March 9, 2016 / 1:05 PM / a year ago

Soccer-Premier League clubs cap away tickets at 30 pounds

LONDON, March 9 (Reuters) - England's top flight soccer clubs have unanimously agreed to cap the price of tickets for away fans at 30 pounds ($42.67)for the next three seasons, the Premier League said on Wednesday.

"Clubs know that away fans have a unique status," the league said in a statement.

"They are essential for match atmosphere and stimulate the response from home fans that distinguishes Barclays Premier League matches from those of other leagues."

$1 = 0.7031 pounds Editing by: Mitch Phillips

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