UEFA Reveals ‘Fans First’ Ticketing Plan For Euro 2020
Following backlash from supporters over the proportions of seats available during the Champions League and Europa League finals, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) announced its ticketing plan for the Euro 2020 tournament next summer with fans in mind. The new ticketing plan guarantees that 82 percent of... Read more
Season Ticket Holders Banned After Listing UEFA Tickets For Resale
Tottenham Hotspur FC has banned three season ticket holders who listed their Champions League final tickets for resale, according to the Premiere League club. The Spurs said they would be taking action, including implementing indefinite Season Ticket band, against those who listed their tickets for sale, as transferring or... Read more
FIFA Sparks Outrage After Splitting Ticket Orders to Women’s World Cup
Tickets for June’s FIFA Women’s World Cup were released to fans who purchased them online on Monday. Unfortunately for some, the excitement of receiving tickets to see the best in the world play in France was followed immediately by anger – apparently many received tickets for their orders split... Read more
UK Fans Vent Anger at UEFA Champions, Europa League Tickets and Locations
Supporters of UK football outfits Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea have voiced their anger at paltry ticket allocations and travel difficulties following their team’s making it to the finals of the UEFA’s Champions (Tottenham vs. Liverpool) and Europa (Arsenal vs. Chelsea) finals in coming weeks. The Europa League final... Read more
Soccer Fans Told They Won Champions League Tickets By Mistake
Many soccer fans were ecstatic when they acquired an email saying they won a dream trip to the Champions League final game between Tottenham and Liverpool, only to find out there was a glitch and every single participant had also received the email. The British online retail company Zavvi... Read more
Longtime Whitecaps Fans Cancel Season Tickets Over Abuse Allegations
Vancouver Whitecaps FC season ticket holders are speaking out about the team’s negligence over abuse allegations about a former women’s team coach, and many fans have cancelled, or are planning to cancel, their memberships. This past February, a blog post emerged from a former player stating their coach had... Read more
FC Cincinnati Expect Sellout Ahead of Nippert Stadium’s First MLS Game
FC Cincinnati, Ohio’s soccer club that was just founded last year, is expected to sell-out during their home game at Nippert Stadium this weekend. Last May, Major League Soccer announced that Cincinnati would join the league in 2019 under the brand FC Cincinnati. Currently, a 26,000-seat stadium, specifically made... Read more
Football Fans Protest Against Cost of Champions League Tickets
Bayern Munich fans protested the cost of Champions League tickets during a game against Liverpool this week. The Football Supporters’ Federation launched a campaign in England to cap ticket prices for visiting supports at £20 in 2016. Earlier this month, Premier League clubs unanimously agreed to cap away tickets... Read more
FIFA Forced To Pay Broker $16.8M For Unissued World Cup Tickets
FIFA was forced to pay $16.8 million plus interest to the U.S. ticket broker JB Sports Marketing, who never received World Cup tickets in 2014, a Swiss Supreme Court ruled. JBSM has been engaged in a lawsuit against FIFA since 2015. According to an email exchange between former FIFA general... Read more
Atlanta United Breaks MLS Playoff Attendance Record, 1 Million Tickets Sold
Atlanta United FC sold and distributed more than one million tickets during this season and broke a new MLS playoff record with an attendance of 70,526 during yesterday’s game. Following Sunday’s game, the number of tickets sold at all home games at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium totaled 1,012,571 – making... Read more