Report claims Euro rivals struggling to sell Ibrox allocation for Rangers clash

Feyenoord are struggling to sell their allocation for next week’s Europa League clash with Rangers, according to a report, with just over half of the tickets sold.

According to the Daily Record, the Dutch side have sold 1400 of their 2600 tickets with blame apparently directed towards the high prices.

away fans with flags, banners and fireworks during the Dutch Eredivisie match between sc Heerenveen and Feyenoord Rotterdam at Abe Lenstra Stadium on August 11, 2019 in Heerenveen, The Netherlands

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Feyenoord fans will pay around €51 (£46) for tickets and a booking fee – although that is hardly an outrageous price given the prices for tickets in many sections of De Kuip are often far higher.

The Dutch fans were given an extended section with part of Ibrox ordered to remain closed by UEFA for a second time this season meaning there will be at least 3000 empty seats for the second successive European game.

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 29: A UEFA banner is seen across empty seats in the Broomloan Stand during the UEFA Europa League Play Off First Leg match between Rangers FC and Legia Warsaw at Ibrox Stadium on August 29, 2019 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Rangers have also refused to take any allocation for their first away game of the group stage – against Young Boys – and hopefully end any issues over singing.


The Feyenoord fans have had their own issues recently, with a section of De Kuip having to be closed for their derby clash with Den Haag tomorrow after flares were set off in a game against bitter rivals Ajax last season.

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James has written about Scottish football for a number of years, with a particular focus on Rangers, has produced content for the likes of Shoot!, WATP Magazine, the Daily Record, the Scottish FA, Youth Football Scotland and SB Nation’s Got The Battle Fever On. A lifelong Rangers fan, James has been attending games since 1994.

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