The study shows that the average prices for fans visiting Celtic Park and Ibrox hovered just below UEFA’s price cap of €70 (£61) for away tickets in Europe’s premier competition.
Celtic led the list with an average ticket price of €69.45, closely followed by Rangers at €68.85. Both clubs charged the maximum away ticket price of €70 multiple times during the season.
FSE highlighted that the cost of away tickets in the Champions League and UEFA’s other club competitions remains ‘stubbornly high’, with more than 18% of Champions League matches last season selling away tickets at the price cap.
The average away ticket price for the 2022/23 season was €47 (£41).
Interestingly, despite charging the maximum away ticket price on six occasions, European champions Manchester City ranked as the eighth-cheapest club to visit in the Champions League, with an average away ticket price slightly exceeding €40 (£35).
The study also revealed significant variation between countries, with away ticket prices in Germany more than €20 cheaper than the competition average.
Germany attributed this reduction to standing sectors, with some tickets priced as low as €15 (£13).
FSE executive director Ronan Evain emphasised the responsibility of clubs to reward the loyalty of travelling fans and facilitate affordable pricing.
The €70 price cap for the Champions League was introduced by UEFA in 2019 to address exorbitant ticket prices that reached as high as €119 (£103) during the 2018/19 season.
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