Champions League: Liverpool fan group criticises Uefa over wheelchair spaces at final

Uefa criticised over wheelchair spaces for final

May 26, 2022 by BBC News - Home

Key Facts

  • Liverpool will play Real Madrid in the Champions League final Uefa's allocation for wheelchair users at the Champions League final "is bordering on exclusion and discrimination", says the Liverpool Disabled Supporters Association (LDSA).
  • "For an event of this size, Uefa would usually aim to identify a higher number of [wheelchair] positions, but due to operational constraints (e.g. security, poor view, etc.) and the short preparation time, it was not possible to implement optimal solutions for more wheelchair positions," said European football's governing body.
  • Morris spoke about two boys who sit close to him for games at Anfield and who will not be able to go to the final because of the lack of tickets for wheelchair users.
  • Morris said he will be going to the game with a "tinge of sadness" because of the situation and added: "Liverpool have done everything in their power to help with this."

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