Season ticket holders between the ages of 16 and 25 will be required to stump up £285 for the season in order to be allocated a seat in the Red Army section – on the right-hand side of the Stretford End – for every home game.
And The Mirror claim the implementation of the system allowing youth season tickets in the singing section is part of the club’s wider strategy of trying to introduce a long-term, sustainable and forward-thinking youth culture within Old Trafford.
The number of the match going young fans has steadily declined since the Premier League’s inception, with the report citing extortionate ticket prices and the inability to share the experience with friends as two major reasons for it.
Manchester United have made 1,000 youth season tickets available for next season
And it is, therefore, the reason behind United’s move to ensure younger fans can access live, affordable football, with the club also applying to the local authority to trial railed seating.
United Group Managing Director Richard Arnold told The Mirror: ‘I want to place on record our appreciation of the hard work and dedication from the organizers of the atmosphere section.
‘The phenomenal support the team gets has been taken to a new level by this successful initiative.