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Welsh FA Claims Champions League Final Security Will Be 'Biggest Ever' For U.K. Sport

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 30 / 17

The FA of Wales said on Friday that the security operation for the four-day period surrounding next weekend's Champions League final in Cardiff "will be the biggest ever seen for a sporting event" in the U.K., according to Jack O'Toole of the IRISH INDEPENDENT. A statement on the Welsh FA's web...

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