2,000 Ajax fans set to descend on Leyton Orient after UEFA ban
The UEFA disciplinary board ruled on Thursday that the Dutch club cannot sell tickets to the away game vs. Chelsea after disturbances in Valencia.
2,000 Ajax fans were set to accompany their side to the Champions League tie in London against Chelsea on November 5th.
The trip has now been scuppered with Thursday's UEFA ruling that, due to incidents perpetrated by Ajax fans in the game against Valencia, the Dutch club are banned from selling match tickets to travelling fans.
With many Dutch fans having already purchased flights and reserved accommodation they were determined to seek out a football fix for their time in the English capital. That very same evening as the Chelsea-Ajax tie, East London based side Leyton Orient are playing Brighton U-21's in the Football League Trophy and the game at the 9.000 Brisbane Road stadium has been earmarked by many of the Ajax fans as their London footballing destination.
Dear Leyton Orient, Are you willing to host 2.000 Ajax fans? We are systematically and unlawfully screwed by @UEFA and @metpoliceuk. Lots of us booked transport and hotels already and will travel. You might risk a great atmosphere and memories forever. Kind regards.
Dear @leytonorientfc. Are you willing to host 2.000 Ajax fans? We are systematicly and unlawfully screwed by @UEFA and @metpoliceuk. Lots of us booked transport and hotels allready ans will travel. You might risk a great atmosphere and memories forever. Kind regards, pic.twitter.com/hzWgJ0GVBF— vanpogototpopo (@vanpogototpopo) October 17, 2019
The request on Twitter has already received a responding positive response from O's fans anxious to welcome the Dutch supporters.
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