Safe standing imminent at a ‘number’ of Premier League stadiums, talkSPORT told


Safe standing imminent at a ‘number’ of Premier League stadiums, talkSPORT told

A ‘number’ of Premier League clubs are considering installing safe standing sections in time for next season, talkSPORT has been told.

62 per cent of MPs now support standing in the top two divisions, according to a survey.

Rail seating could soon be utilised by Premier League clubs

The increased support has led to speculation a law-change could soon occur, which would overturn the all-seater legislation introduced at the start of the 1994/95 season at the recommendation of the Taylor Report into the Hillsborough disaster.

Michael Burnett, the Managing Director of Ferco Seating, said: “There are two aspects to it. Firstly, it produces the right crowd experience and secondly it might even provide additional revenue for the clubs.”

Mr Burnett believes the rail seating section installed during the construction of Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium showed there is backing for safe standing.