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Safe standing - time to act

Postby Safe Standing Roadshow » Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:19 pm

Hi, this is Jon Darch from the Safe Standing Roadshow. Please take a minute to lend the safe standing campaign your vital support.

As you probably know, the EFL supports safe standing, the FA chairman wants it and the EPL clubs are discussing it. After many years of campaigning, we are almost at the point where government will look seriously at introducing it.

But we're not quite there.

A working showcase will greatly strengthen our case. It will show MPs that safe standing DOES work in this country.

So act now! Help this crowdfunding campaign being run by local fans and the FSF to create this important showcase to prove our point!

The venue will be Shrewsbury Town. But this is absolutely NOT about just one club. It's about EVERY club. And EVERY fan.

If you believe that ALL fans of ALL clubs should have the choice to sit or stand, act now!

Contribute here. Even just a pound or two will help. More if you can afford it. There are some great rewards in return.

But most of all you will be helping to make safe standing happen.

Let's get this showcase up and running ASAP, so that when discussions take place with government they can't say it wouldn't work in England or Wales.

Let's show them it can!

The time to do your bit is here and now!

Thanks!
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Re: Safe standing - time to act

Postby Hulkibulk » Mon Aug 28, 2017 7:39 am

This is vital for the atmosphere!
Was over at the emirates last homegame last season against Everton, and the atmosphere was shocking. My homeclub Rosenborg has a much better atmosphere, and we have 20k on our homegames..
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Safe standing - time to act

Postby Tony_Adams » Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:37 am

If we had safe standing it'd be the same atmosphere but your legs would ache.

Standing isn't the issue. The issue is the way seats are sold. In the good old days large groups could swarm in together from the pubs and would stay together in the ground. With seats allocated (which would be the same if standing areas were allocated) those groups are dispersed when they get in the ground.

Football clubs don't want that sort of atmosphere anymore. They want football to be a family day out. I don't think we'll ever get those atmospheres back.
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Re: Safe standing - time to act

Postby Hulkibulk » Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:58 am

A big club like Arsenal should match the yellow wall in Dortmund! Would be awesome!
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Re: Safe standing - time to act

Postby Royal Gooner » Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:52 pm

Hulkibulk wrote:A big club like Arsenal should match the yellow wall in Dortmund! Would be awesome!


too bad they didn't think of that when they built Ashburton. Now the Y*ddos have done that with their new stadium.
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