Unwanted football tickets

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Found 16th Apr 2011
Can anybody recommend what I can do with two tickets to the Europa League final in Dublin in May?

I can no longer go, and understand that it is actually illegal to sell football tickets in the UK which rules out Ebay etc. However, I had a quick look on google and came across Seat Wave (is this a legitimate site?)

I don't want to be out of pocket to the tune of approx £130!

So can anybody recommend what I can do to recoup my money?

Thanks in advance
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You could probably sell them to someone you know? Nobody is ever going to know are they and selling tickets at face value to your cousin could hardly be classed as illegal surely. I'd probably try and find a friend or relative who may be interested.
[quote=haydnmcfc]You could probably sell them to someone you know? Nobody is ever going to know are they and selling tickets at face value to your cousin could hardly be classed as illegal surely. I'd probably try and find a friend or relative who may be interested.[/]

I've already asked about and no-one seems to be too interested
whatsThePoint

Loads on ebay



might have a look at this then....Though with all the issues with Ebay and Paypal it can be a pain in the ****
Illegal to sell football tickets but not concert tickets? Craziness.
master_chief

Illegal to sell football tickets but not concert tickets? Craziness.



It's cos football fans can't be trusted not to get tickets in the opposition end and start a fight. Less likely to happen at a cliff Richard concert
master_chief

Illegal to sell football tickets but not concert tickets? Craziness.



I know!

I mean I can understand the logic of trying to address the issue of touts etc, however there has to be way for fans who are unable to attend to recoup their money and prevent empty seats as well
stewby

It's cos football fans can't be trusted not to get tickets in the … It's cos football fans can't be trusted not to get tickets in the opposition end and start a fight. Less likely to happen at a cliff Richard concert



I duno, I reckon if I got into a Cliff Richard concert I'd wana spark most of the fans there
stewby

It's cos football fans can't be trusted not to get tickets in the … It's cos football fans can't be trusted not to get tickets in the opposition end and start a fight. Less likely to happen at a cliff Richard concert



Sounds like you've never been to a Cliff Richard gig!
roryk83

I duno, I reckon if I got into a Cliff Richard concert I'd wana spark … I duno, I reckon if I got into a Cliff Richard concert I'd wana spark most of the fans there



I read spark as spank then,just for a second. Thought you were some kind of granny chaser, lol
master_chief

Sounds like you've never been to a Cliff Richard gig!



Unfortunately not, although I live in hope
decided to list them on Ebay in the end....wonder if they'll get pulled
its a **** final with no english teams so you will only get about 50 quid back
Tickets have got pulled twice from Ebay now.....

Anybody got any suggestions on other sites?
Gumtree?
kcnw9

Gumtree?



Is it trustworthy though?

I know I wouldn't buy anything from it, and I'm not sure if I'd trust the purchaser
still got hold of these bloody tickets! Looks like I'm just gona have to take the hit on them
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