Media Release

Federation Internationale de Football Association

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Match 35 Sweden-England: Wait-lists reduced for oversubscribed matches

FIFA and the LOC have jointly decided to reduce the wait-lists for those matches of the first round of the 2006 FIFA World Cup which have been heavily oversubscribed.

For such matches, only those photographers and journalists on the wait-list who have a chance of receiving a ticket, although they are not guaranteed one, will remain on the wait list, while all others have received or will receive a rejection e-mail.

In this way, these media representatives will know in advance that it is not worth for them to travel to the venue of those specific matches.

Match #35 Waitlist; 20-Jun-2006; Cologne; SWE:ENG; 21:00