Euro 2020: Fans can enter Wembley with double COVID vaccine proof, says UEFA

UK-based supporters attending EURO 2020 group games at Wembley can be admitted with proof of a second COVID-19 vaccine dose more than two weeks before the match.

Ticket holders from outside UK must show evidence of a negative Lateral Flow Test (LFT) taken within 48 hours before gates open.   -  GETTY IMAGES

UK-based supporters attending European Championship group games at Wembley can be admitted with proof of a second COVID-19 vaccine dose more than two weeks before the match, European football's governing body UEFA said on Tuesday.

The announcement offers an alternative to the existing requirement of a negative COVID-19 test.

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However, other ticket holders from elsewhere must still show evidence of a negative Lateral Flow Test (LFT) taken within 48 hours before gates open, UEFA said on its website.

The requirements are for fans aged 11 or older.

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England starts its campaign against Croatia in the Group D opener on Sunday before it faces Scotland on June 18 and the Czech Republic on June 22, with Wembley holding 22,500 fans for the group stage games.

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