Away followers can be allowed to attend European membership competitors video games when the group stage of the Champions League, Europa League and inaugural Convention League get underway subsequent week, European soccer’s governing physique (UEFA) stated on Monday.
Nonetheless, travelling supporters will nonetheless be topic to nationwide authorities COVID-19 restrictions.
Away followers haven’t been allowed at European membership competitors matches for the reason that begin of the pandemic, with solely a restricted variety of supporters current on the Champions League and Europa League finals in Might.
“Contemplating the completely different guidelines and rules relevant throughout the UEFA member affiliation territories, it was determined to… go away any resolution almost about spectators to the related competent authorities,” UEFA stated in a press release.
UEFA added that it’ll now not require gamers who’ve been totally vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 to be examined so as to play in European membership competitors matches.
Nonetheless, gamers should still should be examined to enter international locations for matches in accordance with authorities restrictions.
The Champions League group stage kicks off on Sept. 14, with matches together with Manchester United at Younger Boys and Barcelona internet hosting Bayern Munich.