CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL TO BE HELD AT STAMFORD BRIDGE

The 2013 UEFA Women's Champions League final will be held at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea's 41,000-capacity home will stage the event on May 23, two days before the men's Champions League final at Wembley Stadium.

It will be the second time in three years the final has been staged in England - in 2011 it was hosted at Fulham's Craven Cottage.

UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino said: "The home of the men's 2012 Champions League winners is the ideal venue to host this prestigious event."

French club Lyon won the trophy in 2012, when the final was held in Germany.

Arsenal Ladies play the second leg of their last-16 tie against Germany's Potsdam on Wednesday in their chase for a place at Stamford Bridge.

 

Posted on 07/11/2012