Man Utd followers watch Everton conflict from new Outdated Trafford ‘rail seats’ as trial for safe-standing is rolled out
MANCHESTER UNITED followers had been capable of watch their win over Everton from the brand new ‘rail seats’ that are being trialled at Outdated Trafford.
The Purple Devils started setting up the 1800 seats designed for ‘safe-standing’ again in June.
The brand new rail seats had been loved by Man Utd followers throughout their win over EvertonCredit: Getty
You possibly can see the distinction between the common seats and people within the ‘safe-standing’ areaCredit: Getty
And supporters loved the brand new look seats on Saturday afternoon as Man Utd blew away Everton in a 4-0 pleasant victory for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect.
The trial is being carried out as a result of persistent standing in seats at both finish of the bottom is proving extra harmful than really permitting folks to face with a barrier in entrance of them.
The idea includes seats with a barrier at their again so folks behind can stand and lean in opposition to them.
It permits followers the selection of sitting or standing.
United will not be the one aspect trialling the safe-standing seats, with Chelsea and Liverpool additionally shifting forward with plans.
Anfield will see 1,800 new seats put in behind the Kop and 6,000 within the Anfield Highway Stand decrease tier.
And Chelsea are getting ready for safe-standing as effectively by upgrading the Matthew Harding and Shed ends.
When the proposal for a trial was accredited in April 2020, Man Utd’s managing director Richard Arnold stated: “Our perception is that the introduction of barrier seats will improve spectator security in areas of the stadium the place – as with different golf equipment – we now have seen examples of persistent standing.
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“It additionally permits us to future-proof the stadium within the occasion of any modifications to the present all-seater stadium coverage.
“If the trial is profitable, we might contemplate additional implementation of barrier seating in different components of the stadium.
“We are going to now transfer on to develop the set up, compliance and licensing plan for the trial, with a view to having the brand new seats put in for once we can welcome our supporters again to Outdated Trafford.”
United consulted with each Tottenham and Wolves earlier than putting in the safe-standing seats as they have already got them of their grounds.
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