A petition calling for the return of standing in Premier League and Championship games has reached the required number for MPs to consider a debate in parliament on the matter.
The call for safe standing, posted on the Parliament official website, has reached in excess of 100,000 signatures, less than two weeks after UK Sports Minister Tracey Crouch claimed only a "vocal minority" wanted it.
"Safe standing offers a much safer alternative to fans who wish to stand, rather than sit at football matches,"...
LONDON -- Arsene Wenger has said he has "a high opinion" of former Barcelona manager Luis Enrique but is staying out of Arsenal's search for his replacement.
Luis Enrique has been touted as one of the main candidates for Wenger's job when he steps down this summer, in part because of his relationship with former Barcelona sporting director Raul Sanllehi, who joined Arsenal in February.
Asked about Luis Enrique at his news conference on Thursday, Wenger said: "I have a high opinion of him.
After what has been a fairly disastrous few months and a difficult season overall, Chelsea's campaign could yet end on a high. Dropped points, a loss of intensity and a fragile mindset have all contributed to lowering standards and a slide down the table.
Nevertheless, there remains the faintest glimmer of hope that the season could still be salvaged. Having struggled to string two wins together since the dawn of 2018, the Blues have achieved three in a week. OK, Southampton (twice) and Burnley...