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Tottenham Hotspur: Fans react to news that fans may be allowed to stand at their games

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Many Tottenham Hotspur fans have expressed their satisfaction after news broke stating that their fans could be allowed to stand during matches this season.

The Times published an article explaining that after 25 years, supporters will potentially be allowed to stand in selected and Championship stadiums from January.

It added that the Sports Ground Safety Authority (SGSA) invited clubs to apply to take part in the safe standing pilot. Tottenham, as well as Wolves, Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, and Bristol City, are said to have stadiums that can easily accommodate the safe standing areas.

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The news was shared online and it didn’t take long before a number of fans were discussing what this could mean for their club.

Here’s what these Tottenham supporters said…

“This could actually bring me back to going to games religiously #COYS now we just need a new owner then we’re cooking!”

“C’mon!!”
“You’ll never sing that.”
news this. So much more fun being able to abuse players standing up.”
“Wow.”
“That’s really cool, you can do it at the bottom of the south stand but not upper, like this.”
“Overdue. Sitting down at football sucks.”

Standing at matches being played in England’s top two divisions was banned as a consequence of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster.

However, over the years, campaigners have attempted to get the law overturned to allow people to stand and watch matches safely.

It seems that many of these fans are excited at the prospect of being able to watch their club again without the current restrictions.

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