Safe management of standing at football – emerging findings

At the start of the 2019/20 season, the SGSA commissioned independent research on the safe management of standing at football.  Today we have published the emerging findings of the research.

Safe management of standing at football – emerging findings

Martyn Henderson, Chief Executive of the Sports Grounds Safety Authority (SGSA), said:

“Our research is providing new insights into the positive impact that installing seats with barriers can have on crowd safety.

“The research is ongoing and we will publish the final report at the end of season.  In the meantime, we will work closely with the Government on the implementation of its manifesto commitment to introduce safe standing.”