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UEFA stand by ticket pricing

Published 21/03/2011 | 12:37

UEFA today ruled out any change to the ticket prices for the Champions League final at Wembley in May despite Michel Platini admitting they were too expensive.

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The cheapest ticket on public sale for the final on May 28 will be £150 plus a £26 booking fee and UEFA president Platini has said family tickets should be half the price they are on sale for.

But UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino said at a news conference in Paris today: "The ticket prices for Wembley will not change - the ticket sales have already started and the president expressed his opinion about that."

The final will be the second time it has been played on a Saturday - a move Platini championed to enable more families to attend.

Platini said in French sports daily L'Equipe: "It's good that we have been alerted about it and we are going to look at it again in the future."

He added that the pricing "isn't brilliant".



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