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Liverpool Fans To Vote On 'Uniquely Complicated' Issue Of Rail Seating

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 24 / 17

Liverpool fans will vote on the introduction of rail seating in football stadiums following a "constructive and at times emotive meeting on safe standing," according to Andy Hunter of the London GUARDIAN. As Damian Kavanagh, one of "roughly 100 people" who attended the two-and-a-half-hour discussion...

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