Newcastle fans must pay £42 to watch Rafa Benitez's side at Hillsborough

Newcastle United fans must fork out £42 to watch their team at Hillsborough.

Friday, 17th March 2017, 3:27 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 9:40 am
Newcastle fans at Oakwell

The club today revealed the ticket prices for the April 8 game against Sheffield Wednesday, which is being televised by Sky Sports.

Newcastle have been given an initial allocation of 2,350 seats.

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A club statement read: "Tickets for next month's game at Sheffield Wednesday go on sale on Monday.

"The Magpies have so far been given a maximum allocation of 2,350 tickets and season ticket holders with 100 or more away loyalty points can secure seats from 10am.

"Tickets are priced at £42 for adults, £32 for over-65s and under-21s, £15 for under-17s, £10 for under-11s and £5 for under-fives. Any supporters under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult."

Wednesday's prices have been criticised by fans on social media.