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Over 300k request Dortmund tickets

March 31, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff

Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund have been inundated with requests for tickets for their final home game against Eintracht Frankfurt on May 14.

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Dortmund, who last won the league in 2002, have a seven-point lead at the top of the table with seven games left, but were not expecting the kind of demand they have received for their remaining fixtures.

So far, the club have received 301,752 requests for tickets, in addition to their 50,000 season-ticket holders, despite the fact that their Signal Iduna Park stadium holds 80,000.

Already, Dortmund's home matches against Hanover and Freiburg have been sold out, with only 21,000 tickets up for grabs for their final game as the away end is allocated 8,000.

A ballot is set to be held after the applications deadline on April 10.