Koreans take ticket farce to the courts

Everyone has been blaming everyone else for the World Cup ticket farce, but Korean World Cup organisers today took a decisive step towards establishing a scapegoat Authentic Prada Shoes For Sale when they confirmed that they were considering legal action against Byrom, the Manchester-based ticket agency.

Agatha Ruiz Dela Prada Outlet Online The Korean and Japanese governments have been embarrassed by the sight of thousands of empty seats at some of the games, and loss of face is a serious cultural taboo in both Apertura Outlet Prada Montevarchi countries.

A Korean government spokesman yesterday said Authentic Prada Shoes Sale a claim for damages was being considered against Byrom and today, Che-Min Rim, spokesman for the Korean Organising Committee (KOWOC), said an investigation was being launched into the issue.

Rim said: Apertura Outlet Prada Montevarchi „The Agatha Ruiz Dela Prada Shoes Uk Korean government saw the pictures on the television and vacant seats in Busan and Gwangju were not good. They have expressed their deep concern about the situation.

„Based on the outcome of an investigation KOWOC will consider various measures to be taken and may Agatha Ruiz Dela Prada Book Bags if necessary include some kind of legal actions.“

Meanwhile, in Japan a telephone hotline is to be Agatha Ruiz Dela Prada Shop Online opened to help fans who have been unable to apply for tickets on the website fifatickets.com, which has experienced problems due to demand.

But Fifa’s communications director Keith Cooper insisted Agatha Ruiz Dela Prada Shoes Sale there was not a serious problem with regard to tickets. „Crisis? What crisis?“ he said replica prada satchel, coming on all Jim Callaghan. „Generally, the tournament is going extraordinary well and we are very happy with the situation.“

Cooper’s laid-back response was not shared by one Japanese fan, who today Authentic Prada Handbags Usa smashed the glass door of a ticketing office and kicked a staff member before being hauled away by police.

The man went to the ticketing centre at Saitama, north of Tokyo, to buy a ticket for today’s game between Japan and Belgium after being unable to connect to the busy Fifa ticket website. But when he was told that the office only held tickets bought over the Internet, he lost his temper.

Many fans in Japan and co-host South Korea have expressed frustration that last-minute tickets have not been easily available, despite the swathes of empty seats at matches in the first few days of the tournament.