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Fans' anger after 'unfair' World Cup qualifier ticket system

Wales fans have expressed their anger surrounding an 'unfair' ticket system ahead of the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

Fans say they have missed out on tickets due to an unfair system Credit: PA

The Football Association of Wales say they have used a 'staggered' approach to ticket releases in order to prioritise Wales Supporters Club members - but fans needed to renew their membership by 9 June.

On the FAW website it states: "The FAW has introduced a staggered sales approach in order to prioritise those Wales Supporters Club members who have previously held a membership and EURO 2016 Tournament Ticket."

The demand for tickets have increased after Wales' success reaching the semi-finals of the Euros Credit: PA

But the renewal of membership by a certain date has angered many loyal fans - who argue they were in France supporting Wales in the European Championships during this time - and they are the ones who should get an opportunity to purchase tickets for the World Cup before other FAW members.

The FAW told ITV News they will not be making any comment on the situation.

Wales play their first match against Moldova on 5 September at the Cardiff City Stadium.

The FAW states Tournament Tickets will not go on general sale.

Stage 1 tickets were released this morning and will be available to buy until next Tuesday 26 July.

The next stage will be released on Wednesday 27 July.