Chelsea can now expect to have full support at their FA Cup semi-final against Crystal Palace following an intervention from the Football Association.Roman Abramovich’s UK Government sanctions currently bar the Blues from selling any new tickets, but the FA has announced it is in talks with the Government over amendments to the club’s operating licence to allow tickets to be sold for next month’s Wembley showdown.
“We hope to have sell-out crowds at both of our Emirates FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley Stadium,” an FA spokesperson said.
“This includes tickets for Chelsea supporters for their match against Crystal Palace, and we are working with the Government on a method to achieve this whilst respecting the sanctions that are curr …