rows of empty seats,' Blair said ...

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