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Championship clubs set to push for safe standing trials

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A big thumbs up to today’s news from The Independent: “The Football League is facing mounting pressure to back trials for safe standing after an overwhelming majority of Championship clubs went against the League’s stance and voted in favour of permitting trials at a meeting earlier this season.” Read more here…

Robin Scott-Elliot also covers the issue of safe standing in a comment piece from the same day’s paper ‘Why clubs are keen to take a stand: There’s a real desire around the grounds for safe standing. But will the authorities listen?’ It’s well worth a read.

  • Read more about the FSF’s Safe Standing Campaign here.

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