Rangers will take a reduced capacity crowd to a resurgent St Johnstone but there has been some confusion regarding ticket prices at the ground.
Rangers announced last week that the club had been awarded 4118 tickets for their match at McDiarmid Park on Saturday 11th September at 12:30.
Season ticket holders with MyGers memberships have been invited to secure tickets for the match which will be balloted to ensure every fan gets an away day opportunity across the season should they register their interest.
The sales window for supporters successful in the ballot opened this afternoon (06/09) and is set to close tomorrow morning (07/09) at 9am.
However, there has been some frustration at the revelation that the Rangers away allocation has been cut by 40% as interest in the Saints surges.
The Perthshire club secured a League Cup and Scottish Cup double last season and enjoyed a spirited run in European football qualification.
Whilst Callum Davidson’s side fell at the final hurdle against LASK Linz in the Europa Conference League Playoffs, interest in his side has dramatically increased in Perth.
The Perthshire side even managed a 10k sell-out at McDiarmid Park for the visit of Galatasaray in the Europa League.
One St Johnstone fan account has revealed more about the drop in allocation for Rangers but in doing so also claims that tickets for Saints fans are £10 cheaper.
But whilst this caused a bit of friction on Twitter from Rangers fans peeved at yet more expense this season, the same St Johnstone fan account explained the decision.
“These tickets can only be purchased as additional tickets for friends and family of season ticket holders,” said St Johnstone 1884.
“They won’t be on general sale at that price. Something clubs regularly do, e.g. introduce a friend for £x.”
Rangers fans have been asked to cough up extensively already this season with the £30 price point certainly a bone of contention for fans.
Gers supporters are being asked to splash out over £100 to see their side in action in the upcoming Europa League group stage matches at Ibrox.