football news - July 2001.
on the go.
| A petition has been started to protest
against the removal of almost all-domestic football coverage on the BBC for the
Adding their support to the petition so far is Swansea City manager John Hollins who
signed it during the friendly against Aberystwyth last night. More news to follow shortly.
Friday, July 20th 2001. the sun.
| Preparations are under away for the last
qualifying game away from home in the 2002 World Cup.
The team will travel Norway at the beginning of September having played Armenia in Cardiff
four days earlier.
A large following is expected to travel out to Oslo. The match will be played at the
Ullevall Stadium, a 25,000 seater stadium situated about 10 minutes from the City Centre.
Ticket prices should be around £23 each but this has yet to be confirmed.
Wednesday, July 11th 2001. the sun.
| A meeting was held last week
between the FAW and the Millennium Stadium regarding the proposed "singing area"
section for the forthcoming match against Armenia.
Negotiations went well and the proposed plans for the area will be published shortly.
Discussions are also progressing with bands to perform prior to the Armenia and Belarus
Wednesday, July 4th 2001. the sun.