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Anthony Joy

Match: Atletico Madrid v Arsenal, Europa League Semi Final 2nd Leg, 03/05/18

Published: 27/10/2018


Match: Atletico Madrid v Arsenal, Europa League Semi Final 2nd Leg, 03/05/18


Arsenal are used to winning semi finals, however I don’t think any Arsenal fan travelled to Madrid with any high degree of confidence.  If this was to be our final matchday of the Europa League for the season, we going to enjoy the Spanish sunshine, some traditional fayre and the chance to visit a modern new stadium with hopefully some great facilities.   


Getting There & Parking

Having spent the afternoon in a part of the city without a nearby accessible metro station, I opted to take a taxi along with some friends.   This was direct to the stadium and allowed us to mingle with the Atletico fans before the game, and take some pictures of the impressive exterior of the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium – It may have the largest flag Ive ever seen.


After the game, I went with the majority of Arsenal fans in a Police escort through a subway tunnel and along a dirt track back to the Estadio Metropolitano Station (formerly on some maps Estadio Olympico Station). Coming out we had to go down a pretty steep ramp into a subway and walk for about 10 minutes to access the metro station  You could access the platform via 2 separate lifts, and once the crowds had moved, this was pretty straightforward.  I boarded at the front carriage as it has a bit more room that a standard carriage.


Getting a Ticket

Our tickets were arranged through Arsenal and were located in Block 107. We were at the back of the lower tier. Arsenal took 6 wheelchair users to Spain. Disappointing not to be in the away fans section.


Spectator Viewing Areas

The wheelchair section was at the back of the lower tier, with companion seats to the side. Unfortunately, when the Atletico Madrid fans stood in front, which was quite a lot particularly towards the latter parts of the game, the view was very obscured. We all felt this was very disappointing to see in such a new stadium.  I was on the end of the row so had the aisle to assist me look around the fans standing.  My fellow wheelchair users didn’t have this same opportunity.   



The concourse behind the wheelchair seating is wide and spacious.   There are nearby food and refreshment kiosks, but they didn’t have a lowered counter so reaching up for anything hot could be an issue.


There was a large disabled toilet immediately behind out seating area.






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Aubrey Bingham

Match: Atletico v AC Milan

Published: 29/4/2014


Recently attended the Champions League match Atletico Madrid v AC Milan at the Vicente Calderon.  Was able to contact Atletico ticket office by email and pay for the tickets by credit card.  We collected the tickets from the ticket office on the day of the match.

Wheelchair access into the stadium was via a gate right beside the ticket office.

We were in the front row of the main stand, situated just behind the away team dugout, it was an excellent viewing spot (see attached pics)

The atmosphere at the match was electric with the Atletico fans in fine voice and even more so as they went on to win 4-1.

To get to the stadium from Madrid City Centre, we got the metro out to near the park which runs along the banks of the Manizares River and made our way to the stadium along the river side walk which is all wheelchair accessible with a couple of cafes en route if you need refreshments.

After the game we went for a drink nearby to let the crowds die down and then got a taxi back to the city centre which was only 10-12 euros.

Apparently Atletico are moving to a new stadium..........

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