Premier League clubs make tickets available for Tickets for Troops initiative

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The Premier League announced on Wednesday that all of its clubs hosting matches on the weekend of Nov. 8-9 have made available a number of free tickets for UK troops in support of Tickets for Troops, an initiative set to honor troops over the Remembrance weekend.

Tickets will be made available for the following fixtures: Manchester United vs. Crystal Palace, Sunderland vs. Everton, Liverpool vs. Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur vs. Stoke City and Swansea City vs. Arsenal.

“At Chelsea we have been providing 50 tickets for every home game at the Bridge for five years and although it’s a very simple gesture it goes some way to showing our admiration and respect for these incredibly brave men and women,” Chelsea captain John Terry said.

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“These amazing people serve our country and give us the opportunity to live our lives the way we do today, they are true heroes.”

While Tickets for Troops has been around since 2009, this is the first time that all 20 Premier League have in some way been involved to support the charity.