Spot checks of the Covid 19 match day at Elland Road – .

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Spot checks of the Covid 19 match day at Elland Road – .


Leeds United, the Premier League and its clubs have a common goal and an ongoing commitment to ensuring the safety of supporters and all who attend high profile fixtures during the COVID pandemic.

COVID-19 certification spot checks will be in place at Elland Road for the Premier League match against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday 23rd October 2021 KO 3 p.m. as part of efforts to minimize the risk of virus transmission.

The club are asking fans attending matches at Elland Road to arrive early due to the COVID-19 certification spot checks and security searches that will take place at entry points, as requested in the club’s supporters code of conduct .

To ensure the safety of everyone present and minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission, spot checks for COVID-19 status will be in place and all supporters over 18 (including hotel guests) must be prepared to confirm their COVID-19. 19 status by:

  • Show their COVID-19 pass via the NHS app, PDF or NHS letter;
  • Show evidence of negative lateral flow or PCR test result within the previous 48 hours; Where
  • Declare an exemption from COVID-19 vaccinations and / or tests.

The club recommends that supporters have a copy of their COVID-19 Pass on their smartphone. If you have an Apple device, add your pass to your Apple Wallet. If you have an Android device, make sure you’ve entered, downloaded, or printed a screenshot of your pass.

To minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission and protect themselves as much as possible, the club advises all supporters to take a home lateral flow test before each game they plan to attend, as well as to wear covers. faces when moving around all interior areas of the stadium.

For more information on how to order a lateral flow test, click HERE. If you are not feeling well with symptoms of COVID-19 or cold or flu-like symptoms, please NOT come to any Leeds United game. Book a test on the government website or call 119.

  • Why am I being asked to do this?
    The main objectives are to increase fan safety and to ensure that football in the UK continues to be organized with stadiums at full capacity.
  • What if I cannot confirm my COVID-19 status?
    If you are unable to confirm your COVID-19 status during a spot check, you will be advised that this may become a condition of entry for Elland Road in the future, but access will not be granted. that for this particular game.

Please note that as it is, no fan will be denied entry to Elland Road. Certification of COVID-19 status is not yet mandatory, but we ask our supporters to be ready for its potential implementation in the coming game days, if the government moves to Plan B of its COVID response measures. autumn winter.

The information gathered from these spot checks will help ensure matches are run safely and help everyone prepare for a future scenario in which COVID-19 certification checks become mandatory for entry to Elland. Road. In this scenario, if a person were not able to confirm their COVID-19 status by any of the methods described above, they would be denied access to Elland Road.

  • How can I confirm my COVID-19 status?
    Adult supporters (18 and over) are encouraged to obtain a COVID pass through the NHS app or the NHS website, which can then be shown to match staff when they are at the stadium. Details on how to get your NHS COVID Pass are available HERE.

Other current acceptable forms of evidence are listed below:

  • Covid Pass via l’application NHS – pas l’application NHS Covid-19
  • Version PDF de l’application NHS
  • Negative test result email or SMS *
  • Lettre NHS Covid-Pass
  • NHS Covid Vaccine Card (copie physique)*

* Please note that this form of proof is currently accepted but would be insufficient if certification of COVID-19 status became mandatory and the government moved to Plan B of its fall-winter COVID response measures.

Exemptions – people who declare an exemption and cannot be vaccinated or tested for COVID:

From October 1, 2021, the government allowed people with a valid exemption to register their status with the NHS. The registration will allow a supporter to generate an NHS COVID Pass in the same way as if they had performed a full vaccination or a negative test.

All supporters will have to justify their exempt status from mid-December. For more information on the government’s COVID certification exemption policy, click here.

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