UEFA announced today in London that the ticket sales for the UEFA Champions League Final 2011, to be played at the Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday 28 May at 19.45 local time, will commence on Thursday 24 February at 12.00 CET exclusively via Europe's football website UEFA.com.
The general public will be able to apply for up to two tickets per applicant from an allocation of 11,000 tickets between 24 February 12.00 CET to 18 March 2011 18.00 CET. Once the application period has finished, allocation will be decided by lottery and every valid application will enter the ballot, independent of the time of submission within the application period.
The net capacity of the Wembley Stadium for the UEFA Champions League Final 2011 will be around 86,000. The vast majority of the tickets are reserved for the general public and the supporters of the two finalist clubs. Each finalist is entitled to an allocation of 25,000 tickets and to distribute these directly to their supporters, meaning a total of 50,000 tickets for fans, plus the 11,000 tickets available for sale to fans worldwide via UEFA.com. These figures also include the Youth Packages – 500 paired tickets will be available to the general public for 250 children accompanied by an adult, whereas the two finalists will receive for the same purpose 200 paired tickets each. The remaining tickets will be allocated to the European football family, including UEFA, the local organising committee, national associations, commercial partners and broadcasters.
There are four price categories available for the general public:
Category 1: 300.00 GBP
Category 2: 225.00 GBP (Youth Package: 338.00 GBP)
Category 3: 150.00 GBP
Wheelchair: 80.00 GBP
Administration fees are: 26.00 GBP (inside Europe) and 36.00 GBP (outside Europe)
Payment can be made by credit card only. Applicants will be informed via email by 6 April 2011 at the latest whether their application has been successful or not. They will also be able to check the status of their application on the ticket portal with their log in information as of 6 April. Tickets will be dispatched by the end of April by secure mailing.
Ticketing Terms and Conditions
All applicants are bound by the ticketing terms and conditions. Action will be taken in cases of infringement. Online applications will be checked against police data to ensure that anyone banned from stadiums is unsuccessful in any attempt to purchase tickets. Persons attending the final are warned that tickets will be personalised and that security checks at the stadium are planned. UEFA underlines that no tickets are being distributed via agencies or brokers. UEFA also encourages fans not to be lured into deals with touts who not only demand exorbitant prices but are often not in possession of the tickets they purport to have for sale.
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