Champions League: Thousands of Liverpool fans travel to Paris final

Champions League: Thousands of Liverpool fans travel to Paris final

May 28, 2022 by BBC

Key Facts

  • A WCS spokesman said there had been "an issue with two aircraft which were cancelled by the airline at the last minute" and staff had worked "all day and most of the evening" to find seats for passengers on other carriers.
  • Image source, PA Media Image caption, Fans have travelled from all over the UK to support Liverpool However, Carmel Edwards, who had been due to fly out with her husband, said they were approached by a WCS representative, "who informed us that there would definitely be no flight for us and there was nothing they could do".
  • Image source, PA Media Image caption, Many of the Liverpool fans are expected to head for a fan zone about six miles away from the stadium Image source, Reuters Image caption, Some fans have taken the opportunity to do a bit of sight-seeing Thousands have travelled to the French capital without tickets, with some saying they were keen to soak in the "carnival atmosphere".
  • Ian Finlay, who had planned to try and buy a ticket in Paris, said he had been left "unbelievably chuffed" when his family and friends surprised him with a ticket for the match on the ferry to Calais.

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