Due to pyrotechnic penalties: Hannover 96 increases ticket prices for the new season

Due to pyrotechnic penalties Hannover 96 increases ticket prices for

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Due to pyrotechnic penalties: Hannover 96 increases ticket prices for the new season


Second division club Hannover 96 has increased its ticket prices for the upcoming season, partly in response to the huge fines the club has had to pay over the past two years for setting off pyrotechnics in the supporters’ curve . In this area of ​​the stadium, season and daily passes are on average 22% more expensive. The club announced on Monday that there would only have been a price increase of around five percent in the west, east and south stands of the Heinz von Heiden Arena due to increased energy costs and staff.

The people of Lower Saxony have clearly established the connection between fan behavior and higher ticket prices. “The levy concerns the blocks of the stadium in which penalties were incurred during home matches, in particular through the triggering of pyrotechnics,” the press release specifies. “In the last two years since the end of the corona pandemic, Hannover 96 has been fined more than 1.2 million euros for all seasons. The exceptional sanction for misconduct in the match against Eintracht Braunschweig in April 2024 is not yet included.”

Hannover professional (Site notre bureau spécialisé) boss Martin Kind had already announced such a measure several times. The entrepreneur also criticizes the German (Site notre blog d’information) Association in this context. “Association law stipulates that we are responsible for the faults of third parties. We think this system is bad,” he said.

Author: Jacqueline MANNESSIER