London football clubs to keep fans away from stadia again as capital moves to Tier 3 restrictions, with the Boris Johnson-led administration keen on curbing the spread of the deadly virus.
The news of fans return to live football games in the UK was marked with great delight after nearly nine months of absence due to the pandemic, but with the British capital experiencing a surge in cases of recent, fans of Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Fulham, West Ham, Crystal Palace and the rest will have halt the joy of watching their beloved sides live in the stadium.
Though the exact time off the stadium is yet to be declared by the government, it is anticipated to be quite lengthy given the much space needed to drastically reduce the surge in London.
Reacting to the news earlier today, Chelsea manager Frank Lampard expressed his disappointment with the news, especially for the fans.
“If it comes in it will be. Slightly disappointed because it should be a level playing field for fans across the country. It should be level. The Chelsea boss said.
“Not telling the government what to do but we can control 2,000 fans in a stadium. Unfortunate to say the least. We are making it up as we go along. Can you control the situation? Clubs have shown they can.” he added.
“I’d like to think something can be done to make it exempt to get 2,000 fans in. He concluded.
Tottenham boss, Jose Mourinho is yet to react to the new decision, alongside under-fire Mikel Arteta.
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