Irish fans will make the trip to the Slovakian Capital of Bratislava for the EURO 2020 play-off final which sees us face Slovakia in the Tehelne Pole Stadium on 26th March. Victory in this tie would see the boys in green progress to a play-off final for a place in EURO 2020 this summer. The final would be played only five days later against Northern Ireland or Bosnia and Herzegovina.
News broke today of an increased ticket allocation for Irish supporters. The Slovakian FA were obliged to offer 5% of capacity or 1,125 tickets, but have upped that figure to 2,200.
The usual scramble for tickets is ongoing and supporters can apply for tickets on the FAI ticketing portal before it closes on Sunday 26th January at midnight. The FAI have said that “they will endeavour to cater for the most loyal Republic of Ireland supporters.”
The FAI also confirmed that supporters interested in applying for tickets will be ranked on their attendance records from the following eight away games over the last two years, which include:
2019: Denmark, Georgia, Switzerland
2018: Turkey, France, Denmark, Wales, Poland
Tickets will be allocated as follows:
65%-Supporters who are members of Republic of Ireland Soccer Supporters Clubs and Fans’ Direct.
20%-Supporters from affiliated football Leagues and more than 2,000 clubs which fall under their remit, Board and National Council members, players/staff, and Club Ireland members.
15%-Supporters travelling with the FAI’s official travel partner, Abbey Travel.
Ticket prices are yet to be confirmed by the Slovakian FA.