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Istanbul to keep Champions League final despite two English teams

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  • Chelsea and Manchester City set to get 4,000 tickets each
  • Turkey under lockdown as UK plans travel policy update

Uefa has no plans to shift the venue of the Champions League final from Istanbul, which is to be contested by two English clubs, despite Turkey currently being under lockdown.

As many as 4,000 supporters from Manchester City and Chelsea are expected to be offered tickets for the showpiece event on 29 May. Questions remain, however, over whether the UK government will allow travel to the event, with a list of approved destinations set to be announced on Friday.

Continue reading…Chelsea and Manchester City set to get 4,000 tickets eachTurkey under lockdown as UK plans travel policy updateUefa has no plans to shift the venue of the Champions League final from Istanbul, which is to be contested by two English clubs, despite Turkey currently being under lockdown.As many as 4,000 supporters from Manchester City and Chelsea are expected to be offered tickets for the showpiece event on 29 May. Questions remain, however, over whether the UK government will allow travel to the event, with a list of approved destinations set to be announced on Friday. Continue reading…