Football: Tube strike threatens Fulham's clash with Liverpool
Published on Feb 11, 2014 5:52 AM
LONDON (AFP) - Fulham have confirmed Wednesday's Premier League match against Liverpool could be postponed because of strike action on the London Underground.
With staff taking industrial action there will be a reduced service on a number of lines, leaving Fulham concerned about the safety of supporters making their way to the club's Craven Cottage stadium in west London.
In a statement on Monday, Feb 10, 2014, Fulham officials said: "The club can confirm that it is currently proceeding on the basis that the game will go ahead.
"However, the club has concerns over the potential impact that the strike may have on the ability of its safety staff to attend the ground in sufficient time and numbers to ensure that it is able to open the ground and effectively operate it, from the time that the gates are open to the public until the departure of all supporters.
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