The club's supporters are unhappy with the fact that general admission for the game at the Volksparkstadion is €19, while seats range from between €36 and €84Borussia Dortmund fans have revealed that they intend to boycott this weekend's Bundesliga clash with Hamburg.
The club's supporters are unhappy with the fact that general admission for the game at the Volksparkstadion is €19, while seats range from between €36 and €84.
Consequently, Dortmund followers have teamed up with fans from other clubs to form a group called 'No.20 - football must be affordable', with the aim of reducing ticket prices.
Marc Quambusch, spokesman for the group, told Bild: "It is our intention to, with low admission prices, maintain the permeability and future viability of football.
“Everyone, including the socially disadvantaged, should be able to afford football tickets. If football is just for business, it is dead."
Hamburg supporters group 'Chosen Few' have promised to back the protest by remaining silent for the first 10 minutes of the second half.
The boycott is certainly not without precedent as Dortmund fans also refused to attend the Ruhr derby with Schalke in the autumn of 2010 for the same reason.
In addition, Schalke supporters recently revealed that they will refuse to travel to the Czech Republic for their club's Europa League clash with Viktoria Plzen because of their unhappiness over ticket prices for the game.