We'll listen to case for terraces, says sports minister Hugh Robertson

We'll listen to case for terraces, says sports minister Hugh Robertson
 

The sports minister, Hugh Robertson, has said the government will consider the possibility of reintroducing standing areas at top-level football matches, 21 years after Lord Justice Taylor recommended terracing be outlawed.
At the first ever meeting to discuss the issue with the Football Supporters' Federation (FSF), football authorities, police and Football Licensing Authority, which took place on Monday, Robertson said he would examine the evidence for safe standing. In particular, he said he wanted to see whether modern terracing would be safe, technically able to be built into stadiums,... read more

 
22 March 2011 in Sport, Views: 3
Source: Guardian
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