MNT: Ticket information for upcoming away games


MNT: Ticket information for upcoming away games

The Football Association of Ireland can confirm that 3,000 tickets have been secured for the Republic of Ireland's 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier away to Georgia in Tbilisi on September 2 and 3,500 tickets for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier away to Wales in Cardiff on October 9.
27th Jul 2017

The game against Wales, which will be Ireland's final match in Group D, will be played at the Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff, which has a total capacity of 33,280.

Last December, the FAI reached an agreement with the Football Association of Wales to secure the increased allocation - therefore Ireland supporters will take up more than 10% of the stadium capacity in Cardiff. 

The FAI continues to cater for supporters who are regular attendees at away fixtures, coming from the Football Family, Supporters Clubs and Fans' Direct.

The review of the Fans' Direct scheme will be completed at the end of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign with registration open until Friday, August 4 at 5pm. 

Under the Away Ticketing Scheme, so far in this qualifying campaign over 4,500 loyal supporters have been supplied with tickets for the draw with Serbia in Belgrade and the victories over Moldova and Austria in Chisinau and Vienna respectively.

Serbia: 1,500 tickets allocated / 642 tickets sold
Moldova: 1,316 tickets allocated / 986 tickets sold
Austria: 3,066 tickets allocated / 3,066 tickets sold

The Away Portal will open to applications for the Georgia v Ireland game on September 2 in Tbilisi from Thursday, July 27 through to Sunday, August 6. The Georgian Football Federation will scan each supporter's ticket to provide accuracy of the supporters who attend the game.

The FAI will continue to use the allocation breakdown that has previously been in operation, as outlined below:

45 per cent distributed to supporters from affiliated football leagues and more than 2,000 clubs which fall under their remit, Board and National Council members, players/staff, Club Ireland members, and Jack Charlton Lounge patrons.

40 per cent allocated to independent supporters who are members of Republic of Ireland Soccer Supporter Clubs and Fans' Direct.

15 per cent provided to supporters travelling with the FAI's official travel partner, Abbey Travel - these supporters have their details of match attendance at away games logged should they ever decide to apply independently for tickets.