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Celtic To Become First British Club To Introduce Safe Standing

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - MAY 24: A general view of the ground ahead of the Scottish Premiership match between Celtic and Inverness Caley Thistle at Celtic Park on May 24, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Jeff Holmes/Getty Images)

Celtic are to become the first club in Britain to introduce safe standing areas in their stadium. Following the Hillsborough disaster, the British Home Secretary introduced the Football Spectators Act 1989. Contained in the legislation was a regulation which required football grounds to become all-seated. In 1992 this regulation was relaxed for the two lower leagues, League 1 and League 2. Both the …

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Safe Standing – Will The Days Of The Terrace Ever Return?

In almost all football debate, as soon as the words ‘safe standing’ are uttered, there is a very clear line; some are in favour of the option, and others are not. The reality is that, safe standing at football matches is only as dangerous as the security that is available. The tragic and harrowing events of Hillsborough and Heysel, as …

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