By John Smith • 21 February 2020 • 17:38
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HUNDREDS across Europe are out of pocket because of a major mistake made by UEFA when offering more tickets for the Euro 2020 football tournament.
Its initial online offering was a sell-out but because a number of people didn’t pay for them, those were put back on sale and fans immediately placed orders.
Having been successful, many then booked flights and accommodation (often non-refundable) only to receive an email several hours later saying that the tickets had been sold in error and the order was cancelled.
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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.
Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.
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