Scottish soccer team will let fans pay what they can for tickets

Wednesday January 7th, 2015

The plight of the Scottish soccer team often goes unnoticed here in the States. Thanks to Inverness Caledonian Thistle, now is the best time to help out Scottish Premiership soccer.

The team is letting fans pay what they can for an upcoming home game on Jan. 20, according to BBC Sport. Inverness aren't bad - currently fifth in their league -  but another club tried a similar strategy last season, and it apparently increased ticket sales by 160 percent.

"We often hear in the press that games in Scotland are overpriced and if prices were slashed crowds would increase dramatically," club chairman Kenny Cameron told the BBC. "Well, this is certainly an opportunity to dip our toes in the water and see if this is really the case."

If you're a Scottish soccer fan looking for a cheap day out, head down to Caledonian Stadium and watch a soccer match for a couple pounds. If you're an American soccer fan, now there's another spectacular reason to visit Scotland. 

- Rohan Nadkarni

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