The English federation gives up its 2,500 places for the quarter-final of the Euro in Rome
The Delta variant of Covid-19 currently hovering over the Euro is increasingly worrying health specialists and authorities. It is precisely to avoid the risk of the virus spreading in Europe that the English Football Federation (FA) gave up the 2,500 places to which it was entitled for the quarter-final of the competition, Saturday in Rome, against Ukraine. .
The FA also urged its supporters not to move: “ Please note that unfortunately the FA will not be selling any tickets through the (official) England Fan Travel Club for this match due to restrictions in place in both countries « To fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, she wrote in a letter to the group which organizes official trips.
However, the authority added » work with UEFA and the British Embassy in Italy to facilitate the sale of as many tickets as possible to English residents in Italy « . If successful, England would return to Wembley for the semi-finals, against Denmark or the Czech Republic, and for a possible final.