Rail seating licensed in League One and Two
The prospect of safe standing being introduced to top-flight English football has moved a step closer after the government body responsible for ground safety granted a request from the Football League to permit rail seating in 21 grounds that are not subject to all-seater requirements.
This means League One and League Two clubs can install rail seats if they wish - the English Football League says "the symbolic value of this decision should not be overlooked."
Writing to EFL clubs at the end of last week, chief executive of the EFL Shaun Harvey said: "The symbolic value of this decision should not be overlooked as I believe it demonstrates an encouraging direction of travel that will hopefully lead to further progress on our other aims in the period ahead.
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