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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
THE biggest event in European women’s club football - the UEFA Women’s Champions League final - is returning to London for the second time in three years.
Tickets for the final on May 23 at Stamford Bridge have gone on sale as with 2013 final ambassador Faye White joining Chelsea FC ambassador Graeme Le Saux at the launch event by.
The final will kick-off at 7:30pm and an affordable ticket price structure has been devised to ensure all football fans, including families, will be able to attend.
Fulham FC’s Craven Cottage hosted the 2011 final, and White said: “Women’s football is growing in popularity at an impressive rate. The UEFA Women’s Champions League final is a fantastic opportunity for fans to come together to see top quality football played in a prestigious stadium. I hope it will help inspire a new generation of female footballers in England.”
Kelly Simmons, Director of National Game and Women’s Football for The FA, said: “After a wonderful 2012 for women’s football, we are looking forward to another massive year for the game. It’s a hugely exciting time ahead with season three of the Women’s Super League, the England women’s senior team taking part in UEFA Women’s Euro in Sweden and welcoming the UEFA Women’s Champions League final back to London.”
UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino said: “The UEFA Women’s Champions League final is the pinnacle of the European women’s club football season. UEFA is proud to stage the prestigious event in London and at Stamford Bridge, giving fans the opportunity to watch and celebrate first class football in a family-friendly atmosphere.”
Tickets for the Stamford Bridge game can be purchased at chelseafc.com/uefawomensfinal.. Ticket prices are: adults £10, juniors (under 18) £5, seniors (over 65) £5. Packages for disabled supporters include a free seat for an accompanying person. For more information, please visit www.uefa.com/womenschampionsleague.