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UEFA have Just announced that Porto will host the Champions League Final with 6,000 fans from each team able to attend
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Ridiculous in this day and age ...all to accomadate the hier archy of the league etc... screw the fans... terrible decision its a game the fans should come first and as it is 2 England based clubs should be played in England for the fans ....
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Smudge3920 wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:11 pm Ridiculous in this day and age ...all to accomadate the hier archy of the league etc... screw the fans... terrible decision its a game the fans should come first and as it is 2 England based clubs should be played in England for the fans ....
And minimise the impact of a pandemic that's still going on, dontcha know... :roll:
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According to Sky, UEFA wanted to bring 2000 people into England and not quarantine....people like....

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.....from all over the world. Our Government refused entry unless they were willing to Quarantine. Like you say sod the fans. It wont be easy for them as they will have to fork out expensive travel, hotel, prove a negative test before and after.....
I think our Government is correct, it is EUFA who are in the wrong here
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whiteswan wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:28 pm According to Sky, UEFA wanted to bring 2000 people into England and not quarantine....people like....

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.....from all over the world. Our Government refused entry unless they were willing to Quarantine. Like you say sod the fans. It wont be easy for them as they will have to fork out expensive travel, hotel, prove a negative test before and after.....
I think our Government is correct, it is EUFA who are in the wrong here
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whiteswan wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:28 pm According to Sky, UEFA wanted to bring 2000 people into England and not quarantine....people like....

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.....from all over the world. Our Government refused entry unless they were willing to Quarantine. Like you say sod the fans. It wont be easy for them as they will have to fork out expensive travel, hotel, prove a negative test before and after.....
I think our Government is correct, it is EUFA who are in the wrong here
Are UEFA on drugs ?

We have enough people breaking quarantine regulations without that lot invading our shores.
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How to create a logistical nightmare for the fans but in saying that it will mainly be the sponsors and corporates that get the tickets anyway. Maybe they were worried about fans piling down to London? or Brexit? Strange
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Wouldnt it be interesting if the two teams refused to travel and RISK the health and interests of their fans ...
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whiteswan wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 1:28 pm According to Sky, UEFA wanted to bring 2000 people into England and not quarantine....people like....

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.....from all over the world. Our Government refused entry unless they were willing to Quarantine. Like you say sod the fans. It wont be easy for them as they will have to fork out expensive travel, hotel, prove a negative test before and after.....
I think our Government is correct, it is EUFA who are in the wrong here
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Sky saying we said yes to essential UEFA staff, but no to all the hangers on, so hence Porto
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Yes, but isn’t somewhat worrying that Portugal, being one of the few countries on the government’s’Green’ list, is seemingly open to accepting UEFA’s demands/requirements, which you’d assume are the same as they were to stage the game at Wembley.
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To be fair, Portgual did a good job last year during the pandemic. The last eight of the Champions League was played out in a mini-tournament held in Lisbon.
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BBC news now reporting that Portugal have tightened restrictions for travellers until the 30 May. Speaking about the Champions League Final supporters will have to travel on chartered flights, stay in a bubble and be out of the country within 48 hours
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Smudge3920 wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 2:21 pm Wouldnt it be interesting if the two teams refused to travel and RISK the health and interests of their fans ...
No chance you are talking Man City v Chelsea when did they ever consider their fans?
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whiteswan wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 5:22 pm BBC news now reporting that Portugal have tightened restrictions for travellers until the 30 May. Speaking about the Champions League Final supporters will have to travel on chartered flights, stay in a bubble and be out of the country within 48 hours
Correction, supporters in and out of Portugal within 24 hours. So, from the airport to the stadium with testing, then from the stadium tomthe airport and charter flights only
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Muppet the Cat wrote: Thu May 13, 2021 4:23 pm Yes, but isn’t somewhat worrying that Portugal, being one of the few countries on the government’s’Green’ list, is seemingly open to accepting UEFA’s demands/requirements, which you’d assume are the same as they were to stage the game at Wembley.
That is an excellent point.
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Another announcement from Portugal today. People from the UK can now travel for holidays. :roll: They really need to make their mind up!
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Confusion personified :roll:
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1964white wrote: Fri May 14, 2021 3:47 pm Confusion personified :roll:
Indeed Leon
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