BBC: Irish Cup final set to be first game in UK with fans in attendance since March

BBC: Irish Cup final set to be first game in UK with fans in attendance since March
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It's not clear when the Premier League will follow suit.

  • Irish Cup final between Ballymena United and Glentoran is set to be the first football match in the UK to be held with fans in the stands since March.
  • The game that will take place at Windsor Park in Belfast on Friday, July 31, and both clubs have been allocated 250 tickets each.
  • This is possible thanks to the easing of the COVID-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland.
  • Glentoran have already confirmed that they will first provide tickets for players' families, Club Vice-Presidents, Club Life Members, Life Season Ticket holders and key volunteers.
  • All the supporters should follow the social distancing guidelines while inside the ground.
  • At the same time, the FA Cup final between Chelsea and Arsenal will still take place behind closed doors; even players' friends and families won't be allowed to the stands.
Source: BBC

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