Fans of Charlton Athletic, Shrewsbury Town, Cambridge United and Carlisle will be the first supporters allowed back on the terraces after months away from the sidelines.
Home fans of the League One and League Two clubs will be allowed to watch their beloved teams following the government’s Tiers announcement this morning.
Fans of Charlton will be among the first backCredit: PA:Press Association
But Manchester United fans miss out Credit: Getty Images – Getty
Two thousand home fans will be allowed in to the game which kick off at 7pm on December 2.
Championship sides Luton and Wycombe will also be allowed up to 2,000 supporters, but they won’t be the first back as their games kick off 45 minutes later.
All the areas have fallen into Tier 2, which allows up to 2,000 supports into stadiums or up to 50 per cent capacity – which ever is greater.
But Manchester United fans will miss out in their clash with Paris Saint Germain as Old Trafford will be in the highest covid level, Tier 3.
Premier League clubs including Arsenal, Chelsea, Palace, Fulham, Spurs, West Ham, Brighton, Everton, Liverpool, Southampton will be allowed fans under the new rules.
The Full fixtures back with fans on December 2:
Luton v Norwich
Wycombe v Stoke City
Charlton v MK Dons
Shrewsbury v Accrington Stanley
Cambridge United v Mansfield
Carlisle v Salford City
Earlier this week Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden wrote on Twitter: “Sports fans back in stadia from 2nd Dec 4K or 50% of capacity in Tier 1, 2K or 50% of capacity in Tier 2.
“A big step forward for fans as we work towards fuller capacities.
“Thanks to pilot hosts & fans for showing this can be done safely.”
Culture Secretary Oliver DowdenCredit: Alamy Live News
The EFL said it was an “important step in achieving a return to normal” and that it would help the “revenue gap left by a lack of spectators.”
Earlier this week the Premier League said: “Fans have been greatly missed at Premier League matches and therefore we welcome the Prime Minister’s announcement today regarding the return of supporters for the first time since March, albeit at small numbers.”
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