Turf is fans’ cup of tea!

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  • Burnley have the third cheapest tea in the Championship
  • Only five Championship clubs offer a cheaper pie than the Clarets
  • Burnley subsidise away tickets with the help of Premier League parachute payments

Turf Moor is football supporters’ cup of tea.

The BBC’s annual Price of Football study lists Burnley’s tea as the third cheapest in the Championship at £2.

Brentford sell the cheapest tea in the division at £1-60, with Cardiff City charging the second-lowest price of £1-90.

When it comes to the cost of a pie to go with the cup of tea, only five Championship clubs are cheaper than Burnley’s £3 offering.

The BBC’s survey looks at season ticket prices and matchday admission, as well as the cost of replica shirts.

In terms of the lowest single ticket price, the Clarets’ £24 is the eighth joint highest in the Championship. Reading and Derby County’s £10 tickets are the cheapest.

And in the highest single ticket category,Burnley are also equal-eighth in the division – Rotherham’s £27 price is the lowest.

The highest single ticket price being charged at this level is a whopping £52 by Sheffield Wednesday.

Ten Championship clubs charge more than Burnley in the dearest season ticket category.

Their dearest is £580, with Fulham’s the most expensive at £839.

Hull’s £531 is the highest in the cheapest price category, with 12 clubs cheaper than Burnley’s cheapest. Reading’s £135 season ticket is the cheapest in the Championship

The survey shows that the price range which Burnley sell most season tickets in is the £401-£500 category.

As for prices in the away end, Burnley charge visiting adult fans £28 in the Cricket Field Stand, 12th place in the division.

Rotherham charge the least at £23.

Only Burnley and QPR at this level subsidise away tickets, with the help of Premier League parachute payments.

Burnley’s junior shirts cost £32, with only seven clubs cheaper.

Sheffield Wednesdays’s £38 is the highest.

And the £40 charge is cheaper than all bar Rotherham - whose strip is cheaper by a penny!

The BBC survey covers 229 clubs across the UK, Swansea being the only side who declined to take part.

Kidderminster Harriers from the National League, have the highest pie charge of the clubs surveyed at £4.50.

The priciest cup of tea is at Liverpool and Rangers – £2.50 – with the cheapest brew to be had at Scottish side Elgin City who charge just 60p.