Share TV wealth!

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The Premier League has signed a new TV mega-deal worth £5.14bn, and that’s just for UK rights. The increase from the last domestic deal alone equates to £40+ for every fan, at every game; top-flight clubs have to bring down ticket prices and support lower-league/grassroots football. There are five billion reasons why clubs should #shareTVwealth!

Fans demand that clubs:

  1. Drop prices for home fans;
  2. Commit to the FSF’s Twenty’s Plenty away price cap;
  3. Redistribute more wealth to support lower-league and grassroots football.

Important! Please make sure to SELECT A CLUB below. This triggers an email to them and the relevant league outlining your support for lower prices/redistribution of TV wealth throughout the pyramid. It's a vital step in this campaign as the PL and FL always insist that clubs hold the power.

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  • Gavin Warner
    Gavin Warner
    Cardiff City
    No Comment
    Gavin Warner
    Cardiff City
  • Jacqueline McDonald
    Jacqueline McDonald
    As Secretary of the Supporters Trust at Hitchin Town FC it is an absolute must that the wealth generated from the new television deal with the Premier league is redistributed to support lower league and grass roots football. I applaud the campaign launched by the FSF in this respect and urge football fans across the country to sign this petition.
    Jacqueline McDonald
  • Brian Stokes
    Brian Stokes
    York City
    No Comment
    Brian Stokes
    York City
  • Oliver Morris
    Oliver Morris
    Manchester United
    The Premier League is the most famous league in the most famous sport in the world. Recent (domestic-only!) TV rights deals will pump over £5bn into the league. Since its inception ticket prices in the Premier League have risen greatly, and consistently above inflation. Given the wealth and revenue of its member clubs, and given the historic community importance of football, it is an outrageous moral failing of the game that a huge number of fans cannot afford to attend. As if this weren't enough, the Premier League's chief executive, Richard Scudamore is now absolving clubs from blame for the wages of their own staff. This shows so starkly the divide between those that run the game and the overwhelming majority of the rest of us. The signatories to this are not asking for much, and what they're asking for is completely affordable, for both the League and the clubs: Make tickets affordable for working class people, ensure that the wealthy people and companies that own the clubs pay their staff a living wage. Oh and support grassroots football, otherwise known as "most of the football that gets played in the UK on a weekend"
    Oliver Morris
    Manchester United
  • Michael Sells
    Michael Sells
    Leeds United
    No Comment
    Michael Sells
    Leeds United
  • andy pierce
    andy pierce
    Wrexham
    Stop giving it to those at the top & share the obscene wealth!
    andy pierce
    Wrexham
  • Joe Ruddock
    Joe Ruddock
    Arsenal
    And for the London clubs to pay the London living wage!
    Joe Ruddock
    Arsenal
  • Simon Scott-Daniels
    Simon Scott-Daniels
    Arsenal
    I'm a season ticket holder at Ashburton Grove. Let's keep prices down for all fans. It's always buzzing when the away team fill their allocation so the price needs to be low for them. When I was 18 I couldn't afford to come to every game but I got along to a few and thats why I'm a fan 30 yrs later. if I was 18 now it'd be a whole lot harder to afford and to get a ticket. Find a way to subsidise tickets it can be done. Finally pay all staff the London living wage. Don't hide behind outsourcing excuses. Allowing Chelsea to look honest and classy is embarrassing but in any case it's the right and proper thing to do.
    Simon Scott-Daniels
    Arsenal
  • Zach Ward
    Zach Ward
    Ipswich Town
    Fans are football
    Zach Ward
    Ipswich Town
  • Alastair Cox
    Alastair Cox
    Sheffield Wednesday
    Sort this out. It's a joke.
    Alastair Cox
    Sheffield Wednesday
  • James Talbot
    James Talbot
    Everton
    No Comment
    James Talbot
    Everton
  • Peter Barratt
    Peter Barratt
    Coventry City
    No Comment
    Peter Barratt
    Coventry City
  • Rob Dand
    Rob Dand
    Torquay United
    Scudamore's attitude towards lower league clubs and football fans in general (not to mention the underpaid staff, etc) is incredibly disheartening and borderline insulting. If this is the direction of the English game it will soon not be anything to be proud of at all. No principles.
    Rob Dand
    Torquay United
  • James Speed
    James Speed
    Sheffield Wednesday
    Can we have £20 is plenty in the football league please
    James Speed
    Sheffield Wednesday
  • Helen Richards
    Helen Richards
    Arsenal
    No Comment
    Helen Richards
    Arsenal
  • Glenn Murray
    Glenn Murray
    Liverpool
    The Premier League has signed a new TV mega-deal worth £5.14bn, and that’s just for UK rights. The increase from the last domestic deal alone equates to £40+ for every fan, at every game; top-flight clubs have to bring down ticket prices and support lower-league/grassroots football. There are five billion reasons why clubs should #shareTVwealth! Fans demand that clubs: Drop prices for home fans; Commit to the FSF’s Twenty’s Plenty away price cap; Redistribute more wealth to support lower-league and grassroots football. Important! Please make sure to SELECT A CLUB below. This triggers an email to them and the relevant league outlining your support for lower prices/redistribution of TV wealth throughout the pyramid. It's a vital step in this campaign as the PL and FL always insist that clubs hold the power. Can I do more? Yes. This petition is only the first step in the FSF's campaign to force top-flight clubs to #shareTVwealth. In the coming days we'll announce more - See more at: http://fsf.org.uk/petitions/share-tv-wealth/#sthash.xwChWrjo.dpuf
    Glenn Murray
    Liverpool
  • Paul Gardner
    Paul Gardner
    Liverpool
    All the money that football clubs receive comes from supporters either directly or indirectly through ticket prices, TV subscriptions, merchandise and more. Supporters should not be milked more and more for their loyalty. The matchgoing loyal support should be rewarded and not penalised further. This will not only aid those currently attending, but also allow future generations to attend and support their teams. Without action on ticket prices we will see large chunks of the country priced out of attending what is the national game changing those who attend from supporters to spectators.
    Paul Gardner
    Liverpool
  • Melissa Bell
    Melissa Bell
    AFC Bournemouth
    I think the best way to reduce ticket prices for away fans is to introduce reciprocal ticket pricing. Tickets for away fans travelling AFC Bournemouth cost around £26 for adults however Middlesborough charged £31, Leeds charged £34 (£39 on the day), and it is likely that Ipswich will charge around £40 for AFC Bournemouth fans which is a lot higher than what we charged their fans. A flat price of £20 for away fans would stop this inequality.
    Melissa Bell
    AFC Bournemouth
  • Pete Woodward
    Pete Woodward
    Newcastle United
    No Comment
    Pete Woodward
    Newcastle United
  • Chris Baker
    Chris Baker
    Tottenham Hotspur
    Prices have been increasing way beyond the rate of inflation for far too long now - it's time for a change.
    Chris Baker
    Tottenham Hotspur
  • Rob Owen
    Rob Owen
    Cardiff City
    No Comment
    Rob Owen
    Cardiff City
  • Nick
    Nick
    Chelsea
    No Comment
    Nick
    Chelsea
  • Liam Booth
    Liam Booth
    Manchester City
    We the fans are at breaking point. Something has to give to keep the game accessible for the working man.
    Liam Booth
    Manchester City
  • David Goldblatt
    David Goldblatt
    No Comment
    David Goldblatt
  • Andrew
    Andrew
    Cardiff City
    Ticket prices are scandalous along with footballers wages. Thousands now falling out of love with the beautiful game. Cardiff City attendances will severely drop next season along with other clubs.
    Andrew
    Cardiff City
  • Ben Peile
    Ben Peile
    Millwall
    out of order what the ticket prices are like, hopefully this will help!
    Ben Peile
    Millwall
  • Andrew Macaulay
    Andrew Macaulay
    Barnsley
    No Comment
    Andrew Macaulay
    Barnsley
  • Glenis Whittingham
    Glenis Whittingham
    Stoke City
    With the recent £5 BILLION for Premier League TV rights, the Premier League should be forced to subsidise tickets for all away games. With away gates dropping because of travel cost and the additional cost of tickets, surely the time has come to act. Any regular supporter is aware that away fans contribute massively to the atmosphere which is evident on televised games and what makes it so attractive. £10 million pa would cover this without any knock on effect to the Premier League - please act now before its to late.
    Glenis Whittingham
    Stoke City
  • Andrew main
    Andrew main
    Liverpool
    No Comment
    Andrew main
    Liverpool
  • Emma
    Emma
    Sunderland
    No Comment
    Emma
    Sunderland
  • Paul Head
    Paul Head
    Tottenham Hotspur
    No Comment
    Paul Head
    Tottenham Hotspur
  • Joshua Antill-Dunning
    Joshua Antill-Dunning
    Cardiff City
    No Comment
    Joshua Antill-Dunning
    Cardiff City
  • Marcus Lowery
    Marcus Lowery
    Arsenal
    Premier league clubs, you've hit the jackpot with the new TV deal. Now it's time to reward the paying public by reducing ticket prices
    Marcus Lowery
    Arsenal
  • Phil Jones
    Phil Jones
    Cardiff City
    Football fans are being taken for mugs. The upper echelons of the game is swimming with money and the prices being charged to attend are obscene. Never forget that without the fans the TV companies wouldn't be paying the clubs all this money. No fans = no TV deal and ultimately no clubs. The fans have the power and it's time they realised that and started voting with their feet. It would only take a nation wide boycott of the first three games of next season to get greedy club owners to wake up and start charging fair admission prices,
    Phil Jones
    Cardiff City
  • Michael Punter
    Michael Punter
    Arsenal
    Without fans a club is worthless!
    Michael Punter
    Arsenal
  • Richard Biggs
    Richard Biggs
    Aston Villa
    The supporters and grass roots football need a gesture!
    Richard Biggs
    Aston Villa
  • Tom Hooley
    Tom Hooley
    Manchester City
    No Comment
    Tom Hooley
    Manchester City
  • Michael Watt
    Michael Watt
    Sunderland
    No Comment
    Michael Watt
    Sunderland
  • Steven Hole
    Steven Hole
    Manchester United
    My local team is Shrewsbury Town however with a home ticket in excess of £18 I'd rather pay a little extra and watch a premier league side. I love watching football live as I'm sure every football fan does, however once you take into consideration travel expenses whether it be train/bus or petrol/parking. Plus food and drink for the day it can't be £100 day. Not many people can afford to this every week, I certainly can't!
    Steven Hole
    Manchester United
  • Derk Bruger
    Derk Bruger
    Stockport County
    No Comment
    Derk Bruger
    Stockport County
  • Niels Reynolds
    Niels Reynolds
    Queens Park Rangers
    Dpn't let PL clubs simply use the extra millions to attract and pay already obscenely overpaid footballers still MORE money. Insist that a decent amount get's passed down, not only to Football League clubs, but right through to real grass roots clubs operating out of leaking sheds and playing on sodden fields. THAT's where the dreams start.
    Niels Reynolds
    Queens Park Rangers
  • Gary Jones
    Gary Jones
    Pass note money down to lower leagues and grassroots and we will produce more And better home grown players for the premier league and England .....simples !
    Gary Jones
  • Adam Morgan
    Adam Morgan
    Cardiff City
    No Comment
    Adam Morgan
    Cardiff City
  • Wayne Korytnickyj
    Wayne Korytnickyj
    Grimsby Town
    No Comment
    Wayne Korytnickyj
    Grimsby Town
  • Alistair Donald
    Alistair Donald
    Fulham
    No Comment
    Alistair Donald
    Fulham
  • Huw Jones
    Huw Jones
    Cardiff City
    I am secretary local football club with over 250 players, all ages from 7- Senior Grass Roots football is dying #noneborninanacademy
    Huw Jones
    Cardiff City
  • Dewi Burnett
    Dewi Burnett
    Cardiff City
    No Comment
    Dewi Burnett
    Cardiff City
  • peter
    peter
    Cardiff City
    smaller clubs are desperate for money just to get by while the fat cats grow fatter on a non sustainable business plan
    peter
    Cardiff City
  • Julian Sims
    Julian Sims
    Bristol City
    No Comment
    Julian Sims
    Bristol City
  • Mike
    Mike
    Cardiff City
    Time to repay the fans and bring back the atmospheres.
    Mike
    Cardiff City