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The price of football: How much does it cost to support Bolton Wanderers?

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The BBC's annual survey is out

Bolton Wanderers v Sheffield Wednesday - Sky Bet Championship Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

Every year, the BBC conducts a study to find out how much it costs the average football fan to support their team per season. 2017's edition was published this morning with some interesting details.

The BBC found that most tickets have either been frozen or fallen in price for the third year running.

Despite this, a separate poll from the BBC found that 82% (from 1000 people asked) of 18 to 24 year olds found the price of matchday tickets the biggest obstacle to them going to more games.

When it comes to Bolton Wanderers, this is how much it costs the average fan per season to watch Bolton at home.

Credit: BBC price of football

Now this study doesn't take into account certain things, the main thing being away games. Ticket prices in the Championship vary depending on whatever team you're visiting. Preston North End, who Bolton are playing tomorrow night, are charging adult Wanderers fans £25 to watch the game. It's a reasonable price.

Then you get teams like Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United, who have been known to charge upwards of £45 to go their respective stadiums.

Add the cost of several pints, travel costs and the weekly ritual of an accumulator bet, and an away day becomes quite the expensive trip.

If you're an avid Wanderers fan, you're likely to be paying well over £1000 every single season. Is it worth it? Ask the supporters who went to Southend or Port Vale last season.

Compared to the rest of the league, Bolton Wanderers offer value for money. The club offer the 10th cheapest season ticket, whilst we were third in terms of how much Wanderers fans paid per goal scored at the Macron last season (£8 if you were wondering).

You can have a more detailed look at the price of football study on the BBC sport homepage. Do you think Bolton Wanderers offer value for money? Let us know in the comments box below.