UK government allows Chelsea to sell tickets

Chelsea fans will be able to buy tickets for away games, cup matches and women’s fixtures after the UK government amended the club’s exclusive license, the Department for Digital, Culture, Services said on Wednesday. Media and Sport (DCMS). DCMS said Chelsea would not receive any revenue from ticket sales, with all proceeds going to the organizers of the respective competitions.

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Premier League club could no longer sell tickets due to British government restrictions imposed on the club’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich.

, Since Roman Abramovich was added to the UK sanctions list because of his link Vladimir Putin, we have worked hard to ensure that the club can continue to play football while ensuring that the sanctions regime remains in placeSports Minister Nigel Huddleston said. I want to thank the fans for their patience while we have worked with the football authorities to make this possible. ,

Supporters present for the quarter-finals of the Champions League

Chelsea cannot sell tickets for domestic league matches to their supporters. But visiting supporters will be able to buy tickets for matches at Stamford Bridge, with Premier League proceeds.

The club will be able to sell tickets for their Champions League quarter-final at Real Madrid on 6 April and for the FA Cup semi-final against Crystal Palace at Wembley ten days later. , Proceeds will be paid to the competition organizer or home club rather than to Chelsea FC, in order to remain in line with current restrictions by the Premier League. Government added.

Season ticket holders and supporters who purchased tickets prior to the restrictions may attend Premier League matches at home, but an exception has been made for Women’s Super League fixtures because ” There is a danger of seeing the stands empty for these matches. “. In addition, Chelsea supporters can buy tickets for Premier League matches, with all proceeds going to the host team.

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