Aston Villa face Chelsea twice this month at Stamford Bridge in both the Premier League and the Carabao Cup.
Villa fans attending either clash will have to adhere to numerous protocols, the club revealed on Tuesday. And, as to be expected, a number of Villa supporters were quick to flock to the update.
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Villa revealed that fans travelling to Stamford Bridge will need to provide proof of a vaccine or a negative lateral flow test upon arrival or face being turned away if they don’t comply with the rules.
They will also be required to wear face coverings in all indoor areas of the stadium, however, they aren’t needed when seated or outside of the stadium.
Villa fans react
Villa shared the news on their official Twitter page on Tuesday. This is what these fans had to say, with one labelling it as ‘disgusting’ as the supporters were frustrated at learning of the protocols only after purchasing tickets.
“Absolute joke selling tickets before announcing this. Not even a government guideline until October”
“Wouldn’t bother me but it’s a bit controversial them doing this AFTER people have purchased tickets”
“Maybe should have made us all aware of this before selling tickets”
“Age 11 and up? Wow.”
“Absolute joke! Slippery slope this!”
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