Wembley fears Liverpool fans will buy Man City FA Cup semi-final tickets
EXCLUSIVE: Police on red alert amid fears Liverpool fans are buying tickets to the Man City section of the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley after Reds supporters boast online of being awarded tickets seats in the opposing team
- Police on alert over concerns Liverpool fans could buy tickets at the end of Man City’s FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on April 16
- Liverpool are set to sell their 34,000 allocation for the last four clashes
- However, the same cannot be said for City, with fans able to buy up to four tickets per person.
- Online Reds fans bragged about being able to get tickets to areas of the city
Police are on alert amid fears Liverpool fans are trying to buy tickets to Manchester City’s Wembley sections for the FA Cup semi-final.
The North West rivals play in the capital for a week on Saturday, despite no direct trains from either city.
And while Liverpool – with a larger fan base – are expected to sell their full allocation of 34,000, the same cannot be said for City.
Police are on alert as Liverpool fans could buy tickets at Manchester City’s end for the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on April 16
Manchester City and Liverpool will play their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on April 16
Following sales to subscribers and members, those who have already attended three matches at the Etihad Stadium can now purchase up to four tickets per person.
After discussions with the FA, City will not put the tickets on general sale.
However, Liverpool fans on social media have bragged about being able to get tickets in areas of the city, and this has been noted by officials.
Several tickets in the City sections went on sale online Tuesday night at face value.
Liverpool set to sell their 34,000 allocation for Wembley showdown
The prospect of Liverpool fans in sections of the city is expected to be part of police planning for a game that has been plagued with problems.
Senior law enforcement sources said they were aware of the situation and would plan accordingly.
A Wembley spokesperson said: “Spectators identified in opposition areas will be evicted immediately.”