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Ticketing Terms & Conditions

Ticketing Terms & Conditions

THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE LIMITED LEAGUE CUP, LEAGUE TROPHY AND PLAY-OFF FINAL TICKETS - CONDITIONS OF ISSUE

1 Definitions

1.1 In these Conditions the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings: - "Club Ticket" means any Ticket issued to the supporters of a club participating in any Match. "Conditions of Issue" means these terms and conditions governing the issue and use of a Ticket. "Ground" means the football stadium hosting any of the Matches. "Ground Regulations" means those ground regulations issued by the relevant Ground from time to time that set out the terms and conditions upon which spectators are granted entry to the Ground (copies of which are enclosed). "Match" means all or any of the following final ties: - (a) The Football League Cup Final; (b) The Football League Trophy Final; and (c) The three Football League Play-off Finals (one for each of the Championship, League One and League Two Divisions). "League Ticket" means any Ticket issued by the League for any Match. "Ticket" means a printed paper ticket (and/or any rights arising out of or in connection with that paper ticket) for admission to a Match. "Terms & Conditions of Entry" means: - (a) each of the rules and regulations of FIFA, UEFA, The Football Association, The Football Association Premier League Limited and The Football League (the ‘League’); (b) the Ground Regulations; (c) the Conditions of Issue; and (d) the ticket. "Ticket Conditions" means the terms printed on the back of each Ticket.

2 Issue of Tickets

2.1 The issue of a Ticket and subsequent access to the Ground is subject to the Terms & Conditions of Entry.

2.2 Club Tickets are for the use of supporters of the Club only. By applying for a Club Ticket and/or using the same you hereby warrant and represent that you are a supporter of the Club whose name is endorsed upon that Club Ticket.

2.3 League Tickets are issued by The League for commercial contacts and/or partners of the League and are issued on a neutral basis unless specifically confirmed otherwise on the face of the Ticket. By applying for a League Ticket you warrant and represent that you are not a supporter of any particular club participating in the relevant Match.

3 Admission to the Ground

3.1 Use of a Club and/or League Ticket constitutes acceptance of the Terms & Conditions of Entry.

3.2 A Club Ticket permits you to occupy at the relevant Match (but not otherwise) the seat indicated on that Club Ticket or such other alternative seat as the League and or Ground owner may allocate to you, acting reasonably.

3.3 A League Ticket permits you to occupy at the relevant Match (but not otherwise) the seat indicated on that League Ticket (or such other alternative seat as the League and or Ground owner may allocate to you, acting reasonably) and you acknowledge that this seat will be in an area of the Ground designated as neutral by the relevant safety authorities unless stated otherwise on the face of the Ticket and that no club colours will be permitted within that area.

3.4 For the avoidance of doubt, any attempt to gain access to the Ground wearing the colours of a Club other than the name of any Club endorsed on the face of your Ticket may result in admission being refused and in such circumstances no refund or alternative seat will be offered.

3.5 Save as set out in clause 3.6 below, you shall not bring into (or use within) the Ground any equipment which is capable of recording or transmitting (by digital or other means) any audio, visual or audio-visual material or any information or data in relation to a Match or any aspect of it, including cameras.

3.6 Mobile telephones are permitted within the Ground, provided that they are used for personal and private use only.

3.7 Save for official Club merchandise and/or other football related clothing worn in good faith, you shall not bring into, use or display within the Ground any sponsorship, promotional or marketing materials.

3.8 You shall not bring or attempt to bring into the Ground any alcoholic beverage whatsoever. Refreshment facilities will be made available inside the Ground.

3.9 You shall not offer (either free or for sale by any person) within the Ground any goods (including literature) of any nature without the express written permission of the League.

3.10 There is no re-admission if you leave the Ground.

3.11 Certain other items are prohibited inside the Ground. A full list can be found at www.wembleystadium.com. You may be searched at the Ground and refusal will result in admission being refused or ejection from the Ground. The League and the Ground owner reserves the right to refuse admission or eject from the Ground any person who fails to comply with the Terms & Conditions of Entry.

4 Non-transfer of Tickets

4.1 A Ticket is issued for your sole use and you shall not resell or (save as set out in clause 4.3 below) transfer any Ticket to any other person without the prior written consent of the League.

4.2 Without prejudice to the general wording set out in clause 4.1 above, no Ticket may: (a) be used for any promotional purpose whatsoever (including, by way of example, in any competition, auction, give-away, or as a premium); (b) transferred, lent or sold to any third party as part of a hospitality or travel package Unless you have the prior written consent of the League.

4.3 If more than one Club or League Ticket is issued to you those Tickets may be used only by you and the person intending to accompany you to the Match. In the event that you and/or the person intending to accompany you to the Match are unable to use any Club and/or League Ticket then: - (a) you may transfer the Club Ticket to a natural person that is known to you who would be entitled (under the Terms & Conditions of Entry) to purchase such Club Ticket and attend such Match PROVIDED THAT such transfer takes place in consideration of no payment or benefit in excess of the face value of the Club Ticket and such transfer does not take place during the course of any business. Any transfer will be subject to the Terms & Conditions of Entry; (b) you may not transfer the League Tickets under any circumstances and these must be returned to the League. Where any League Ticket is returned not later than 5 working days prior to the date of the relevant Match you will be entitled to a full refund. Any return made after that date will only be refunded if the League is able to re-sell that Ticket.

4.4 All Tickets will remain the property of the League at all times and must be produced together with evidence of your identity if required to do so by any official, steward or employee of the League, Ground or any police officer. The League reserves the right to retain any Ticket at any time.

4.5 Any League or Club Ticket transferred, obtained or used in breach of the Terms & Conditions of Entry shall be void and all rights conferred or evidenced by the relevant Ticket shall be nullified. Misuse of a Ticket may result in the holder being ejected from the Ground and/or the cancellation and withdrawal of that Ticket. In the event of any cancellation and withdrawal in accordance with this clause 4.5, no refund shall be payable.

4.6 The League further reserves its right to take any legal action against any appropriate persons as it sees fit in connection with such matters.

5 Changes to Dates, Refunds & Exchanges

5.1 No guarantees can be given by the League that the Match will take place at a particular time or on a particular date. The League reserves the right to reschedule any Match without notice and without any liability whatsoever.

5.2 In the event of the postponement of a Match before kick-off you will be entitled to free admission to the re-arranged Match.

5.3 In the event of the abandonment of a Match after kick-off you will be entitled to half price admission to the re-arranged Match. The League and or Ground owner will have no further liability whatsoever, including (but not limited to) any indirect or consequential loss or damage, loss of enjoyment or travel costs.

6 Lost, Stolen or Defaced Tickets

6.1 In order to gain admission to the Ground a League or Club Ticket must be presented in its entirety at the Match. Defaced, illegible or incomplete Tickets may be invalidated.

6.2 The League and/or Ground owner shall not be obliged to issue any replacement for a lost, stolen, illegible, defaced or destroyed League or Club Ticket.

7 Cancellation & Withdrawal of Ticket

7.1 Without prejudice to any other remedies it may have, the League shall have the right in the case of any serious or persistent breach of these Terms & Conditions of Entry to cancel and withdraw any Ticket issued to you. In the event of such cancellation you may be ejected from the Ground and no refund will be paid. By way of example, the following circumstances are considered by you and the League to constitute serious breaches of the Terms & Conditions of Entry: (a) smoking inside the ground, including e-cigarettes; (b) persistent standing in seated areas whilst the Match is in progress; (c) unauthorised sale or transfer of any Ticket to any person; (d) deliberate misuse of any Ticket; (e) failure to comply with all relevant statutes, safety announcements and other rules and regulations applicable whilst inside the Ground; (f) behaviour likely to cause injury, nuisance or annoyance to yourself or others or damage to the Ground or any part thereof; (g) any misrepresentation in relation to clause 2.2 or 2.3; (h) the supply of any misleading or incorrect information in any application; and/or (i) any failure to pay or default of payment in respect of any sums owing to the League (or, in respect of a Club ticket, the relevant club) in respect of any Ticket.

7.2 In the event that your Ticket is withdrawn or cancelled the League reserves the right to exclude you from applying for any Match ticket at its discretion. Your name, identifying details and/or any photographs of you (including but not limited to any material being personal and/or sensitive personal data as defined under the Data Protection Act 1998) may be passed to a club (in respect of misuse of a Club Ticket), the police and/or such other appropriate authority as the League sees fit.

8 Consent to Filming

8.1 By entering the Ground, all persons are acknowledging that photographic images and/or video recordings (and/or stills taken from video recordings) may be taken of them and may also be used, by way of example and without limitation, in televised coverage of the game or by or on behalf of the Club or the League (or their respective commercial partners, which term includes the relevant competition’s title sponsors, any ‘official partners’ and other commercial partners of the League or Clubs) for marketing, training or promotional purposes. Entry into the Ground is confirmation that all persons have consented to such use of their image. If these images should feature an individual prominently the Club will make reasonable efforts to gain the consent of that person before publishing such images, however, if this is not possible, then entry into the Ground shall be deemed consent unless the Club is notified in writing to the contrary.

9 Exclusion of Liability

9.1 To the maximum extent permitted by law, the League and Ground owner hereby exclude any liability for loss, injury, or damage to persons/property in or around the Ground.

10 Governing Law

10.1 These Conditions of Issue shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.

As dictated by the EFL. These terms and conditions govern the issue and use of tickets across all EFL finals (EFL Cup Final, EFL Trophy Final & EFL Play-Off Finals). Every person purchasing a ticket through a finalist club should be aware of the existence of this document and by way of purchasing tickets confirm their acceptance of the regulations in place.

WEMBLEY GROUND REGULATIONS

Notice: Entry to the Ground is expressly subject to acceptance by the visitor of these Ground Regulations and (for football matches) the rules and regulations of FIFA, UEFA, The Football Association and The Football League in respect of the relevant match and (for other Events) the rules and regulations of the relevant governing body or Event organiser. Entry to the Ground shall constitute acceptance of the Ground Regulations. "Ground" means Wembley Stadium and all locations owned, occupied or utilised by WNSL. "Event" means any event taking place at the Ground. “WNSL” means Wembley National Stadium Limited.

1 Permission to enter or to remain within the Ground (notwithstanding possession of any ticket) is at the absolute discretion of authorised WNSL personnel. On no account will admission to any Event be granted to any person not in possession of a valid ticket with the exception of a child (under the age of 2 years) with their guardian or parent who possess a valid ticket. On no account will admission to a football match be granted to a person who is the subject of a current Banning Order.

2 WNSL excludes to the maximum extent permitted by law any liability for loss, injury or damage to persons/property in or around the Ground.

3 No guarantees can be given by WNSL that an Event will take place at a particular time or on a particular date and WNSL reserves the right to reschedule the Event without notice and without any liability whatsoever.

4 In the event of the postponement or abandonment of the Event, refunds (if any) should be claimed in accordance with the relevant Event organiser’s ticket terms and conditions (or Club Wembley terms and conditions for Club Wembley tickets). WNSL will have no other liability whatsoever, including (but not limited to) any indirect or consequential loss or damage, such as (but not limited to) loss of enjoyment or travel costs.

5 All persons seeking entrance to the Ground acknowledge WNSL's right to search any person and their belongings whether outside or inside the Ground and to refuse entry to or eject from the Ground any person refusing to submit to such a search.

6 A full list of articles which must not be brought into the Ground is available at www.wembleystadium.com. Prohibited items include knives, fireworks, explosives, smoke canisters, aerosols, air-horns, noisemakers, flares, weapons, dangerous or hazardous items, illegal substances (including legal highs), laser devices, bottles, glass vessels, cans, poles, or any article that may be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety or which may pose a hazard or nuisance to any other person, or any article to be used for a commercial or a charitable purpose. Any person in possession of such items will be refused entry to or ejected from the Ground.

7 Threatening, abusive or violent behaviour, and foul or abusive language is strictly forbidden and will result in arrest and/or ejection from the Ground. WNSL may impose a ban from the Ground as a result.

8 Causing damage to, or interfering or tampering with any equipment, furniture, fitting or fixture within the Ground will result in arrest and/or ejection from the Ground.

9 Racial, homophobic or discriminatory abuse, chanting or harassment is strictly forbidden and will result in arrest and/or ejection from the Ground. WNSL may impose a ban from the Ground as a result.

10 The following acts are offences under the Football (Offences) Act 1991 (as amended) and conviction may result in a Banning Order being made: 10.1 The throwing of any object within the Ground without lawful authority or excuse; 10.2 The chanting of anything of an indecent or racialist nature; 10.3 The entry onto the playing area or any adjacent area to which spectators are not generally admitted without lawful authority or excuse; Such acts will result in arrest and/or ejection from the Ground whether at a football match or otherwise.

11 All persons entering the Ground may only occupy the seat allocated to them by their ticket and must not move from any one part of the Ground to another without the express permission or instruction of any steward, officer of WNSL and/or any police officer.

12 Nobody may stand in any seating area whilst play is in progress. Persistent standing in seated areas during an Event is strictly forbidden and may result in ejection from the Ground.

13 The obstruction of gangways, access ways, exits and entrances, stairways and like places is strictly forbidden. Nobody entering the Ground shall be permitted to climb any structures within the Ground.

14 Smoking at the Ground is strictly forbidden and will result in ejection from the Ground. Use of e-cigarettes is also forbidden within the stadium.

15 Mobile telephones and other communications devices are permitted within the Ground provided that they are used for personal and private use only.

16 Under the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc) Act 1985 (as amended) the following acts are offences for which a person can be arrested by a police officer and conviction may result in a Banning Order being made: 16.1 Attempting to enter the Ground or being inside the Ground whilst drunk; 16.2 Being in possession of any intoxicating liquor, or bottle, can or other portable container and which could cause damage or personal injury when entering the Ground or in a public area of the Ground from which the event can be directly viewed; Such acts will result in arrest and/or ejection from the Ground.

17 Any individual who has entered any part of the Ground designated for the use of any group of supporters to which they do not belong may be ejected from the Ground either for the purposes of their own safety or for any other reason.

18 No person (other than a person who holds an appropriate licence) may bring into the Ground or use within the Ground any equipment which is capable of recording or transmitting (by digital or other means) any audio, visual or audio-visual material or any information or data in relation to the Event or the Ground. Copyright in any unauthorised recording or transmission is assigned (by way of present assignment of future copyright pursuant to section 91 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988) to WNSL.

19 No goods (including literature) of any nature may be offered either free or for sale by any person within the Ground without the express written permission of WNSL.

20 No sponsorship, promotional or marketing materials may be brought into, used or displayed by any person within the Ground without the express written permission of WNSL.

21 Tickets are not transferable and may not be offered for sale without the prior written permission of WNSL or, where relevant, the Event organiser. Any tickets offered for sale may be confiscated by any steward, officer of WNSL or any police officer. WNSL reserves the right to refuse admission to or eject from the Ground any person who has transferred their ticket in contravention of the Event ticket terms and conditions. Tickets remain the property of WNSL or the Event organiser at all times.

22 CCTV cameras are in use around and in the Ground and WNSL may itself use, or pass to the police or any Event organiser or other relevant authority, any recordings for use in any proceedings.

 23 At all times whilst present in the Ground, persons must comply with any and all instructions of any steward or officer of WNSL and/or any police officer. Failure to comply with any instruction may lead to immediate ejection from the Ground.

24 Responsibility for minors remains at all times with a parent or guardian.

25 There is no re-admission to the Ground.

26 WNSL reserves absolutely the right to eject from the Ground any person failing to comply with any of the Ground Regulations or whose presence within the Ground is, or could reasonably be construed as constituting a source of danger, nuisance or annoyance to any other person. This could lead to further action including, but not limited to, a ban from the Ground or proceedings being taken. Entry to the Ground shall constitute acceptance of the Ground Regulations.