Everton have been praised by fans’ groups for drawing up contingency plans for safe-standing areas in their new stadium.
The Toffees are set to submit plans for their new Bramley-Moore Dock Stadium later this year, and in their plans, they have catered for the possibility of safe-standing.
Safe-standing would actually increase Everton’s new stadium from a capacity of 52,000 to up to 62,000, adding up to 10,000 on to the capacity of the new venue.
However, plans for safe-standing haven’t yet been approved and for now, the new ground will be an all-seater stadium unless the government approve plans between now and the competition of the new venue.
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