MANCHESTER UNITED followers had been capable of watch their win over Everton from the brand new ‘rail seats’ that are being trialled at Previous Trafford.
The Pink Devils began constructing the 1,800 seats designed for ‘safe-standing’ again in June.
The brand new rail seats had been loved by Man Utd followers throughout their win pre-season over EvertonCredit score: Getty
You possibly can see the distinction between the common seats and people within the ‘safe-standing’ spaceCredit score: Getty
And supporters loved the brand new look seats on Saturday afternoon as Man Utd blew away Everton in a 4-0 friendly victory for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect.
The trial is being carried out as a result of persistent standing in seats at both finish of the bottom is proving extra harmful than really permitting individuals to face with a barrier in entrance of them.
The idea entails seats with a barrier at their again so individuals behind can stand and lean towards them.
It permits followers the selection of sitting or standing.
Anfield will see 1,800 new seats put in behind the Kop and 6,000 within the Anfield Highway Stand decrease tier.
And Chelsea are preparing for safe-standing as properly by upgrading the Matthew Harding and Shed ends.
When the proposal for a trial was approved in April 2020, Man Utd’s managing director Richard Arnold mentioned: “Our perception is that the introduction of barrier seats will improve spectator security in areas of the stadium the place – as with different golf equipment – we have now seen examples of persistent standing.
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“It additionally permits us to future-proof the stadium within the occasion of any modifications to the present all-seater stadium coverage.
“If the trial is profitable, we might think about additional implementation of barrier seating in different components of the stadium.
“We’ll now transfer on to develop the set up, compliance and licensing plan for the trial, with a view to having the brand new seats put in for once we can welcome our supporters again to Previous Trafford.”
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