Swindon Town Football Club has said it is preparing to welcome fans back after Swindon's Tier 2 status was confirmed. 

Under the restrictions, beginning next Wednesday, 2,000 fans will be able to watch any home games at the County Ground. 

The first home game under the new rules will be on December 12 against Fleetwood.

A statement from the club said: "Following the news regarding fans being allowed back into football grounds, Swindon Town are currently putting plans in place as our next home league match will take place on December 12.

"Swindon has been categorised in Tier 2, allowing 2,000 people into the ground on a match day. 

"The club will release a full statement in due course."