Thursday's Most Important Stories: Werder Bremen rule out spectators before 31st October; UEFA president hails "different" and "very interesting" tournaments; Brighton chief executive looking forward to welcoming fans for Saturday's Chelsea clash

27 August 2020

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Photo: PA Images Saturday's friendly match between Brighton and Chelsea will be the first match in England with fans present since March, much to the delight of Brighton chief executive Paul Barber.
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. Werder Bremen rule out spectators before 31st October

Werder Bremen will not welcome any home fans before 31st October regardless of government or league guidelines, the club have confirmed.

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