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Question for ASLers in the London area: how hard is it to get tickets to a Chelsea home game? I will be in London 18-25 Sept and understand they have a home match 23 Sept and would be interested in attending.
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Hi Ken

Chelsea are away to Stoke on Saturday 23rd September, so you would really struggle to get tickets for that I'm afraid. Unfortunately, the week you're in London coincides with a rest week in the Champions League, so you're also missing out on the possibility on seeing them in Europe.

I'd definitely take the opportunity of doing the stadium tour - well worth it

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Hi Ken

Chelsea are away to Stoke on Saturday 23rd September, so you would really struggle to get tickets for that I'm afraid. Unfortunately, the week you're in London coincides with a rest week in the Champions League, so you're also missing out on the possibility on seeing them in Europe.

I'd definitely take the opportunity of doing the stadium tour - well worth it

Best wishes

Derek
the stadium tour and trophy room visit will last a good half hour! However if you travelled a couple of hours North to my beloved city of Liverpool and visited Anfield and the trophy room, you will have a full day!
 

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My dad is planning a trip to London in December. Excuse my ignorance of football, but would their be a match (game?) on in the greater metropolitan area during the first week of December that would be accessible to an old man in so-so physical condition? I don't want to say money is not object, but it would be on my dime as a gift, so I'm willing to pay a good bit for him to have a good time with some real people and not a group of tourists. He's actually been to England many times and was stationed in Germany as a USAF officer in the 50s. He watches premier league over here now, but doesn't follow a team.

Thanks, and wish I could go with him.
 

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Brian does your dad 'follow' a particular football team. I only ask as there are quite a few football teams in the London area I.e Arsenal, Chelsea, West Ham, Tottenham Hotspur, Crystal Palace. I suggest you have a quick look at the particular football teams website to ascertain fixtures and prices. Hope this helps.
 

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Brian does your dad 'follow' a particular football team
No, not really, or at least not that I know of. I think, though, that what he would enjoy from the match would be interacting with the real, local fans of any team. Indeed, I was looking at some of the sites and thought maybe one of the ladies matches would be easier to get tickets to and cheaper and calmer.

The one time I visited London, I was headed to the Imperial War museum one afternoon and was on the tube with a big group of fans (of which club I have no idea) going to a match. At the time (1993?), I didn't know what the premier league was. Now, years later, I wish I'd gone along with them. I was tempted at the time, and regret that I didn't.
 

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the stadium tour and trophy room visit will last a good half hour! However if you travelled a couple of hours North to my beloved city of Liverpool and visited Anfield and the trophy room, you will have a full day!
But no sign of a Premiership trophy #HaveYouEverSeenGerrardWinTheLeague
 
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