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In the coming weeks, football fans across Europe will protest UEFAs outdated ban on standing at European games under the slogan ‘Europe wants to stand’.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

Parliament set to debate standing next month

Safe standing will be debated in Parliament on Monday 25th June after a petition to Government passed 110,000 signatures.

Football League joins supporters on standing campaign

The English Football League (EFL) has backed the fan-led standing campaign and is now urging fans to tell their clubs why they want all-seater laws to be changed.

Safe standing issue heads to Parliament – urge your MP along

The FSF’s All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Football Supporters will be meeting in Parliament next week to hear about the safe standing campaign.

Government’s safe standing inertia could lead to “war on fans”

The Government’s current position on safe standing will lead to a “war on fans” according to the head of the FSF safe standing campaign.

EFL chief urges Government to review standing legislation

The chief executive of the English Football League (EFL) has written to the Sports Minister urging her to review legislation on standing at football.

Safety officers criticise Government’s safe standing stance

The body representing football safety officers has criticised the Government’s decision to reject West Bromwich Albion’s application for a safe standing pilot.

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