Leeds postpone pre-season pleasant so followers can watch Euro 2022 ultimate

Leeds have introduced that their pre-season match towards Serie B facet Cagliari on Sunday evening will kick off 45 minutes later than initially deliberate to enable followers to observe the complete Women’s Euro 2022 ultimate between England and Germany.

The European Championship ultimate at Wembley kicks off at 5pm, with Leeds initially aspiring to kick off their match towards Cagliari at Elland Road at 6pm.

However, Leeds need to provide all followers the chance to observe the ultimate in its entirety and never have the Cagliari match, the final pleasant earlier than their Premier League marketing campaign begins, conflict with it.

As nicely as suspending kick-off, the Euro 2022 ultimate can even be proven on screens within the Elland Road Fan Zone and on all pitches contained in the stadium.

A press release from the membership learn: “We are all incredibly proud of the effort and fantastic football displayed by the Lionesses and will therefore be showing the match in the Fan Zone and on all pitches around the ground for supporters to watch the final inside Elland Road.

“This is a momentous event in our nation’s historical past and we wish all supporters to have the chance to observe the recreation and hopefully cheer the Lionesses on to elevate the trophy on house soil.”

England booked their place in a first major women’s international final since 2009 with a crushing 4-0 defeat of Sweden in the semi-final at Bramall Lane on Tuesday night.

Among England’s squad, both Millie Bright and Rachel Daly have played for Leeds before.

Already, Euro 2022 has more than doubled the previous attendance record for a European women’s tournament. Once the final is played, the total attendance at the tournament is likely to reach 570,000, while the final itself could set a new crowd record in EC history – men’s or women’s, with Wembley’s capacity of 87,000 and the current record. way back in 1964 with just under 80,000.

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