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The return of terracing - where do you stand?

July 28, 2023 by admin in News

Sports minister Hugh Robertson says the government will consider allowing the return of terracing at football matches in the Premier League and Championship.

It is nearly 22 years since the Hillsborough disaster, which cost 96 Liverpool fans their lives, led to the Taylor Report, recommending the outlawing of terracing.

Robertson made his admission this week during a meeting with the Football Supporters Federation, police, Football Licensing Authority and football authorities called by LibDem sports spokesman Don Foster.

He has tabled a private member’s bill calling for safe standing areas to be allowed at top flight clubs.

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