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Chelsea v Villarreal Uefa Super Cup clash in Belfast will bring economic boost, says IFA though concerns remain over number of fans

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Windsor Park will play host to the game between Chelsea and Villarreal

Windsor Park will play host to the game between Chelsea and Villarreal

Kevin Scott / Belfast Telegraph

Windsor Park will play host to the game between Chelsea and Villarreal

The Irish Football Association have declared that next month's Uefa Super Cup final between Chelsea and Villarreal at Windsor Park will showcase Northern Ireland and Belfast in a positive light and provide “economic benefits” across the city.

The glamour game on August 11, one of the biggest ever staged here, is just two weeks away — yet crowd numbers for the fixture at the national stadium are unknown.


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