Arsenal fans fell silent after the Gunners were held to a 3-3 draw by Anderlecht in the Champions League. Photos: AFP Arsenal fans fell silent after the Gunners were held to a 3-3 draw by Anderlecht in the Champions League. Photos: AFP
Arsenal fans fell silent after the Gunners were held to a 3-3 draw by Anderlecht in the Champions League. Photos: AFP
Peter Simpson
Opinion

Opinion

Peter Simpson

Home and Away: Premier League stadiums echo with the sound of silence

With Premier League ticket costs pricing out young working-class males, the roars from the stands are these days just a whimper

Arsenal fans fell silent after the Gunners were held to a 3-3 draw by Anderlecht in the Champions League. Photos: AFP Arsenal fans fell silent after the Gunners were held to a 3-3 draw by Anderlecht in the Champions League. Photos: AFP
Arsenal fans fell silent after the Gunners were held to a 3-3 draw by Anderlecht in the Champions League. Photos: AFP
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Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson

Peter Simpson is a China-UK based journalist and the SCMP’s former Beijing 2008 Olympics news editor. He has covered major international news and sporting events, most recently the London 2012 Olympics and Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. Peter is a Premier League season ticket holder at newly promoted Southampton FC.