Yesterday, I published an article about the Emerald City Supporters’ allegations that the Timbers charged the supporters group $45 tickets for a $27 ticket. That article was based on several tweets from the supporter group’s official Twitter account, and the picture they posted which clearly showed a $27 ticket.
The increased ticket price was actually the result of several factors that are a the way that the Timbers handle ticket sales to supporter group from opposing teams.
According to several people, the opposing supporter groups are put in section 223 and according to Portland’s official website tickets in that section have a base price of $25-$35. After that base price, there is a processing fee that ranges from $3.50 to $7 per ticket…depending on where you are sitting. And on top of that, according to this redditor, there is also a $10 fee for big games — like a rivalry: Continue Reading->http://funds.gofundme.com/Widgetflex.swf” quality=”high” flashVars=”page=5ppcb0&template=4″ wmode=”transparent” width=”258″ height=”338″]