Euro 2016: Fans warned over illegal tickets

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Euro 2016: Fans warned over illegal tickets

Unofficial websites illegally selling Euro 2016 tickets could leave fans being refused entry, Which? has warned.

Rules by the European football body Uefa mean ticket-holders are likely to need photo ID to get into grounds, which won’t match the name on the ticket if it is an unofficial one.

The investigation by the consumer group found tickets on unofficial secondary sites selling for up to £5,000. Tickets can only be bought legally through Uefa itself.

Which? has also warned of scam sites being set up to trick fans out of their cash.

“If you haven’t bought your ticket directly from an official source there is no guarantee that you’ll be able to get into the game and you could be left thousands of pounds out of pocket,” said Alex Neill, Which? director of policy and campaigns

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