Cottagers wait on UEFA call

Fulham are awaiting a verdict from UEFA over whether their Europa League semi-final first leg in Hamburg can go ahead as planned on Thursday evening.

The tie is in doubt due to travel restrictions in place after the recent volcanic eruptions in Iceland and Cottagers manager Roy Hodgson is content to wait on the decision of European football's governing body.

He said after the goalless draw with Wolves:"UEFA have been in touch with the club and the English FA are in touch with the matter.

"One of UEFA's concerns is that it should be fair and that their opponents don't have to go through hell and high water to get to the game.

"An ideal scenario would be that the volcanic ash clears up and we can fly over to Germany.

"It's totally and utterly linked to if there are flights. If there are no flights then the only option is to get a train and bus to Hamburg.

"There could still be a further problem because there might be no trains or coaches to travel on, but I'm confident UEFA will resolve the problem."

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