Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ticket Rush as Etihad Is Sold out for Visit of PSG

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ticket Rush as Etihad Is Sold out for Visit of PSG

Article excerpt

CITY have sold out their Champions League quarter-final with PSG - creating a new club record for the competition.

Their previous high saw them sell 50,363 for the group game with Juventus earlier this season.

The Blues announced yesterday afternoon that there are no seats left, with City's capacity for Champions League games capped at 53,000. Sales were initially slow but the result of the first leg in Paris - which saw City put themselves in an excellent position to qualify thanks to a 2-2 draw - has seen a scramble for tickets, despite some costing Pounds 60.

Three weeks ago, fan collective the 1894 Group had expressed their anxiety about the price of tickets for the game, with talk of an organised protest.

"There is huge concern about where ticket prices are going," a group statement said. …

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