Sheffield United's replica kit is dearest in the league

Blades adult shirt £45 cost is top of the price table, over a fiver more than division's cheapest.

Thursday, 17th November 2016, 12:55 pm
Updated Friday, 18th November 2016, 11:22 am
Sharp rise in Blades shirt price, costliest across league

BBC Price Of Football 2016 study shows cost of £35 kids' red and white shirt (here illustrated by pre-season airport unveiling of Alpharooms.com sponsored strip) is also nine per cent above league average.

Most expensive Sheffield United match-day ticket is 12% above division mean but cheapest match-day ticket is 1% below average for Football League One, where most often tickets bought on the day costs £21-30.

Sheffield United fans are paying more than league average for programmes and pies but less for tea/ Picture: Jamie Tyerman/Sportimage

Most expensive United season ticket meanwhile is 5% above mean while cheapest season ticket is also above average by 2%, ranking the club 13th of 24 teams.

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Similar ranking applies to £8.65 cost per goal at the 32,702-seater stadium, based on last season's prices and results.

Most popular Bramall Lane ticket costs £11-20 but the survey stresses advance tickets can be cheaper and £1 child entry is occasionally offered.

Blades fans pay marginally more than £2.92 average programme price at £3.

Sheffield United fans are paying more than league average for programmes and pies but less for tea/ Picture: Jamie Tyerman/Sportimage

Supporters pay £3.50 for a pie, above £3.15 average, but cuppa to wash it down comes is slightly cheaper than £1.85 mean at £1.80.

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