8000 Spectators Allowed For Carabao Cup Final Between Manchester City And Tottenham Hotspur As Test Event
As many as 8000 spectators will be allowed at the Wembley Stadium for the Carabao Cup final match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur.
8000 spectators will be allowed for Man City vs Spurs Carabao Cup final
Match will be played at the Wembley Stadium, fans allowed as test event
The news comes after UEFA lifted the 30 per cent specator limit for games
The Carabao Cup final between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur will welcome 8,000 spectators at Wembley Stadium following the match's approval as an official test event. "The Department of Culture, Media and Sport has given the green light for 8,000 spectators to attend as part of the UK Government's Events Research Programme. A proportion of these tickets will be made available to both finalists, which means City fans will be able to get behind their side at Wembley on April 25," Manchester City said in a statement.
"Remaining tickets will be for groups including local residents in Brent and similarly NHS staff, who will be offered tickets as a ''thank-you'' for the incredible service that has been provided during the Covid-19 pandemic," it added.
The news comes in the wake of UEFA announcing on Wednesday that it has removed the 30 per cent spectator limit on games, meaning local associations can make their own call on crowd sizes for Champions League and Europa League fixtures.