Tag: safe standing

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

Man United keeps fingers crossed on rail seating bid

Manchester United Safe Standing

Manchester United – has officially submitted their application to create its first safe standing section at Old Trafford. The 76,000-capacity football stadium Old Trafford is the home facility of The Red Devils. Old Trafford is likely to be the third Premier League stadium to boast a safe... » Read more

Turkey sheds hard stance on standing sections

Turkey Safe Standing

After years of the all-seater rule, Turkey has finally opened up to the idea of allowing regular standing sections. The country no longer has a close-minded approach on standing areas. Following legal changes from 2019 and early 2020, stadia in the country can now operate also without individual... » Read more