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Nathan Cleverly v Robin Krasniqi and Dereck Chisora v Hector Avila – LIVE

LIVE BOXING: Nathan Cleverly v Robin Krasniqi and Dereck Chisora v Hector Avila

By
Martin Domin

PUBLISHED:

03:00 GMT, 20 April 2013

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UPDATED:

19:17 GMT, 20 April 2013

Nathan Cleverly fights on home soil for the first time in 14 months when he takes on his mandatory challenger Robin Krasniqi over 12 rounds at Wembley Arena.

The WBO light-heavyweight champion is joined on a stacked card by Dereck Chisora, Liam Walsh and Scott Harrison along with a number of promising young fighters.

Email your thoughts on the big fight to [email protected] or via @martin_domin

8.15pm: Harrison's punches are beginning to carry an air of desperation as Walsh slips and slides his way out of trouble while landing his own to the body. He has extended his lead as we enter the penultimate round.

8.05pm: Halfway through this 10-round contest and I have Walsh just in front. He's landing more accurately, even if Harrison looks to be throwing more punches.

8pm: The saying goes that a boxer's power is the last skill to go and if that is the case, Harrison could be heading for the retirement home. He lands a left hook flush in the fourth but Walsh laughs it off.

I get the feeling that Walsh will be happy to take this into the later rounds when his superior stamina should come into play.

Early action: Liam Walsh (right) misses with a right against Scott Harrison

Early action: Liam Walsh (right) misses with a right against Scott Harrison

7.50pm: Harrison started well in the opening round and looked to land the right hand. Walsh's left eye was cut after a clash of heads but the Scot did enough to take the session.

Walsh was livelier in the second and Harrison was admonished by the referee for failing to stop when requested. The champion then had the better of the exchanges.

7.40pm: Welcome to Sportsmail's coverage of a packed card at Wembley Arena in London.

Scott Harrison has just made his entrance ahead of his clash with WBO European champion Liam Walsh.

The Glaswegian takes on the unbeaten 26-year-old in his third fight since returning from a near seven-year absence.

Great Britain's Nathan Cleverly (left) is pulled away as he faces his challenger Germany's Robert Krasniqi

John Murray wanted by BT Sport

BT want Murray to follow Humphrey as new boys plan second raid on BBC for Premier League coverage

By
Charles Sale

PUBLISHED:

14:19 GMT, 29 January 2013

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UPDATED:

17:55 GMT, 29 January 2013

BT Sport are understood to be looking to the BBC for their main commentator after persuading Jake Humphrey to front their Barclays Premier League coverage.

Humphrey was the BBC's Formula One host last season but has signed a four-year deal with the new venture.

Radio 5 Live’s excellent John
Murray, who has the lead microphone role for the main radio football
match on the flagship Saturday programme, could be set to join Humphrey.

New recruit: Jake Humphrey has already signed his deal with BT

New recruit: Jake Humphrey has already signed his deal with BT

Let us know what you think….

Who
should BT Sport bring in for their Premier League coverage Tell us by
clicking on the comments section at the bottom of this article

Murray is high on the wishlist of BT,
who last summer won the rights to show 38 live games a season for three
years, including 18 first-choice matches.

They are paying 738million over three seasons while Sky are paying 2.28billion for their rights.

One man set to stay at the BBC is Gary Lineker. The Match of the Day presenter is expected to sign a new contract.

Microphone man: BBC Radio Five Live's John Murray is also wanted by BT Sport

Microphone man: BBC Radio Five Live's John Murray is also wanted by BT Sport

But it was announced last week that Colin Murray is to be dropped as the Match of the Day 2 frontman next season.

Murray, who has anchored the Sunday
highlights show for two years since Adrian Chiles moved to ITV, is to be
replaced by rising BBC star Mark Chapman.

LIVE World Darts Final: Scott Waites v Tony O"Shea at Lakeside

BDO World Darts Championship final: All the live news from Waites v O'Shea

By
Nick Metcalfe

PUBLISHED:

17:59 GMT, 13 January 2013

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UPDATED:

18:18 GMT, 13 January 2013

LATEST SCORE
O'Shea 0 Waites 1 Have your say here

18.18: Waites with the darts in the third leg of the second set, and he's always too far ahead to be under any pressure. Waites goes 2-1 up.

18.16: O'Shea levels it up in the second set, with a double 10 finishing it off.

18.15: The Chelsea pensioners are in attendance. No personalities so far, from what I can see. You used to be able to rely on a few snooker players to make it, but with the Masters starting today, I'm not so sure any will be here.

18.14: Best leg of the match so far, with successive 180s in the middle of it. Waites misses a couple of doubles, but makes no mistake with double four and goes one leg up in the second set.

18.12: Scott Waites wins the opening set.

O'Shea is not at the races in this fourth leg of the match, leaving Waites with six darts to make 42. He doesn't make the first three count, but with his fourth he hits double 16 and puts the first set on the board. He really does look determined here, does Waites.

18.10: O'Shea misses a chance with bullseye, and Waites takes full advantage, with a treble 16 and double eight finish seeing him break the darts.

18.09: This is bringing back nice memories of my own days at the Lakeside. It's always a fun night out, I remember when it was seen as really raucous in Frimley Green, but with the antics of the crowd up at Ally Pally these days, it seems positively innocent in Surrey.

18.07: Waites hits the first 180 of the final in the second leg, and is on a finish in no time. He misses a few doubles, before eventually nailing double six and levelling the scores.

18.05: Waites has a chance to win the first leg with a 170, but falls well short, O'Shea misses a chance with double 16, Waites then can't hit double 20, before O'Shea holds his nerve to pick off a double eight and make sure he holds with the darts.

18.03: We're under way, so we are. Both these men are going for their first title. Who will be picking up the famous old trophy in a couple of hours

Into the final: O'Shea celebrates his semi-final match win over Wesley Harms

Into the final: O'Shea celebrates his semi-final match win over Wesley Harms

18.02: It's been some month for us darts fans, has it not All the thrills of the PDC event at Alexandra Palace, with a 16th world title for Phil Taylor. And after a week of BDO action, here comes the climax to it all. All eyes on the oche.

18.00: The atmosphere at the Lakeside is terrific, as the players make their entrance for this final. Plenty of fancy dress on display at what the commentators remind us is 'the spiritual home of darts'.

Welcome to our live coverage of the world darts final. Let's hope for a thriller between Scott Waites and Tony O'Shea.

Looking good: Scott Waites celebrates reaching his first final

Looking good: Scott Waites celebrates reaching his first final

Brighton v Newcastle – FA Cup live

FA CUP LIVE: Brighton v Newcastle – the action from the Amex Stadium as it happens

PUBLISHED:

04:00 GMT, 5 January 2013

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UPDATED:

11:44 GMT, 5 January 2013

Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the FA Cup as Brighton host Newcastle at the Amex Stadium to start the weekend's third round action. The Premier League side are favourites going into their clash at the Championship outfit but they will be wary of their exit at Gus Poyet's team in the fourth round of the competition a year ago.

*Follow live coverage from 12pm*

Weekend opener: Brighton host Newcastle at the Amex Stadium

Weekend opener: Brighton host Newcastle at the Amex Stadium

Phil Taylor v Michael van Gerwen LIVE World Darts final

LIVE: Phil Taylor v Michael van Gerwen – follow all the action from the oche at the World Darts Championship final

as he won the World
Grand Prix and made the final of the Grand Slam of Darts. Taylor won the
Premier League and World Matchplay in 2012 but how will the crowd treat
him after that on-stage altercation with Raymond van Barneveld
following his semi-final win.

19.35 Taylor
is looking for his 16th world title having last won the tournament in
2010 while Van Gerwen is appearing in his first final. Who will lift the
Sid Waddell trophy at the end of the night

19.30 Good
evening and welcome to Sportsmail's live coverage of the World Darts
Championship final. What better way to end this thrilling tournament
than with the king of the oche Phil Taylor taking on the incredibly
talented Michael van Gerwen. The action gets underway shortly after 8pm
at Ally Pally.

Olympiacos v Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund v Manchester City live

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LIVE: Olympiacos v Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund v Manchester City – as it happens

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04:00 GMT, 4 December 2012

Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the Champions League as Arsenal and Manchester City wrap up their respective group stage campaigns. The Gunners are already through to the last 16 but must win to have any chance of topping the group.

The already eliminated Manchester City also need three points at Borussia Dortmund to avoid finishing bottom and book a place in the last 32 of the Europa League. Send me your thoughts on the action at [email protected] or contact me on Twitter @Ripinho.

*Follow live coverage from 7.15pm*

Euro stars: Despite poor league form, Arsenal have impressed in the Champions League this term

Euro stars: Despite poor league form, Arsenal have impressed in the Champions League this term

Arsenal v Fulham plus five other live Premier League games

PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE: Follow the action from around the grounds as it happens

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UPDATED:

15:52 GMT, 10 November 2012

Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the Barclays Premier League as Arsenal's London derby at home to Fulham starts the weekend along with five other 3pm kick-offs. Elsewhere it is Everton v Sunderland, Reading v Norwich, Southampton v Swansea, Stoke v QPR and Wigan v West Brom. Send me your thoughts on the action at [email protected] or contact me on Twitter @Ripinho.

Premier League live scores (3pm)

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Arsenal 2-2 Fulham

Everton 0-1 Sunderland

Reading 0-0 Norwich

Southampton 0-0 Swansea

Stoke 0-0 QPR

Wigan 1-2 West Brom

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15.50: Half-time: Reading 0-0 Norwich

Half-time: Wigan 1-2 West Brom

15.49: Half-time: Arsenal 2-2 Fulham

Half-time: Everton 0-1 Sunderland

15.48: Half-time: Southampton 0-0 Swansea

Half-time: Southampton 0-0 Swansea

15.48: GOAL! Everton 0-1 SUNDERLAND

15.46: GOAL! WIGAN 1-2 West Brom

15.45: GOAL! Wigan 0-2 WEST BROM

The credit goes to Billy Jones, whose cross is a decent one across the penalty area but the goal goes to Gary Caldwell who turns the ball into his own goal.

15.42: GOAL! Arsenal 2-2 FULHAM

Who saw this coming at 2-0 Berbatov is involved again as he crosses for Alex Kacaniklic to head home an equaliser for the Cottagers.

15.39: Instant response from Sunderland though as Jack Colback forces a fine low save from Howard.

15.36: Close to an opener for Everton. Leighton Baines cross picks out Nikica Jelavic inside the box, but the Croatian fires over the crossbar.

A hamstring injury has forced Kevin Mirallas off for the home side with Steven Naismith on in his place.

15.33: GOAL! Wigan 0-1 WEST BROM

What a side this Baggies side are becoming. It's brilliance all round, first from Chris Brunt's cross, then from James Morrison's finish from close range.

15.30: GOAL! Arsenal 2-1 FULHAM

Deary me, Arsenal still can't defend corners as former Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov heads home Bryan Ruiz's set-piece unmarked.

15.28: Fairly even game still at Reading as Bradley Johnson fires over for Norwich following good play from Wes Hoolahan.

15.25: GOAL! ARSENAL 2-0 Fulham

Strange scenes at the Emirates. Kieran Richardson has had to go off with a hamstring injury, but the visitors failed to send on a sub and have conceded with 10 men.

Mikel Arteta finds himself in acres of space before unselfishly squaring for Lukas Podolski to fire home. Alex Kacaniklic finally comes on for the Cottagers.

15.22: From Sportsmail's Dominic King at Goodison Park:

Lively start here. Two players stand out for Everton: Baines & Mirallas. If Moyes thinks Mirallas can still improve, he'll be some operator.

Saying that Sunderland have had best chances. Sessegnon and Fletcher both might have done better when through on goal, Sessegnon especially.

15.20: From OptaJoe:

0 – Following Olivier Giroud's goal, Sunderland are now the only Premier League side yet to score a headed goal this season. Nuts.

15.17: And another chance for Southampton as Gaston Ramirez curls narrowly wide from 20 yards.

15.15: The Southampton fans sung praises for under pressure Nigel Adkins before the game, and their team seems to be responding.

Ricki Lambert nods the ball down to Adam Lallana but his strike is well saved by Swansea's Gerhard Tremmel.

Head boy: Olivier Giroud's header from Theo Walcott's corner gave Arsenal the lead against Fulham

Head boy: Olivier Giroud's header from Theo Walcott's corner gave Arsenal the lead against Fulham

15.12: GOAL! ARSENAL 1-0 Fulham

It's not often we see the Gunners threaten from a set-piece but they take the lead with one at the Emirates Stadium as Olivier Giroud heads home Theo Walcott's corner.

15.10: Stephane Sessegnon appears to be playing up front with Steven Fletcher today and it very nearly pays instant reward for Sunderland.

The latter plays in the former but Tim Howard makes a great save to deny the forward.

15.07: QPR come out fighting at Stoke, with Djibril Cisse's cross for Junior Hoilett at the back post just evading the forward.

15.04: Even start at Arsenal, with Fulham's Bryan Ruiz seeing a shot on goal deflected wide.

Respect: Reading players observe a minutes' silence before their game against Norwich

Respect: Reading players observe a minutes' silence before their game against Norwich

15.01: After a minutes' silence for Remembrance Sunday tomorrow, we get underway.

15.00: From Sportsmail's Dominic King at Goodison park:

Great reception, as expected, for Leon Osman as his name is read out. Has a nice ring to describing him as an 'England international'

14.57: The teams are out across the country, one positive sign that kick-off is on the way.

14.54: From InfostradaLive:

Fulham have won one of their last 39 #EPL away London derbies – the1-0 win at #QPR in February #AFC

14.51: As ever we have Martin Keown previewing the weekend's action for Sportsmail, so check out the former Arsenal defender's Boot Room.

14.48: Stoke boss Tony Pulis makes two changes to his first XI for this afternoon's Barclays Premier League clash with QPR at the Britannia Stadium.

The alterations from last Saturday's 1-0 loss at Norwich see winger Matthew Etherington – named in the Potters starting line-up for the first time since the opening day of the season – and midfielder Glenn Whelan replace Michael Kightly and Dean Whitehead, who both drop to the bench.

For the visitors, still looking for their first win of the campaign, there is one adjustment from their 1-1 home draw with Reading last Sunday as Alejandro Faurlin comes in for Jamie Mackie.

Form man: Theo Walcott keeps his place for Arsenal after scoring at Schalke mid-week

Form man: Theo Walcott keeps his place for Arsenal after scoring at Schalke mid-week

14.45: Theo Walcott retains his place in the Arsenal team for only his second Barclays Premier League start of the season as Fulham come to the Emirates Stadium.

Walcott netted in the midweek Champions League draw at Schalke, and the Gunners make only one enforced change as Francis Coquelin replaces suspended midfielder Jack Wilshere.

England international Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is on the bench after recovering from a hip injury, along with goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, who had been out with an ankle problem.

Fulham go into the game level on points with Arsenal.

The Cottagers make three changes following last week's draw with Everton, as Ashkan Dejagah, Steve Sidwell and Kieran Richardson come into the starting XI.

14.42: And finally from the Emirates Stadium where Arsenal, despite a wobbly couple of weeks, could go fourth with a victory:

Arsenal v Fulham
Arsenal: Mannone, Sagna, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Vermaelen, Coquelin, Arteta, Cazorla, Walcott, Podolski, Giroud. Subs: Szczesny, Andre Santos, Oxlade Chamberlain, Ramsey, Arshavin, Jenkinson, Chamakh.

Fulham: Schwarzer, Riether, Hughes, Hangeland, Riise, Ruiz, Baird, Sidwell, Richardson, Berbatov, Dejagah. Subs: Stockdale, Senderos, Petric, Karagounis, Duff, Rodallega, Kacaniklic.

Referee: Phil Dowd (Staffordshire)

14.39: Teenage left-back Luke Shaw is set to become the youngest ever Southampton player to start a Premier League match in this afternoon's clash with Swansea.

The 17-year-old came off the bench in Monday's 2-0 defeat to West Brom and is named in the starting line-up at St Mary's, where Jack Cork returns after injury and Jason Puncheon also comes in.

Swansea name the same team that drew 1-1 with Chelsea last weekend, with former Southampton defender Garry Monk captaining the Welsh side.

Young prospect: Luke Shaw (right) makes his first Premier League start for Southampton

Young prospect: Luke Shaw (right) makes his first Premier League start for Southampton

14.36: Bottom of the table Saints look shot for confidence at this point – can Swansea take advantage of a defence that has more holes than a tennis racket

Southampton v Swansea
Southampton: Gazzaniga, Clyne, Yoshida, Fonte, Shaw, Puncheon, Cork, Schneiderlin, Lallana, Lambert, Ramirez. Subs: Kelvin Davis, Hooiveld, Steven Davis, Rodriguez, Fox, Ward-Prowse, Mayuka.

Swansea: Tremmel, Rangel, Williams, Monk, Davies, Ki, Britton, de Guzman, Hernandez, Michu, Routledge. Subs: Cornell, Tate, Dyer, Shechter, Moore, Tiendalli, Agustien.

Referee: Andre Marriner (W Midlands)

14.33: Remember when Wigan would struggle for successive wins Well Roberto Martinez continues to wave his magic at the DW Stadium as the Latics aim to record a third straight Premier League victory which could take them as high as tenth (if they win 7-0):

Wigan v West Brom
Wigan: Al Habsi, Ramis, Caldwell, Figueroa, Boyce, McCarthy, Watson, Beausejour, Kone, Di Santo, Maloney. Subs: Pollitt, Jones, Gomez, McManaman, Boselli, Fyvie, Stam.

West Brom: Myhill, Jones, McAuley, Olsson, Ridgewell, Mulumbu, Yacob, Lukaku, Morrison, Brunt, Long. Subs: Luke Daniels, Popov, Rosenberg, Dorrans, Gera, Odemwingie, Tamas.

Referee: Neil Swarbrick (Lancashire)

14.30: Everton manager David Moyes names an unchanged side for the visit of Sunderland as the Toffees look to extend their seven-match unbeaten run.

The Scot sticks with the same 11 which drew at Fulham last weekend, their fourth successive league draw.

Sunderland are without captain Lee Cattermole and Phil Bardsley, both injured, so Danny Rose and James McClean return to the side as the only two changes from the defeat at home to Aston Villa.

14.27: Big opportunity for Everton this afternoon when they host a shot-shy Sunderland at Goodison Park. Three points will put them just two points behind third-placed Manchester City:

Everton v Sunderland
Everton: Howard, Coleman, Jagielka, Heitinga, Baines, Mirallas, Osman, Neville, Pienaar, Fellaini, Jelavic. Subs: Mucha, Oviedo, Naismith, Distin, Hitzlsperger, Gueye, Vellios.

Sunderland: Mignolet, Gardner, O'Shea, Cuellar, Rose, Johnson, Larsson, Colback, McClean, Fletcher, Sessegnon. Subs: Westwood, Wickham, McFadden, Kilgallon, Vaughan, Bramble, Saha.

Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)

Djibril to the rescue: Cisse scored QPR's equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Reading last Sunday

Djibril to the rescue: Cisse scored QPR's equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Reading last Sunday

14.24: Speaking of first wins, that's what QPR will try do achieve when they visit the Britannia Stadium:

Stoke v QPR
Stoke: Begovic, Wilkinson, Huth, Shawcross, Cameron, Nzonzi, Walters, Whelan, Adam, Etherington, Crouch. Subs: Sorensen, Palacios, Jones, Whitehead, Upson, Kightly, Jerome.

QPR: Julio Cesar, Bosingwa, Ferdinand, Nelsen, Traore, Diakite, Faurlin, Granero, Hoilett, Taarabt, Cisse. Subs: Green, Derry, Hill, Wright Phillips, Mackie, Onuoha, Zamora. Referee: Martin Atkinson (W Yorkshire)

14.21: Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici is handed his first league start since August as the Royals look for their first Barclays Premier League win of the season at home to Norwich.

Federici comes back into Brian McDermott's line-up for his first league appearance since the 4-2 defeat at Chelsea in the second game of the season, with first-choice goalkeeper Alex McCarthy missing due to a shoulder injury.

Chris Hughton names the same Norwich side that secured a 1-0 victory at home to Stoke last weekend hoping to pick up a first away league win of the campaign.

14.18: First bit of news comes from the Madejski Stadium, where bottom-three side Reading are still searching for their first win of the season:

Reading v Norwich
Reading: Federici, Gunter, Morrison, Gorkss, Shorey, McCleary, Leigertwood, Tabb, McAnuff, Roberts, Hunt. Subs: Stuart Taylor, Mariappa, Pogrebnyak, Le Fondre, Kebe, Robson-Kanu, Cummings.

Norwich: Ruddy, Whittaker, Turner, Bassong, Garrido, Snodgrass, Tettey, Johnson, Pilkington, Hoolahan, Holt. Subs: Bunn, Howson, Jackson, Morison, Elliott Bennett, Tierney, Ryan Bennett.

Referee: Chris Foy (Merseyside)

14.15: Last week it was the Capital One Cup, this weekend it is the Champions League and Europa League that the Premier League has a tough task to follow up.

Europe's action mid-week received a double thumbs up from me, so minus the offside controversy and floodlights failures – let's hope for more of the same today.

Team news as ever is on the way.

Back on track Lukas Podolski's Arsenal will hope to bounce back from last week's loss at Manchester United

Back on track Lukas Podolski's Arsenal will hope to bounce back from last week's loss at Manchester United

Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel swear in Abu Dhabi on live TV, forcing BBC"s David Coulthard to apologise

Raikkonen and Vettel turn the air blue on live TV, forcing BBC's Coulthard to apologise

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22:41 GMT, 4 November 2012

BBC pundit David Coulthard was left red-faced after Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel both swore on live television.

When Coulthard asked Raikkonen to describe his emotions after winning the first race of his comeback at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the 2007 world champion said: ‘Not much really. Last time you guys was giving me s*** because I didn’t really smile enough.’

Vettel then caused further embarrassment during the post-race podium presentation saying: ‘It was obviously a chance to f*** it up and we didn’t do that,’ in reference to his third-placed finish after Red Bull’s qualifying blunder which left him stranded at the back of the grid.

Turning the air blue: Both Kimi Raikkonen (second left) and Sebastian Vettel (right) embarrassed David Coulthard (second right)

Naughty boys: Both Kimi Raikkonen (second left) and Sebastian Vettel (right) embarrassed – and drenched – David Coulthard (second right)

Coulthard, a 13-time race winner, then issued an apology for the bad language used.

Raikkonen, who became the first driver to win a race for Lotus since Ayrton Senna’s victory at the 1987 Detroit Grand Prix, has previous in swearing on live television.

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He infamously told Martin Brundle he was ‘having a s***’ after the television pundit asked why he’d missed a presentation by Pele ahead of the 2006 Brazilian Grand Prix.

Raikkonen nor Vettel can blame their poor use of language on the champagne usually dished out on a Formula One podium.

As in neighbouring Bahrain, the top three drivers in Abu Dhabi are given non-alcoholic rose water instead.

BMW Masters: Live leaderboard

BMW Masters leaderboard: Keep up to date with the latest scores

The European Tour is in Shanghai this week for the BMW Masters.

Most of Jose Maria Olazabal's Ryder Cup team are in action – Sergio Garcia is the only one missing – and you can keep track of all the latest scores right here.

CLICK HERE FOR THE LIVE LEADERBOARD

Back together: Most of the Ryder Cup team are in Shanghai for the BMW Masters

Back together: Most of the Ryder Cup team are in Shanghai for the BMW Masters

Arsenal are top of the league again… when it comes to the most expensive match day

Arsenal are top of the league again… when it comes to the most expensive match day

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21:55 GMT, 18 October 2012

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UPDATED:

21:55 GMT, 18 October 2012

The sharp rise in the cost of football
over the past year has been called 'unacceptable' by the Football
Supporters' Federation (FSF).

The average price of the cheapest
adult ticket to watch English football has risen by 11.7pc – five times
the rate – while the cost of match-day Premier League tickets varies
from 15 to 126.

Missing out: Young fans are not getting into habit of going to the match

Missing out: Young fans are not getting into habit of going to the match

The average price of the cheapest ticket at a Premier or Football League ground has risen from 19.01 to 21.24.

FSF chairman Malcolm Clarke fears this will price younger fans out of watching live games.

He said: 'There's a danger of alienation between fans and players at the top of the game. Younger fans in particular are being priced out and if they don't get the live football bug at a young age, they might not become season ticket-holders.

'If you compare prices to other countries such as Germany, there are huge disparities. Season tickets at Borussia Dortmund start from €225 (183), which includes three Champions League games – at about 8.90 per match – and free public transport. In comparison, our prices are simply unacceptable.

premier league prices

'This is an industry with eye-watering amounts of money going into it through media rights at the top, and this should be reflected in cost for the match-going fan.'

The BBC survey looked at 166 British clubs in 10 divisions, including the Conference and Women's Super League.

Arsenal have the most expensive season ticket – 1,955 – and Wigan have the cheapest in the Premier League at 255.

championship prices graphic

Remarkably, Kidderminster Harriers, in the Conference, charge the most for a match-day pie at 4, but the club explain they are homemade. Three Scottish teams – Alloa, Albion and Forfar – charge the least: just 1.

The most expensive teas are 2.50 at both Manchester clubs and the cheapest (50p) can be found at Alloa and Brechin in Scotland.

The most expensive programme at 4 is sold at Leeds United.