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.
The review into standing at football was launched back in June 2018 by then Sports Minister Tracey Crouch following a summer of intense campaigning from supporters – culminating in a Government petition signed by more than 112,000 fans.
Published on Thursday evening, the report led by Dr Jo Welford at CFE Research, says: “Any change to current policy must be based on robust evidence that such a change would ensure equivalent or improved spectator safety.”
Dr Welford’s report recommends monitoring further trials of different standing areas to provide further evidence.
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