Premier League football club Manchester United is hoping to soon sell tickets for standing fans after making a formal request to introduce rail seating at Old Trafford.

It has been revealed that the club made a formal proposal to the local Safety Advisory Group in December to request a trial featuring up to 1,500 seats in the North East Quadrant of Old Trafford.

The minutes from a recent fans’ forum meeting read: “Our belief is that the introduction of rail seating will enhance spectator safety in areas of the stadium where – as with other clubs – we have seen examples of persistent standing.”

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