Hundreds of Westlife fans have been told to stand or get their money back after 'transport delays' caused last-minute changes to the seating plan.

The boyband is playing Glasgow's SSE Hydro tonight, but fans have been left infuriated after they were told their tickets had been changed.

The event was originally fully seated but specific blocks have been asked to stand instead.

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Anyone unable to stand or would prefer not to have not been offered alternative seating, but bosses say they are entitled to a full refund. 

Fans in blocks 001-012 will now be forced to stand, or miss the show entirely.

Evening Times: A post in the event's Facebook page broke the news to many fans tonight.A post in the event's Facebook page broke the news to many fans tonight.

Ticketholders were sent an email this morning, but many fans say this was not enough notice.

Debra Lockley commented on the venue's Facebook post: "Well that's cr** all that money to be in second row and it could work out I'm near the back. Might just get the money back."

Karen Farley wrote: "That’s terrible! What if you cannot stand all that time? So your attitude is have a refund? Feel sorry for the people who no doubt paid a lot of money for front row tickets."

Sharon Marie Armit commented: "Paid premium ticket price for others to be infront!! It's a free for all!"

Craig Gemmell said: "Disgusting to do this to fans. Especially at this late notice."

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Jamielee Cassidy had bought tickets for family members. He wrote: "What a bl**** joke!!!!! I got my mum and granny tickets for this show tonight and they are just now getting told they have to stand!!!!! That's bang out."

A spokesperson for the SSE Hydro said: “The seating layout for tonight’s Westlife show was changed due to unexpected transport delays.

"For ticketholders who did not wish to or were unable to stand, full refunds are available from the original point of purchase.

"We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.”

The last-minute change has caused many to fear future Westlife gigs will be affected. The Evening Times has approached The SSE Hydro to confirm if this is the case.