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Enterprising Liverpool fans find novel way of getting into tonight’s match

Probably best not to ask the stewards for any help


With the latest barcode and registration technologies, the days of ticket forgery and touting are slowly drawing to a close. But this hasn’t stopped Liverpool fans trying to get into tonight’s game in Marseille through illicit means, as The Guardian is reporting that over a thousand replica stewards’ bibs have gone into circulation.

The news has put the French authorities’ collective knickers in a twist, as the game is already considered ‘high risk’. There will be 720 ‘real’ stewards patrolling the 2,800 ticket-holding scousers – that’s one steward for every four of them. Imagine the chaos when a further thousand men in fluorescent jackets surround the pitch at kick off…

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