All entries for Thursday 24 May 2007
May 24, 2007
Former Conservative leader Michael Howard was at the game and he said: “I didn’t think the match should have been held at the stadium.
“It’s not a football stadium and is not equipped to cope with that number of people.
“Ticket checks were a joke. Many people with valid tickets were not allowed in.
“That is not acceptable and Uefa really need to look at their procedures and make sure everything is all in order.
“As far as I’m aware no-one was hurt, and that’s a mercy, but it’s no thanks to the Greek authorities, and I’m afraid there was a large measure of incompetence.”
But Gaillard (Uefa spokesman) responded: “It is very easy to say it is not a suitable stadium, coming from the man that invented the poll tax.”