European governing body UEFA requires all-seater
stadiums for teams competing in their Champions League and rail-seating allows the standing areas to be easily turned into seated areas for domestic games.
It is unclear whether a change in legislation would be needed in order to permit safe standing, with a national newspaper having quoted a Department for Culture, Media and Sport spokesperson as stating on the matter: "The Government has no plans to introduce standing accommodation at grounds covered by the all-seater
stadiums are the legacy of what happened in April 1989.
The World Cup Finals are played in comfortable all-seater
stadiums, spectators who frequently went on club organised trips with pre-match entertainment, glossy programmes, highly paid players, three points for a win and covered by legions of presenters and analysts.
Glasgow's managing director revealed the Pro12 champions have already sold over 4000 briefs for the new season - an all-time high - and the club will install an all-seater
stand to cope with demand.
Iconic Pairc Ui Chaoimh is to undergo a [euro]70million ansformation to provide a 5,000 all-seater
stadium in allintemple.
stadia were introduced more than 20 years ago following the Taylor report into the Hillsborough disaster.
stadiums were introduced more than 20 years ago following the Taylor report into the Hillsborough disaster.
At the same time, Boro - like every other club - were coming under pressure to provide an all-seater
stadium for their fans as a result of the Taylor Report that ruled that many of the lives lost at the Hillsborough Disaster during the 1989 FA Cup semi-final would have been avoided if supporters had been seated, instead of standing.
1990: Wembley staged its first game since being converted to an all-seater
stadium as Uruguay beat England in a friendly.
Tragedies, such as Hillsborough, meant that all-seater
venues were introduced, changing the experience of soccer fans.
Standing is currently allowed in Leagues One and Two but Championship grounds must be all-seater
once a club has played in the second tier for three seasons.