The European Football Association (UEFA) has agreed that visiting fans will be able to attend the matches of the European club championships this season, starting from next week, as visiting fans will be able to attend the matches of their clubs outside their stadiums, in the Champions League, European League and European Conference League, according to government restrictions on Corona Virus.
Visiting fans have been unable to attend almost all matches in European leagues since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, with only a small number of fans allowed in the Champions League and Europa League finals last May.
UEFA decided to lift the ban today, which could allow fans to attend matches starting next week, when the group stage of the three tournaments begins.
UEFA said in an official statement: “Given the different rules and regulations across member associations, it has been decided to lift restrictions on the presence of fans, but any decision regarding fans is left to the relevant competent authorities. Exchange of tickets for fans of visiting teams.
He added, “Therefore, practices will be repeated, that is, 5% of the total permitted stadium capacity will be allocated to the fans of the visiting team, bearing in mind that any decision in this regard falls under the responsibility of the relevant competent authorities.”
In another context, the Spanish clubs Real Madrid, Barcelona and Italian Juventus, which are calling for the establishment of the Super League, are planning a new attack on the European Football Association “UEFA”, and contracted for this matter with the public consulting company Flint, according to the German newspaper, “Der Spiegel”.
The three clubs aim to win the support of federations, European politicians and journalists, and the German weekly newspaper obtained the document submitted by the consulting company to the clubs, which is titled “Paving the way to the Super League, reconstruction strategies, starting over and winning.”