Uefa lift ban on away fans in European competitions


Football fanatics will be allowed to attend away European club matches as from next week.

This comes after Uefa lifted a ban on away fans attending the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League, with the attendance remaining subject to national government Covid-19 restrictions in host countries.

Away fans have not been allowed to attend European competitions since the Covid-19 outbreak, with only a limited number allowed at the Champions League and Europa League finals back in May 2021.

“Considering the different rules and regulations applicable across the Uefa member association territories, it was decided to leave any decision with regards to spectators to the relevant competent authorities,” read the Uefa statement.

Uefa went on to state that players who have been fully vaccinated or have recovered from Covid-19 will no longer need to be tested in order to play in its competitions. However, players may still need to be tested to enter countries for matches depending on government restrictions in those places.

Meanwhile, UK government restrictions remain in place on travellers returning from red list countries.

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By FARPost Reporter