More than 5,000 ticketless fans gained access to last weekend’s England-Italy Euro 2020 final, according to a UEFA events manager at the game.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
It was a huge breakdown of law and order, a potential terrorist threat and a grave health risk with strict coronavirus protocols ignored.
A separate UEFA source has told The Mail on Sunday that the estimate of ticketless fans is ‘in four figures,’ with FA chiefs due to provide answers to Parliament this week. The Digital Culture Media and Sport Committee have demanded a response from FA chief executive Mark Bullingham.
5,000 ticketless thugs are estimated to have broken into Wembley for the Euro 2020 final
Security barriers were compromised after a surge of thugs broke into the national stadium
The FA say they will carry out a full review and investigation in collaboration with the police, the Greater London Authority, the Safety Advisory Group and tournament delivery stakeholders.
The UEFA manager described how ‘at one point, two hours before kick-off, we anticipate for every one ticket-holder, three more gained access for a sustained period’ with a disabled access at Gate C among those forced open.
However, at UEFA, European football’s governing body, it is understood any damage done to a potential UK and Republic of Ireland 2030 World Cup bid will be minimal. The credit gained by the Government and Prime Minister Boris Johnson in preventing the breakaway European Super League will insulate the UK from