English fans will not be required to present vaccination certificates in stadiums. Play

English fans will not be required to present vaccination certificates in stadiums.  Play

English fans have been in the stadium since the Euro Cup.Reproduction

Published 09/22/2021 5:35 PM

The 20 clubs competing in the English Championship have, after a meeting this Wednesday, decided not to require vaccination certificates for fans who have purchased tickets for matches in the competition, with one entered from the presentation of a test will be allowed. Negative result for covid-19.

It was also agreed that a vaccination passport would be mandatory only in the event of an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the UK. Currently, to watch a Premier League game, fans can submit a full vaccination course or proof of having a negative antigen test, along with a ticket, which is provided free of charge by the government.

With this, in competition matches as well as in national cup and continental tournaments, 100% of the stadium bleachers were released into possession.

Another point decided in the meeting is that the Premier League in the 2022/2023 season will kick off on 12 November 2022 and return on 26 December due to the World Cup controversy in Qatar. Athletes will be able to present themselves to their teams a week before the start of the World Cup and will get 10 days’ rest after the tournament is over.

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