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all-seater

adj
Brit (of a sports stadium) having seats for all the spectators, so that none stand to watch the game
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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 requirement.
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.
All-seater stadia were introduced more than 20 years ago following the Taylor report into the Hillsborough disaster.
All-seater 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.

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