Liverpool fa,n group criticises UEFA’s “totally, unacceptable” allocation of wheelchair, spaces for Champions League, final at Stade de France..!
The Stade de France has 550, wheelchair spaces, but only 93 will be in use, for the match, with each team getting 38; UEFA: “We agree that the number, of seats available to disabled and low mobility, supporters is insufficient.”
The Champions League final is taking, place at the Stade de France in Paris
The Liverpool FC Disabled, Supporters Association has branded UEFA’s allocation for wheelchair, users at Saturday’s Champions, League final as “totally unacceptable”.
Jurgen Klopp’s Reds take on Real, Madrid at the Stade de France which has 550, wheelchair spaces, but only 93 will be in use for the match, with each, team getting 38.
This would be a meagre allocation, in any circumstances for a game of this magnitude, but given the Stade de France usually has 550, spaces available it is totally unacceptable,” a statement from, the LFC Disabled Supporters Association read.
“We have over 200 wheelchair bays, at Anfield and as a result of the, shortfall, many of our supporters who are wheelchair users have been left, disappointed.”
Level Playing Field – a charity which, acts a campaign group for disabled, sports fans – wrote to UEFA to ask about the issue. The governing body, said they “acknowledge the situation and states that we (UEFA) agree that the number, of seats available to disabled and low mobility supporters, is insufficient. We (UEFA) constantly work to ensure the best, possible conditions to eliminate barriers to, access to UEFA competitions matches.
Liverpool and Real Madrid have each, received 19,618 tickets for the game, despite capacity being at 75,000. A further 12,000 tickets were put, on general sale via a ballot, which closed before, the semi-final second legs were played.