West Brom confirmed on Tuesday morning that fans attending Friday’s match away to Barnsley will need to present an NHS Covid-19 passport.
As to be expected, a number of Baggies fans were quick to react to the news on social media.
Valerien Ismael’s side had to deal with a viral outbreak over the weekend, with three senior defenders absent after returning positive tests.
Are you Ismael in or Ismael out?
The Baggies have now shared details that supporters attending Oakwell on Friday will need to provide proof of double vaccination or a negative lateral flow test when entering the stadium. Those rules will also apply at The Hawthorns, with West Brom set to host Preston North End before the New Year.
Baggies fans react
Here is what these Albion supporters had to say in reply to the club’s official Twitter post, with many quite unhappy and one labelling it as ‘ridiculous’.
“I won’t be attending any games at all if this becomes the norm, ridiculous”
“Bit harsh on the fans that have paid money before Boris spoke and haven’t had the jabs isn’t it?”
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