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The Daily Dirt: Fan reaction to Atlanta United ticket prices

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The process of transforming Atlanta United Founders' Club members into Atlanta United season ticket holders has begun. After releasing details last week, AUFC began contacting fans about ticket purchases on Monday. What's the general consensus on initial prices? Most seem to be pretty happy, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

"My family and I were in as Founding members straight away, and we plan to buy four seats at the lowest price range," said Tim Saviello, a Grant Park resident with a 12-year-old son who plays soccer. "I did some research and so while the $360 might be a few bucks higher than it could have been, I do understand that (Arthur) Blank's got to make some money and the ‘Benz isn't cheap. So overall I'm not disappointed with the prices."

"Everyone I know is very excited and ready to hand over their money today, as if that will make next season start sooner," Robyn Saghini, co-founder of supporters group Terminus Legion, said. "I thought the tickets would be closer to $25 per game, so I'm thrilled that they're only $20. And I'm looking forward to standing in the (Supporters) section with Terminus Legion screaming my head off at every home game next year!"

United's supporters' section tickets are a bit more expensive than comparable 2015 tickets for MLS debutantes Orlando City and New York City FC, but they're much cheaper than 2016 prices for Seattle Sounders, who boast the most expensive tickets in the league.

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