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Plans being explored to allow fans to attend FA Cup Final

Plans to allow up to 20,000 fans attend the FA Cup final at Wembley on August 1 are being explored.

According to The Mirror, senior stadium chiefs believe the size of Wembley Stadium would allow them to control the free flowing movement of up to 20,000 fans.

The plans are believed to only be possible should the Coronavirus’ infection rate drop below 0.5.

Although it has already been confirmed that the Premier League will resume later next month behind closed doors, football authorities are believed to be working towards allowing some fans back into stadiums as early as September.

The promising plans could see up to 10,000 supporters from each side descend on Wembley to see the final of the historic FA Cup.

Should the footballing authorities prove successful in their plans, it would undoubtedly be significant progress in the race to have fans return to stadiums in time for the 2020/21 domestic season.

A football administrator said: “Fans will be allowed back to see sport at some stage – not just in football.

“We already know there’s no chance of grounds opening up and being filled to capacity.

“But discussions have taken place about a phased return of spectators when Government health advice allows.

“That will be in smaller, manageable numbers at first and Wembley would seem a good place to start as it’s the country’s biggest stadium.”

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