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Manchester United given green light for 1,500 rail seats

Manchester United have been given the go-ahead by their local authority to install rail seats at Old Trafford.

Bristol City latest to commit to rail seats as standing revolution continues

Bristol City are set to become the latest club to provide their supporters with standing accommodation after they unveiled plans to install just under 1,200 rail seats at Ashton Gate.

Manchester United’s rail seat application “great news for supporters”

Manchester United are the latest club looking to provide a dedicated standing area after asking their local authority to give the green light to 1,500 rail seats at Old Trafford.

Standing choice has “positive impact on safety” says early Government report

A report released by the Sports Ground Safety Authority today shows that standing options – such as rail seats and seats with barriers – have improved safety in the top flight.

Government to move quickly on all-seater reform

This week the Government has confirmed that it will be implementing its manifesto commitment to reform the all-seater legislation covering the Championship and Premier League.

Fans welcome progress on standing at UEFA competitions

On 17th November, Germany played Belgium in a UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifier. The game was hosted at the Schwarzwald-Stadion, home to Bundesliga side SC Freiburg.

More standing trials needed says Government report

Research commissioned by the Government looking into possible reform of the all-seater legislation has concluded that more trials of standing areas in the top-flight are needed.

Wolves make breakthrough with plans for 5,000 rail seats

Wolves have announced plans to install more than 5,000 rail seats at Molineux in what has been described as “great news” for the standing campaign.

YouGov poll shows support for change to standing laws

Almost two-thirds of MPs believe the all-seater legislation governing the top two flights of English football should be reformed, according to data from YouGov.

Fans groups across Europe demand UEFA standing reform

In the coming weeks, football fans across Europe will protest UEFAs outdated ban on standing at European games under the slogan ‘Europe wants to stand’.

Wolves install standing options at Molineux

Wolverhampton Wanderers have become the latest club to explore standing accommodation following the installation of a standing area at Molineux.

FA back reform of all-seater laws

The FA has publicly come out in favour of clubs being allowed to introduce standing accommodation, according to The Times.

Shrews make standing history: will Spurs & Oxford United be next?

This weekend Shrewsbury Town unveiled a new rail-seating section at New Meadow, the first to be used in the history of professional football in England. Here Jon Darch, from the Safe Standing Roadshow, tells us what that means for the standing campaign…

Sports minister’s “mind is open” on standing as review launched

Above – MPs in Westminster Hall debate standing at football

Labour Party & Premier League back all-seater change

This week the Labour Party and the Premier League both came out in support of change to the current all-seater legislation governing the top two divisions of English football.

Biggest ever standing survey shows massive support for choice

The Stand Up For Choice survey, a record breaking piece of research on standing at football published today, shows an overwhelming number of fans support reforming the all-seater legislation.

“We love standing at Brentford”: how the Bees deal with the all-seater laws

Brentford FC are set to move from the 104-year-old Griffin Park during the 2019-20 season, and as Gemma Teale tells us, the club’s supporters hope they can take standing with them…

Shrewsbury Town make history with first rail seat area in England

Shrewsbury Town made history this week as they officially launched the first rail seating section in England and Wales.

Time to end blanket standing ban says senior MP

The chair of the Culture, Media & Sport Select Committee has called on the Government to end the blanket ban on new standing areas at the top of English football.

Government will continue to look at standing issue

This week in Parliament the Government was questioned about standing at football but reiterated that it does “not have any plans at this moment to change” all-seater legislation.

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