Rangers confirm Seville fan zone in stadium Celtic lost at as club explain why Ibrox won’t host beamback


Ticketless Rangers fans WILL be able to watch the Europa League Final against Eintracht Frankfurt at a fan zone in Seville.

And so RecordSport exclusively revealed earlier this week, it will be in the Estadio La Cartuja where Celtic lost the 2003 UEFA Cup final.

After talks with city chiefs in the Andalusian capital, Rangers confirmed the news with tens of thousands set to descend on southern Spain next week.

It’s the club’s biggest game in 14 years as they look to win their first European trophy in half a century and those even without gold dust briefs want to be there.

And thankfully they can now travel to an area of ​​the city which is set to cater for the traveling supporters who can’t get in to the Ramon Sánchez Pizjuan Stadium to see the action.

Rangers confirmed in a statement: “Rangers are aware supporters are traveling to Seville in large numbers.

Get all the latest Rangers news sent straight to your Inbox every day by signing up to our newsletter.

We cover every morsel of information regarding your favorite club in the form of articles, videos and podcasts.

The newsletter will arrive every day at 12pm, giving you a round up of the best stories we’ve covered that in the last 24 hours.

To sign up, simply enter your email address into the link here.

And if you aren’t already, make sure you join the conversation over on our Rangers Facebook group and Record Sport Instagram.

“We have worked to ensure supporters with, and without tickets have the opportunity to experience this momentus occasion.

See also  England could face Germany or Croatia as World Cup groups set to be revealed

“We know our fans will have a great time, enjoy the beautiful city of Seville, and act as worthy ambassadors of Rangers Football Club as we celebrate our 150th anniversary year.

“After dialogue with UEFA, Spanish Police and the local authorities, we can confirm the organization of a fan viewing area in the Estadio La Cartuja, for those supporters without tickets.

“There will also be a fan meeting point in Alameda de Hércules for those supporters with a ticket for the final. There will be no public viewing of the game in the fan zone area.”

However, there will be no beamback at Ibrox for the game due to a shortage of staff.

The statement said: “Unfortunately, Rangers will not be able to provide a matchday screening at Ibrox stadium.

“Whilst we understand the wish for supporters to be able to gather at our home for this momentus occasion, the club does not have sufficient staffing resources to be able to host such a large event due to the number of qualified staff and personnel required to travel to Spain to assist in the safe delivery of the final.We could not safely operate an event of this size without the presence of our safety team, all of whom are required in Spain.




“Given the significant UEFA regulatory demands, we are required to deploy our full safety team in Seville, given the anticipated traveling support. This was not an easy decision but it is vital we ensure the safety of the team, management and traveling support in Spain .

See also  Pelosi says Supreme Court 'slapped women in the face' with Roe draft

“We acknowledge and understand the disappointment and frustration of non-travelling supporters, but there was no safe way of delivering a matchday screening.”




www.dailyrecord.co.uk

Related Posts

George Holan

George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.