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Sanches scores and receives standing ovation on Bayern return

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Renato Sanches marked his first Bayern Munich appearance since a disastrous loan spell at Swansea with a Champions League goal at former side Benfica. He started a move in his own half and finished it off when he converted James Rodriguez’s cross from close range. Sanches received a standing ovation from the home fans following the goal. The 21-year-old Portugal ...

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Safe standing: All-seater review to look at behaviour

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A government review of safe standing at football grounds will look at whether crowds behave worse if allowed to stand than when they are seated. The review will also examine research on the risk of injury to fans persistently standing in seated areas. Sports minister Tracy Crouch announced the review[1] in June, saying that it would look at the evidence ...

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Minnesota United FC fans give Collin Martin emotional standing ovation

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July 4, 201810:08PM EDT Wednesday night, Minnesota United FC midfielder Collin Martin returned to the field after being an unused sub last week. And the crowd was right there with him. Martin, who came out publicly on Friday, ahead of Minnesota United’s Pride Night game against FC Dallas, made his first on-field appearance in Wednesday’s 4-3 win over Toronto FC. Coming off the ...

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Raul Ruidiaz gets standing ovation from Seattle Sounders fans

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div.video-js { width: 100% !important; height: 0 !important; overflow: hidden; position: relative; padding-top: 56.2%; } June 30, 20185:54PM EDT The Seattle Sounders’ newest multi-million dollar man, Raul Ruidiaz, got a warm welcome from Sounders fans when he was introduced to the crowd at CenturyLink Field, before game against the Portland Timbers. <!– Stay connected: Get access to breaking news, videos, and ...

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Sports minister Tracey Crouch 'declaring war on fans' over safe standing, say FSF

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Media playback is not supported on this device Sports Minister Tracey Crouch is “declaring war on fans” by turning a blind eye to safe standing, says the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF). The government says there are no plans to change the all-seater policy at stadiums after recently rejecting West Brom’s plans for rail seating[1]. That is despite claims fans favour ...

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Wenger gives '100% backing' to safe standing proposals

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Media playback is not supported on this device Safe standing proposals at football stadiums in England have the “100% backing” of Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger. The government says there are no plans to change the all-seater policy at stadiums after West Brom’s pilot for safe standing was rejected. And the Premier League has said more evidence is needed before safe ...

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Premier League clubs want more evidence on safe standing

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Media playback is not supported on this device More evidence is needed before safe standing can be allowed at top-flight stadiums, the Premier League has said. Earlier this month, sports minister Tracey Crouch rejected West Brom’s request[1] to trial safe standing. The legislation forbidding it was introduced following the Taylor Report into the 1989 Hillsborough disaster. “This subject is complex ...

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Safe standing: EFL boss Shaun Harvey 'robustly' campaigning for safe standing

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English Football League chairman Shaun Harvey says he is “robustly” asking the government to allow safe standing in football grounds. In a letter to club bosses, Harvey said there was “significant popular demand” for standing to be allowed. Sports minister Tracey Crouch rejected a request from West Brom[1] to trial safe standing at The Hawthorns. The safe-standing rule was introduced ...

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