Manchester United have announced that fans attending Old Trafford for the club’s games will be required to demonstrate their COVID status under rules introduced by the Government to limit transmission of the virus.
The club said, “Starting from our home game against Burnley on Thursday 30 December, all fans aged 18 or over must be ready to present one of the following:
“Proof of double vaccination using a valid NHS COVID Pass, or valid COVID-19 status (for people from Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Jersey or Guernsey), or an approved international equivalent; or
“Evidence of a valid text or email confirmation of a negative lateral flow or PCR test taken within the prior 48 hours; or
“Valid proof of medical exemption (via NHS COVID Pass or accepted equivalent proof of exemption)
“Any fans aged 18 or over who are unable to provide one of these approved forms of COVID certification upon request will be denied access to the stadium.
“Fans who are able to wear face coverings must do so while in indoor parts of the stadium, such as concourses or hospitality areas, except when eating or drinking. Fans are requested to put on their face coverings when they arrive at the turnstiles.”