Tag: safe standing

Norwich City F.C. home safe standing

Carrow Road with safe standing

The English Football League (EFL) Championship team Norwich City F.C. confirmed recently that safe standing will be implemented at their digs – the Carrow Road in Norwich, England (UK) – for the 2024-2025 seasons. ‘Norwich City FC’ stated that after thorough and extensive... » Read more

AFC Bournemouth home venue safe standing

Bournemouth stadium introduces safe standing

The Premier League team AFC Bournemouth will introduce safe standing at their residence – the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England, UK – starting with league fixture against their peer team – Manchester City F.C. – on February 24th. ‘AFC Bournemouth’ stated that... » Read more

Birmingham City safe standing survey results

Birmingham City FC safe standing survey results

The results are in following the ‘Have Your Say’ campaign regarding the possibility of safe standing being installed in the lower Tilton Road Stand at the St Andrew’s Stadium in Birmingham, England (UK). ‘Birmingham City FC’ stated that in March, Season Ticket holders for the previous... » Read more

Safe standing section at LNER Stadium

Lincoln City FC stadium will offer safe standing

Following further consultation with the safety authorities, the English Football League (EFL) League One club Lincoln City F.C. can now confirm plans for the introduction of a safe standing section at the LNER Stadium in Lincoln, England (UK). ‘Lincoln City Football Club’ stated that Phase One... » Read more

Newcastle United digs safe standing pilot

Newcastle United stadium to have safe standing soon

The Premier League club Newcastle United F.C. will trial safe standing at their residence – the St James’ Park in Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK) – from the start of the 2023-2024 seasons. ‘BBC Sport’ stated that a 1,800-capacity section for home fans will be introduced in the... » Read more

Licensed safe standing in UK top-flights

Safe standing in the UK will continue next season

There will be licensed standing in seated areas (in selected stadiums) within the United Kingdom – the Sports Minister, Nigel Huddleston – announced on May 24th. The ‘Border Telegraph’ stated that all clubs in the top two tiers of English football could be allowed to introduce... » Read more

Safe standing pilot begins at Old Trafford

Safe standing re-introduced in the UK

The professional football club Manchester United F.C. (UK) fans were among the first football supporters to be legally allowed to stand while watching a Premier League game, when the club’s safe standing trial got underway during the fixture against its peer team Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. on... » Read more