Arsenal fans spending £40 for every goal they see as Premier League costs emerge

Arsenal fans received the worst value for money from their season tickets last season at a cost of nearly £40 for every goal.

The Gunners are notorious for having high ticket prices but have been treated to entertaining football of late under Mikel Arteta. However, while the goals have rained in, a study by has shown they're still paying a hefty amount.

At an average season ticket cost of £1,718 and with 45 goals scored in the 2021/22 campaign, they averaged £38.18 per goal – the highest of any side in English football. They're out in front by some way too.

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Second-placed Brighton were nearly £7 cheaper, with 21 goals still not the best return on their average investment of £657.50. Norwich, now of the Championship after suffering relegation, came in third.

Their dismal Premier League campaign cost fans £29.68 per goal to watch. And it was only slighter better for supporters of League Two side Scunthorpe United, who charged fans £482.50 on average for 17 goals (£28.38 per goal).

Another relegated side in Watford placed fifth with an average cost of £27.97 per goal, while Southampton followed in sixth at a slighter cheaper £26.69.

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Arsenal's north London rivals Tottenham are also paying through the nose at £26.67 for every goal. League One's Gillingham aren't much better off either at £25.20.

Leeds made ninth place at an average of £24.07, though their fans will just be happy they avoided relegation. And Newcastle rounded-off the top 10 at £23.62.

As for the team offering the best value for money, Fleetwood Town of League One claimed that crown with an average cost of just £4.36 per goal – bargain.

Most expensive teams to watch on average per goal:

1. Arsenal – £38.18

2. Brighton – £31.31

3. Norwich – £29.68

4. Scunthorpe – £28.38

5. Watford – £27.97

6. Southampton – £26.69

7. Tottenham – £26.67

8. Gillingham – £25.20

9. Leeds – £24.07

10. Newcastle – £23.62


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