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Arsenal should lead the push for safe standing

5,171 Signatures Goal: 10,000

As Arsenal fans, REDaction would like Arsenal FC to start playing a proactive leading role in the campaign to reintroduce safe standing to the Premier League.

The push for safe standing in the Premier League is gathering pace, with clubs like Aston Villa and Sunderland already publicly in support. When specifically asked, both Arsene Wenger and Ivan Gazidis have also said that they think safe standing is a good idea. And is very clear that the idea is popular with fans, as numerous surveys have shown.

But there is still a long way to go before safe standing will be allowed in Premier League grounds. Both Premier League rules and UK law would need to be changed - which means that both the League and the Government need lobbying, with evidence of broad support for the idea and a push for change.

This campaign has encouraging words of support from around the Premier League - it now needs a leader to take it to the next stage, to start actively lobbying in the right places for change.

Throughout their history, Arsenal have been innovators in football, pushing ideas that seemed revolutionary or even impossible at the time. This history of Arsenal being leaders, not followers, makes Arsenal fans incredibly proud of our club. Even now, Arsenal reference their history as innovators, with straplines like 'Always ahead of the game' and 'Forward'.

REDaction think safe standing is an issue that Arsenal should use their respected position in the football world to lead the way on.

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  • Kyle W Kiptoo
    Kyle W Kiptoo United States, Washington
    Nov 22, 2016
    Nov 22, 2016
    Great petition...would definately increase the volume and atmosphere in the emirates.
  • Michael larmour
    Michael larmour United Kingdom, Biggleswade
    Oct 28, 2016
    Oct 28, 2016
    Always stood at highbury bring it back better atmosphere
  • Christopher Powell
    Christopher Powell United States, Eunice
    Mar 07, 2016
    Mar 07, 2016
    Safe Standing at the Emirates please!
  • Ian Abernethy
    Ian Abernethy United Kingdom, Stevenage
    Feb 27, 2016
    Feb 27, 2016
    Sadly I do not attend home games anymore. I have brilliant memories of both The North bank and my favoured Clock End. It's just not the same. Respects to Heysell and Hillsborough victim's but standing at stadiums was not the causes of these tragedies.
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