In the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff there are plans to close the top tier and move spectators down closer to the action, there is a similar plan for Hampden Park in Glasgow - but there are still half a million football tickets on sale.
With Lord Coe saying some ticket prices could be lowered there could be hope that the football venues could benefit from full stadiums.
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